We are hiring! Exciting new role as a First Nations Communications Director

Common Ground is at an exciting stage in our growth as a not-for-profit. We’ve secured long-term funding, and are excited to be expanding our team.

Reporting to the CEO, the First Nations Communications Director will work closely with the Common Ground team on a number of existing projects, as well as have opportunities to co-create and deliver new storytelling and advocacy projects that will achieve impact for our communities. 

The role exists to manage the ideation, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of all communications activities. And to lead the First Nations team in developing Common Ground projects, initiatives and opportunities to centre First Nations voices, perspectives and knowledges. 

This is an identified role for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Read the full job description here.

WHO YOU ARE (ESSENTIAL)

WHO YOU MIGHT BE (DESIRED BUT NOT ESSENTIAL)

WHO WE ARE

Common Ground is a First Nations-led not-for-profit, working to shape a society that centres First Nations people, knowledge and self-determination. We amplify First Nations voices, embed First Nations knowledge in key systems, and deliver cultural strengthening projects that harness the power of storytelling to create impact.

Common Ground first launched in 2018 with a website bringing together First Nations knowledge, cultures and stories. We have continued to grow and evolve, and now work on a range of digital platforms, educational resources and strategic partnerships in different systems.

WHAT WE OFFER

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please fill out the following form below, which will ask you some key questions and make space for you to attach a cover letter and CV.

Even if you don’t meet all the criteria outlined in this ad, we strongly encourage you to apply. As an organisation we are committed to backing First Nations people to build capability and expertise. 

Applications close Friday 17 September 2021.

For more information regarding this role, email people@commonground.org.au.


We acknowledge all First Peoples of this land and celebrate their enduring connections to Country, knowledge and stories. We pay our respects to Elders and Ancestors who watch over us and guide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

This space contains images, voices and stories from people that have passed away.

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