Executive Officer (Maternity Leave contract)

Australian Publishers Association


The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is looking for an organised communicator to join its small team in Ultimo, to fill a nine-month maternity leave contract, commencing mid-September. 

About the Role:

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating Board and Committee meetings
  • Collating meeting papers
  • Assisting the Chief Executive to prioritise and action projects
  • Coordinating the Annual General Meeting
  • Maintaining the APA’s Calendar of meetings and events

There is also scope to provide strategic recommendations to the Chief Executive and Advocacy Manager on committee matters and projects, as well as to research industry issues and write papers for committee discussion.

To be successful in securing this contract position, you will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a small team on a wide variety of projects
  • Strong organisational and project management / implementation skills

Previous experience working in an industry association or publishing company is desirable. Any previous experience organising an Annual General Meeting would also be advantageous.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and have a strong interest in publishing, industry associations and/or policy communications, please apply now.

We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

How to apply

Please click apply above. Contact Gillian in the APA office on 02 9281 9788 if you would like a copy of the full position description, or have any questions about the role.

About the APA

The APA is a not-for-profit organisation representing more than 200 Australian publishers with a shared vision of advancing the Australian publishing industry. With a strategic purpose "to make doing business easier for Australian publishers", the team is supported by six industry sectional committees in driving the APA's three core functions of Industry Capability, Advocacy and Promotion.

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