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The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is an independent, non-profit, medical research organisation recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in gerontology and geriatrics research.  Located in the grounds of the Royal Park Campus of the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Parkville, NARI is a vibrant and dynamic work environment where research is brought to life through rapid translation into policy and practice. NARI’s multi-disciplinary team of researchers are committed to improving the life and health of older people through research.

Marketing and Communications Liaison Officer 

0.5 EFT Fixed Term
Salary range $50,775 – $58,333 depending on experience
plus Employer Superannuation Contribution 9.5%
plus generous Salary Packaging

We are seeking a marketing and communications liaison officer to work with the external Public Relations (PR) and communications contractors to increase the timely promotion of information and materials drawn from NARI’s research.  The liaison officer will also assist in writing opinion pieces and statements relating to ageing and aged care for social and mainstream media channels. 

The successful applicant will have a relevant tertiary qualification in marketing, communications or a related field of study and experience in a marketing and media role.

Please see the position description for a full list of responsibilities and selection criteria.

Applicants should include a Cover Letter, CV and addressed Selection Criteria when responding.

 Position description

Please send application with selection criteria to:

For enquiries please contact Associate Professor Briony Dow at:

Applications close: 5pm Friday 26th April 2019

Expression of Interest: PITCH PhD Opportunity

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is leading a 3-year NH&MRC Boosting Dementia Research project called “Promoting Independence though quality dementia care at home (the PITCH project).”  

We are looking for a talented student to undertake a PhD connected to the PITCH study, to commence in 2019.  The position will suit a student with a background in psychology, nursing, implementation science, sociology, social work, biomedicine or other health related disciplines. 

Please see PITCH PhD Opportunity for additional information.

For enquiries please contact Anita Goh:

Submit expressions of interest ASAP