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JOB BOARD

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
& IDEA ALCHEMIST 

Canberra Based 

 

Love making the impossible possible? Love working with big ideas, tech and innovation? Want to be part of creating the future?

We are extreme storytellers that will go to the outer edges of space, deep into the outback, and into the roaring crowds of sporting stadiums to inspire and motivate.

 

House of Kitch is a small, dynamic agency that specialises in imaginative communications to inspire behaviour change on things that matter. We work on areas as diverse as women’s sport, health, Defence and high-tech aerospace innovation.

 

We are looking for a Canberra based comms professional who can help tell complex, high-tech stories in compelling ways. This role would potentially suit a freelance or ex-journalist (or other highly-skilled writer/communicator), and involves story writing, content development, working with video editors and graphic designers and on the ground coordination.

 

We need someone minimum 3 days/ week – can be full time/flexible, initially on a 12 week contract. Canberra based, work from home with some time in client offices. Our head office is in Sydney, you will be part of our virtual team with some travel COVID permitting.

 

You will be managing communications and client facing:

  • Translating technical concepts into interesting stories and communication products.

  • Developing communication strategies, plans, monitoring, and reporting.

  • Developing/ writing communication products and website content.

  • Being onsite to coordinate video shoots, conduct interviews and oversee content development.

  • Liaising with graphic designers and content producers.

  • Helping facilitate workshops.

  • Stakeholder engagement and client liaison.

 

What we are looking for:

  • A natural born storyteller that thrives on connecting with people, collaborating with partners and crafting stories that uplift and inspire.

  • Love stretching storytelling boundaries.

  • Must love tech (drones, space, lasers, AI, AR, VR) and innovation.

  • Enjoy working remotely as part of a small cohesive team.

  • 8-12 years experience agency/ consulting/ in-house/ government.

  • Sec clearance is desirable but not essential.