Papua New Guinea: Coordinator (Multimedia) – Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

By Coffey Organization: Coffey
Country: Papua New Guinea
Closing date: 24 Oct 2018

  • Coordinator role with the long-standing Australia Awards program
  • 12 month contract
  • Port Moresby based, provincial travel may be required
  • Start date as soon as possible

The Program

Australia Awards Papua New Guinea is designed to promote knowledge, leadership and enduring ties between Australia and PNG. It aims to build knowledge and skills to address PNG’s economic and development challenges through international scholarships to Australia, and the provision of in-PNG scholarships.

It offers the next generation of leaders in Papua New Guinea opportunities to acquire professional and technical knowledge and skills relevant to the priorities of the Government of PNG. The program fosters people-to-people links between Australia and PNG and ensures opportunities are provided for women, people with disabilities and people from remote locations. The Awards program focuses on supporting alumni to use their skills, knowledge and networks to drive change and innovation.

Australia Awards PNG includes three study options:

  • Australia Award Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study primarily postgraduate courses in Australia;
  • Australia Awards Fellowships – Papua New Guinea (short courses) for Papua New Guineans to undertake study in Australia, receiving an Australian qualification; and
  • Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study in PNG to meet critical workforce gaps.

To deliver Australia Awards outcomes, there are four streams: Australia Awards; PNG and Pacific Awards; Short Course Awards; and Alumni Engagement. Australia Awards PNG is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

The Position

The Multimedia Coordinator will assist in developing and implementing media, communications and promotional activities in support of the objectives of Australia Awards in PNG and reports directly to the PR, Marketing and Partnerships Manager.

The Multimedia Coordinator will build on their skills as a graphic designer by combining graphic design with animation to create computer-based video/interactive content for print, exhibition, website, advertisements, television and social media, such as print graphics, screen designs, infographics, animations, photo essays, and videos.

The role is responsible for ensuring that all communication outputs distributed by AAPNG are compliant with the global brands and guidelines.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have a diploma qualification in communications, journalism or international relations or an equivalent and relevant work experience in the government or private or public sector. They will have proven experience in in a multimedia design field, be proficient in the use of DSLRs (for video and photography), point and shoot cameras, lighting, smartphone videography and photography, and professional audio equipment and have an advanced knowledge with Adobe Creative Suite, iWorks, MS Office, OSX, WordPress, HTML, CSS, social media optimisation and video editing software.

Candidates will have demonstrated experience in working in a small team and high level inter-personal and communication skills, be creative and have a willingness to learn and develop new skills.

How to apply:

How to apply:

This position is a local position to be based in Port Moresby. Remuneration is competitive but does not include a housing allowance. For further enquiries please contact:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position, please visit and search for the job reference number 497444.

Applications close 5pm (PNG time) on the 24th October 2018

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

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