ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Communications and Events Support Officer - ACTCOSS

ACT Council of Social Service Inc. (ACTCOSS)
  • Do you want to use your communications skills to advocate for social justice in the ACT?
  • Could you help coordinate and promote events and activities in the Community Sector?
  • Part-time position of 30 hrs/week (4-5 days)
  • Annual salary $59,264, plus 10% superannuation


The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) is the peak representative body for the social and community service sector and people living with disadvantage and inequality in the ACT.

 ACTCOSS works to ensure that government policy improves the lives of people who face disadvantage and that community service organisations are adequately resourced and supported ACTCOSS is a member of the nationwide COSS network, made up of each state and territory COSS and our national body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS).

The opportunity

This position is ideal for anyone who wishes to use their events management, communications, media, marketing, and stakeholder relationship management skills for the goal of creating a more equal and fair society.

This position will support the work of the entire organisation and work closely with the Operations team and the CEO in line with the ACTCOSS Strategic Plan. It provides the successful candidate a broad and engaging workload, with an opportunity to work in a small but dedicated staff team working across policy, communications, sector development and administration.


ACTCOSS has above-award pay and conditions as part of the ACT Community Sector Multiple Enterprise Agreement (MEA). The position is classified at SCHADS level 4.1, plus 10% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

The successful applicant must have the right to live and work in Australia.

To apply

Applications need to include a current CV and a covering letter which addresses all the essential selection criteria. If you have additional skills or qualifications listed as ‘highly regarded’, please respond to these as well. Please email applications to [email protected].

Please phone 02 6202 7200, email [email protected] or visit for more information, or a copy of the position description and selection criteria (also available on this page).

All enquiries and applications for this position will be treated confidentially, and information collected held in accordance with our ACTCOSS Privacy Policy.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 10 January 2022 – 5.00pm.

Applications close: 
Monday 10 January 2022 - 5:00pm

Phone 02 6202 7200, email [email protected]

First posted: 
Friday 3 December 2021