ACFID jobs

Working at ACFID is much more than just a job - it’s a chance to join a community of like-minded individuals working together to end world poverty and injustice.

All applications should consist of a completed Application for Employment Form, Resume and Statement against the Selection Criteria.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please send your full application for the available role to [email protected] by the nominated time and date outlined in the job vacancy announcements below. Test

Current Vacancies

Communications and Media Adviser – Full time, Canberra based

• Are you a seasoned communications and media professional?
• Are you passionate about international development and social justice? 
• Do you enjoy a dynamic environment to bring your communications skills to work every day?
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Communications and Media Adviser.

ACFID is the peak body for Australian non-government organisations (NGOs) involved in international development and humanitarian action. Our purpose is to lead and unite our members in action for a just, equitable and sustainable world. 
The main purpose of the Communications and Media Adviser is to:

• Build ACFID’s profile, reputation and voice through strategic external and internal communications;
• Lead the planning and roll-out of ACFID’s communications strategy and key initiatives;
• Provides strategic communications advice to ACFID management and support the development of ACFID staff to undertake effective communications;
• Advise on and lead the building of ACFID’s approach to strategic communications in the medium term.

You will need to interact with a diverse set of stakeholders, take a proactive and creative approach to your work, pay keen attention to detail, have the capacity to manage competing responsibilities, and to thrive in an energetic, team environment.
Salary offer between $71,621-$83,344 (depending on the skills and experience)) plus 9.5 % superannuation. Under current taxation laws, up to $15,900 of the base salary may be taken as a tax-free fringe benefit. 

Applications close Wednesday 5 October 11:59PM AEST

Early applications are encouraged. For further information, please contact Joanna Pradela on 02 6281 9221.


Casual Register

Are you interested in working with ACFID? From time to time we have a requirement for casual staff for short-term administrative work in our Secretariat in Canberra. If you would like to be contacted about future opportunities, please complete the ACFID Employment Application Form and send it with your resume to