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Journalist/Research Officer Sydney NSW

Standards Australia

Standards Australia Sydney NSW Australia

1 month ago

13th March, 2023

Come join our collaborative, flexible and friendly team at Standards Australia and be a part of Australia’s future We are the peak non-government Standards body in Australia and we facilitate the creation of standards which help govern the specifications that products and services in Australia should live up to.

We work closely with government, industry, consumer, and stakeholder groups and are working in exciting areas such as circular economy, artificial intelligence, renewable energy and smart tech.

We are a 100 year old organisation that is experiencing an exciting period of growth and embarking on a number of new projects, which would see our current team of 300+ employees grow substantially throughout 2023.

About the Role

The purpose of the journalist/researcher role is to support Better by Standards, a division within the research and analysis team which produces standards-based research and content for use internally across the business, from... communications to commercial sales.
The successful candidate will produce reports and content in various formats as well as contribute to a wide variety of research-related activities undertaken by
the research team.

Be able to work independently to write executive summaries/reports and metadocuments around Australian Standards – their purpose, real-life application, related industry issues and case studies Respond to internal requests for research and analysis, supporting analysts in the development of high-quality reports, value creation cases, presentations and related content Support the team in knowledge-sharing activities, internal research events and external reports. Conduct standard mapping exercises and translate data into meaningful insights to identify opportunities for standards development and business growth Contribute to the periodic development of white papers and other collateral Collate insights from internal data sources and report on key insights. Conduct qualitative research/interviews and manage surveys using Qualtrics. As required, support other research and project management activities in the team. About you
Degree qualification in journalism or relevant discipline or equivalent industry experience relevant to the role Minimum two to three years of experience working in journalism and research Being able to independently conduct and transcribe interviews with key stakeholders to gain insight into our standards Exceptional written communication skills are essential to create internal documents and reports as well as provide expert advice and recommendations to senior stakeholders Excellent communication skills and proven capability in synthesising research findings as well as producing comprehensive reports Excellent graphic design and presentation skills – Canva, Powerpoint High-level attention to detail, presentation layout and accuracy Strong analytical, research, data mining, data modelling and critical thinking skills Skilled in using MS Office applications (including Advanced Microsoft Excel) and analytical/visualisation methods. Working knowledge of Power BI, Salesforce and understanding of project management methodologies is advantageous
Working for us

Our organisational values - Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence form the basis of all we do. Our success is not only measured on outcomes, but also on the path we took to get there.

Standards Australia offers a wide range of exciting benefits for our people, as part of our People Perks Program. These benefits include: professional development and training opportunities, flexible work arrangements, 9-Day fortnight, opportunities for global working, a very generous work anniversary program and a lot more
Sydney NSW Australia

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