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SEEKING – Communications Officer

Posted June 26, 2022

Prace is seeking a dynamic & team-oriented Communications Officer to assist in promoting the organisation, programs and services. 

This casual position, of up to 15 hours per week is part of a dynamic team, passionate about helping students to change their lives through adult education.

Prace provides supportive, flexible and inclusive adult education courses to meet the needs of the community, and to support people to participate in learning, community and work activities. We are a not-for-profit organisation. 

Duties & responsibilities include

  • Develop and publish social media posts
  • Design marketing collateral and publications
  • Develop and publish EDMs
  • Interview Prace stakeholders to develop stories for social media

Selection Criteria


  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s and experience
  • Ability to use relevant computer packages including the Adobe products (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), Canva, and Mailchimp.
  • Demonstrated self-management skills
    • Set priorities, manage own time, plan and organise own work within agreed timelines.
    • Achieve objectives within set time frames and budgets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their users (Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
  • Experienced in sourcing, developing, curating and publishing engaging and ‘social’ online content.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to communicate orally and negotiate effectively with a wide variety of people
    • Ability to work independently and in teams / groups.


  • Experience working in a community service or public education organization

How to apply

Email your resume and samples of your work that illustrate your ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position to libby@prace.vic.edu.au

To see the position description click here.

Child Safe – Statement of Commitment

Prace prides itself on being a child safe organisation with zero tolerance for child abuse. We recognise our legal and moral responsibilities to keep children and young people safe from harm. 

This will be achieved by:

  • having a zero tolerance for child abuse
  • working to actively listen to and empower children
  • having systems to protect children from abuse, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and responding to them consistently in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures
  • being committed to promoting cultural safety for Aboriginal children, cultural safety for children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability
  • engaging only the most suitable people to work with children along with providing high quality supervision and professional development.

All staff employed by Prace are required to have a Working with Children Check card or VIT registration.  See our Child Safe Code of Conduct here.

Diversity and Inclusion

Prace understands the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.