Sport Climbing Australia Communications Officer

Location: Work from home

Remuneration: Contract based on award rates

Hours: 5 to 10 hours per week

Sport Climbing Australia is seeking a Communications Officer to join our team. This role provides support to the board and undertakes communications tasks within and outside of the organisation. If you have excellent communications skills and are excited to work in our growing sport, apply now. 

The role reports directly to the board. 

Position Description

    • Preparation of items for the board meeting - communications report, event update, state reports
    • Manage communication with state bodies
    • Answer email enquiries, maintain 'Info' email address 
    • Write media releases under direction
    • Prepare and communicate board update to state bodies and other stakeholders where relevant
    • Update website with relevant content, news, athlete profiles etc, source pictures and news
    • Develop content for digital media including social media, emails to members, newsletters
    • Maintain a good relationship with partners and stakeholders
    • Management of events in the backend of our membership system - setup, update registrations, send info to event organisers etc 
    • General administrative tasks

      Skills and Experience Requirements

      The following skills and experience are required:
      • Excellent Communication skills and professional approach
      • Experience in social media communication
      • Experience with traditional media relationships - writing press releases, communication around events
      • Experience with writing articles, newsletters, PR and communication to members

      The following skills and experience are desired:

      • Experience in working with sponsors and partners / negotiation skills
      • Experience working with a board
      • Experience in climbing related communication
      • Experience or qualification in marketing or communications

      Selection Process

      Please send your application by email to by the 20th December. 

      PO Box 341W Ballarat West 3350


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