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Editing and Research Officer, Office for Social Justice

Do you have experience in editing and writing, with a passion for social justice?  The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Office for Social Justice is seeking an Editing and Research Officer for a key role in this national office, which is based in Sydney.

As the Editing and Research Officer, you will be responsible for editing our publications and coordinating their production, as well as assisting in the research, education and advocacy activities of the Office.

You can download a full Position Description: Editing and Research Officer

You will have high level editing skills and expertise in English expression and grammar, a commitment to the Church’s teachings and efforts for social justice, and a keen interest in social issues in Australia and abroad.  You will have experience in Microsoft Windows operating systems, high-level skills in Microsoft Word, skills and experience in desktop publishing programs such as Adobe InDesign, and preferably skills and experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.  You will liaise with authors, graphic designers, image suppliers and printers, and more broadly with social justice networks.

To be considered for this role, applications should address the Knowledge, Skills and Experience as listed in the position description.

Enquiries Ms Jane Bashiruddin 0447 238 432 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications including three referees to be submitted via email to Jane Bashiruddin   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close on Sunday 16 December, 5pm

Interviews are expected to be held in mid-January 2019

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia and may be required to provide a Working with Children Check or a suitable Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

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