Project Officer, Social Marketing & Campaigns - Tobacco

Project Officer
REQ96165 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 12 months maternity leave role)
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $95,426 - $113,183
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ96165

* Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in cancer control in NSW
* Use your project management to support our social marketing campaigns
* Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

Where you’ll will be working
The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first state wide cancer control agency, established in 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.

Working at the Cancer Institute NSW means joining a team of committed and dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the Institute’s purpose of overseeing and accelerating the effectiveness of cancer control in NSW.


The Cancer Institute is a collaborative working environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in how we work and the way we work together.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.  Greater consideration will be given to suitable applicants, in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities (GSE Rule 26)

What you’ll be doing

In the role of Project Officer, Social Marketing and Campaigns you will be responsible for supporting the a diverse portfolio including Tobacco, Breast, Bowel and Cervical social marketing campaigns with the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a range of advertising campaigns, projects, contracts and services that contribute to influencing behavioural change to support the Screening and Prevention cancer plan objectives.


This will involve managing and contributing to discrete projects or project streams which include the Tobacco Control Portfolio, including the implementation of advertising campaigns that raise awareness of the harms associated with tobacco smoking, the benefits of quitting and ultimately, drive quitting intention and attempts.


The Project Officer will be required to work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders including the wider Social Marketing and Campaigns and Program delivery teams, the Research and Evaluation team and external media planning, buying and creative agencies.


You will have previous experience in a similar role, strong verbal and written communication and project co-ordination skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure all aspects of the project deliverables are met.


This is a dynamic role that affords you an opportunity to work with multiple programs and social marketing campaigns based on priority population health areas to support Cancer Screening & Prevention.

For your application to be considered

Please respond to the two pre-screening questions below in a separate document and attach a covering letter and your resume addressing the essential requirements of the role which are outlined in the role description.

  1. Please outline an integrated marketing campaign that you have worked on previously. Describe the campaign including audience, objectives, media strategy and channels used. What was your role in planning, implementing and evaluating the campaign and what were the outcomes?

  2. Please provide your experience in supporting large scale projects.


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Position Description
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For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit  For role related queries or questions contact Shane Sinnott on 

Applications Close: Wednesday 20 March 2019 at 11.59pm.

The Ministry of Health will be relocating the Cancer Institute to St Leonards in mid-2020.

The Cancer Institute NSW is unable to offer salary packaging.  Salaries will be negotiated commensurate to experience and qualifications of the role.


The Cancer Institute NSW welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.   Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health.  For more information please visit


Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview.  We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during the recruitment process and during their employment.


To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


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