Science Communicator job opportunity – Queensland Government

My role within the Queensland Government is available whilst I am on a 12-months leave of absence. See below for details. Please contact Kylie Hickling on the number below for further information.

Role Title: Senior Project Officer Salary: $75,779 – $81,075 p.a. Status: Temporary full time for 12 months with possible extension Job Ad Reference Number: QLD/EEDI10156/10 Service Delivery Group: Employment and Economic Development Closing Date: Tuesday, 27 April 2010 Division: Science Infrastructure and Engagement Contact: Kylie Hickling Location: 111 George St, BNE Telephone: (07) 3224 8209 Classification: AO6 Apply Online:

Within DEEDI, the Innovation group contributes to the government’s 2020 vision for Queensland (Toward Q2) by supporting a strong Queensland and creating a diverse economy powered by bright ideas. Science Engagement facilitates collaborative promotion of innovation through science/technology R&D activity in Queensland, and develops strategic programs to raise industry and community awareness of the benefits of innovation to the community, the economy and the environment.

Job details * Provide high level support and assistance to the Science Engagement Manager to implement and further develop the department’s Science Engagement Strategy * Co-ordinate key engagement activities, including business and public participation, relating to science policy, infrastructure, research and development and commercialization * Assist with specific projects (including co-ordination, budgets, project plans, project management) * Assist in engaging stakeholders including business, scientific, research and innovation institutions, clients and community groups in key smart state/innovation themes * Develop, co-ordinate and implement communication and engagement activities and events including conferences, launches and sponsorships. * Create high-quality written material for publications, websites, editorial and media releases * Provide advice on communication issues, promotional opportunities, engagement activities and sponsorships.

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Regards, Annie

Annie Harris Senior Project Officer Science Engagement Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation Level 10, 111 George Street, Brisbane Qld 4000 PO Box 15168, City East Qld 4002 t: +61 7 3224 2383 f: +61 7 3225 8754 e:

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