NGO Recruitment supports the Voice to Parliament and a YES vote on 14th October

Communications Coordinator

Organisation Name Health Equity Matters
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2023-08-30
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1118996
  • Contribute to efforts to end HIV transmission and health inequity
  • Develop a centralised communications function within the organisation
  • Enjoy a 35-hour work week in Sydney CBD, with some WFH options


The Organisation
Health Equity Matters is the peak national organisation for Australia’s community HIV response and aims to end health inequity for its communities.
They work with member organisations who represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities, sex workers, people who use drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Through advocacy, policy, and health promotion, they lead Australia’s effort to end HIV transmission and promote the health of its communities.

Health Equity Matters’ close connections with its communities provide rapid intelligence on changes in LGBTIQA+ health and Australia’s HIV epidemic, allow the organisation to mobilise and respond quickly and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, research and clinical partners.

  • Generous salary with not-for-profit salary packaging available
  • Working 5 days (35 hours per week), with some hybrid options
  • Excellent Sydney CBD transport links, walkable from central station
  • Focus on employee’s health and wellbeing
The Role
Reporting to the Manager, National Programs this is a new role with flexibility and an opportunity to make it your own. You will be responsible to:  
  • Establish, develop, and maintain a centralised, effective communications function
  • Identify opportunities and collaborate with stakeholders to produce relevant and timely communications activities
  • Update and maintain the organisations web presence, including social media
  • Engage with members, external agencies, and colleagues in all areas of the organisation
  • Ensure consistent branding and standards of communication across all channels

Skills Required
You will have a broad background in communications and be excited about highlighting the impactful work of Health Equity Matters. In addition, you will also be able to demonstrate:   
  • Successful development and management of communication plans
  • Familiar with a wide range of communication products and activities
  • Ability to create engaging content for a variety of mediums and audiences
  • Strong judgement skills with the ability to manage and advise on issues requiring sensitivity
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills

If you are commited to raising visibility and awareness of specific communities in the non-profit health sector, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above or call (02) 8243 0570 if you have any questions, or email

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.