Communications Manager Position Description



Role Description

The Communications Manager is a full-time role, responsible for a wide range of duties that will support Primary Ethics’ operations. The role answers to the Chief Executive Officer.


  • Develop and implement a communications strategy that ensures consistent and effective messaging to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage relationships with the media
  • Collaborate with staff to manage communications with stakeholders via newsletters and other means
  • Create and keep up to date all collateral for use by staff and volunteers in communicating about Primary Ethics
  • Manage website content
  • Strategic management and regular updates of all social media (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn).
  • Assist in the management of relationships with donors
  • Manage the development of video and photographic resources for use in communication and training
  • Administer and provide user support for all systems, including online systems and ensure consistency of messages
  • Oversee the response to phone and email inquiries from volunteers and the public to ensure timeliness, quality and consistency
  • Manage volunteer and parent surveys and other projects
  • Oversee regular updates and maintenance of recruitment and curriculum documents
  • Manage Ethics Coordinator and Regional Management forums, including timely responses
  • Oversee the production and maintenance of volunteer handbooks and other projects


The hours are Monday to Friday, 9am til 5pm. The role is flexible in that some hours per week may be agreed to be provided from a home office.


Skills and Experience

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  2. Ability to develop digital communications including HTML coding, utilising website content management applications and a working knowledge of graphic design applications
  3. Strong project management skills
  4. Superior general administration skills
  5. Superior knowledge and understanding of social media
  6. Confident in an online environment
  7. Capable of quickly learning new processes and systems.
  8. Excellent problem-solving skills, self-motivated, able to prioritise well
  9. Experience in working in an environment where you have to ‘pitch in’ and operate at all levels will be highly regarded.

Personal Attributes

10. Candidates should understand and support our mission to provide philosophical ethics classes for children in NSW public primary schools.

To Apply

We encourage talented, resilient and motivated applicants from different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally, linguistically and sexually diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people re-entering the workforce to apply.

This role has now closed.