First listed on: 06 June 2022

Country Needs People is an independent organisation dedicated to supporting Indigenous land and sea management Australia wide through federal and state advocacy, policy development, research, and a variety of indigenous partner organisation support activities. We are a small team, with an office in Canberra, and staff and contractors working remotely from other places in Australia. 

We are looking for someone with experience in communications, campaigns, advocacy and organising skills, who also has a strong interest in and motivation around environmental and social justice outcomes (particularly for Indigenous Australians in remote areas) and a strong sense of the elements required to affect constructive political change.   

The Communications Manager is expected to work in close consultation with the team to support delivery of communications and campaigns strategy, state and federal advocacy, digital communications and general communications.

This is preferably a full-time position, however part-time applications will be considered based on experience. Salary range is $105,000 - $110,000 depending on skills and experience, includes leave allowances and has an additional 10% superannuation; remuneration negotiable for highly skilled candidates. There is a strong preference for this role to be undertaken in our office in Canberra City, however other offsite options will be considered for outstanding candidates

Please see full position description and selection criteria at 

Applications will be closed once a suitable applicant has been identified so please get your application in ASAP. For any inquiries, contact Indra Esguerra via or 1300 505 274.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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