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Communications Officer (Maternity leave cover)

  • Full time - 9 month contract (maternity leave cover)
  • Friendly and supportive team with flexible workplace culture
  • Reputable organisation in convenient Sydney CBD location
  • Attractive salary packaging provisions available

Looking for a career move where you can make a difference across NSW? 


EWON is highly respected and provides consumers with independent, free, informal dispute resolution services. Working in an ombudsman scheme provides a unique career experience for people with a strong customer service orientation, who are looking to be part of a great team doing rewarding and valuable work. 


Our opportunity

We currently have a 9 month fixed term contract position (full time) available in our Communications and Outreach team as a maternity leave cover.


We are seeking an energetic and motivated Communications Officer to produce EWON’s Annual Report, manage media enquiries and assist with other communication activities. This is a diverse and dynamic role, with the opportunity to utilise and grow your skillset in a number of areas related to communications.


This is a key role at EWON and a fantastic opportunity where the results of your hard work will be noticed. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Designing documents, collateral and other material
  • Coordinating development of EWON’s Annual Report
  • Media monitoring and liaison
  • Assisting with updating and enhancing EWON’s online and social media platforms
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Undertaking project research and co-ordinating projects as required

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications or equivalent
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated project planning and coordination skills, including Annual Report or other large-scale publication development
  • Experience drafting media releases, preparing media responses and liaising with journalists
  • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to adapt style to suit different purposes
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud programs: Indesign and Photoshop
  • Excellent communication skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels


If you are ready to take the next step in your career and become part of our dynamic team, then we'd love to hear from you.

View the position description here


EWON provides great employee benefits, including:

  • A vibrant, collaborative team culture
  • Great work/life balance and flexibility
  • Salary packaging to increase your take-home pay
  • Onsite Learning and Development
  • Monthly wellbeing program, including yoga classes and breakfast
  • End of month ‘Sunset drinks’ and Social Committee events

Need extra information? 

Contact our HR team on 02 8218 5271.


To apply    

Send your resume and cover letter addressing the above essential skills and experience to


Closing date for applications is Monday 9 December at 9.00am.


Please note

  • EWON is an EEO employer
  • Applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.
  • Applicants must be legally permitted to work in Australia.