Apply now Job no: 497444
Work type: Contract
Location: Papua New Guinea
Categories: International development

  • 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 Coordinator (Multimedia) 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 Coordinator (Multimedia) 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.

Download File AAPNG PD Coordinator Multimedia.pdf

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.  

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: quoting job number 497444.

Applications close:  5pm (PNG time) 24th October 2018.


Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.  Coffey has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

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