The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.
We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.
Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.
With offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.
The Communications department supports leaders at all levels of the institution to promote project and campaign efforts, inform key audiences and protect and advance the Pew brand. The department provides a comprehensive range of communications services for all programmatic and administrative units and Trusts-operated projects. Our in-house expertise includes: strategy and message development; editorial support; design and creative services; media event planning; digital and video production and social media. The unit oversees all communications policies, guidelines and processes in order to manage the Pew brand, ensure production of the highest quality work and effectively steward Pew’s resources.
This position, reports to the director, communications, based in Pew’s Washington, DC office, and is a member of the Pew communications staff supporting the work of the Outback to Oceans Australia portfolio. He/she leads the development and implementation of communications strategies to effectively communicate Pew’s work and messages in Australia. He/she is part of the team of communications professionals working on Pew’s environment programs. The position requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, proven writing and editing abilities across on- and off-line platforms, as well as experience with supporter networks, media relations and staff support. This position has one direct report. The position will be located in Brisbane where the main national Pew office is located. For particularly high level candidates, locating the position in Sydney or Melbourne could be considered.
Publications, Writing, Online & Multimedia Communications
The position requires considerable travel domestically and occasionally internationally.
Compensation and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and standard Australian benefits.
Please click the application link/button and follow the instructions to send a CV and cover letter to the attention of Human Resources.
Applications to close on 30 April 2018.
The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.