Thursday, December 24, 2015

Australian Consulate General New York: Public Diplomacy Officer

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Jobs Information

The Australian Consulate-General in New York invites applications for the position of Public Diplomacy Officer for a start date of 07 March 2016. Reporting to the Director of Public Diplomacy, the Public Diplomacy Officer is responsible for working as a part of a small team in support of the Australian Government’s diplomatic and public diplomacy objectives in New York. 

Tasks and Functions

The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: 
  • Assist the Director of Public Diplomacy to develop the Consulate’s annual public diplomacy program and independently deliver and report on program initiatives and events. 
  • Advise the Director of Public Diplomacy on cultural relations activities and develop partnerships to promote Australian arts and culture and economic diplomacy objectives
  • Manage public diplomacy events, including all logistical arrangements such as guest lists, catering, entertainment and technical support.
  • Manage and track event budgets, and procure relevant goods and services in accordance with DFAT financial guidelines.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and represent the Consulate as required.
  • Manage public enquires on public diplomacy activities as required.
  • Assist with logistical arrangements for high-level official visits.
  • Provide back-up for the Public Affairs Officer as required.
  • Some after hours and weekend work required
New York
Starts On
March 7, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
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