Communications Officer

Applications close May 31, 2024

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Full time/Part time until 30 June 2025
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Salary packaging benefits


Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Council was founded and is still led, governed and directed by women from the NPY region in central Australia. It was created to give a voice to women across 26 desert communities in the cross-border regions of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Today, we continue to provide progressive, innovative and evidence based work in service delivery, advocacy and support.


The Directorate team are responsible for leading the executive management responsibilities of the organisation working in close consultation with elected Directors of NPY Women’s Council.

Alongside the corporate services teams, they deliver a professional business support service to the employees and clients of NPY Women’s Council.

With a new five-year strategic plan that puts operational excellence as a priority, this role will be a critical part of the team due to a number of exciting projects and organisation improvements.


We are now recruiting for an  Communications Officer. The Communications Officer works with the Communications Coordinator to implement NPYWC’s Brand and Communications Strategy. The role assists to develop an external voice for NPYWC and our members. This position collects content, viewpoints and stories from NPYWC programs, people and activities to share across social, print and digital channels.

This position supports the Communications Coordinator to manage donor and customer relationships, arrange media engagements and manage merchandise logistics.


The ideal person will have proven skills and experience as an Communications Officer. With excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills you will be comfortable with prioritising competing demands.

The successful person will be eager to learn, be great at building relationships and have values that align to an Aboriginal Controlled Organisation.

We offer a range of benefits and you will join a diverse and inclusive organisation in an environment and landscape unique to Australia. Underpinning this will be a competitive, above award based salary, superannuation, salary packaging benefits, 5 weeks of annual leave, 3 days of additional leave, annual retention bonus and generous personal leave to care for you and your family. We also provide access to an Employee Assistance Program for independent and confidential counselling.


  • To apply, please complete the online application form below and submit both a cover letter and resume.
  • A full position description here: Communications-Officer-2-3
  • For initial enquiries about the role, please email Nicole Sarfati on
  • Please note applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and a candidate may be selected prior to the closing date.