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The National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC) is the official body charged by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference with developing, advising, enunciating and acting upon policy at the national level for the Catholic Church’s work in education. The NCEC is the focal point for ongoing discussions and negotiations with the Australian Government and other national bodies involved in education.
The Executive Director provides national leadership to the NCEC and the NCEC Secretariat and is responsible for strategically positioning and promoting the principal works of NCEC with regard to the educational mission of the Church in Australian Catholic schools and Catholic school systems.
The Executive Director will be appointed by and reports directly to the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education.
Leaders in Catholic education are encouraged to visit for further information; and learn how to easily progress an interest in this role. Enquiries and expressions of interest are also welcome to John Chesher on 0417 068 220 or quoting reference no. TS1375. Closing Date: Monday 30th April 2018.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is seeking an experienced communications professional in Braddon, Canberra.  As the Senior Communications Advisor, you will work with a diverse range of Catholic organisations, service sectors and projects and will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the Media and Communications Director in implementing the ACBC’s media and communication strategy
  • Building working relationships mainstream journalists and with professional media and communications networks across the Catholic Church in Australia 
  • Preparing and disseminating media releases, statements and news stories 
  • Respond to media enquiries 

Download a full Position Description from You will have formal qualifications in media or communications or equivalent experience.  You will also have an intuitive grasp of grammar and tone of voice, and the ability to shape content for different audience needs.  In return, we're offering an ethical, people-focused workplace with the space to grow your media and communications skills. To be considered for this role, applications should address the Knowledge, Skills and Experience as listed in the position description. For more information contact Mr Gavin Abraham via email at Applications including three referees to be submitted to Jane Bashiruddin via email to Applications close on 7 May 2018, 4pm.