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Chief Executive Officer position at the National Australia Day Council

13 January 2012

 

The National Australia Day Council (NADC) is the coordinating body for Australia Day
celebrations across the nation and for the Australian of the Year Awards.
The NADC works in partnership with governments, communities and civic minded
individuals and organisations to inspire national pride and spirit to enrich the life of
the nation. The Australia Day National Network is an affi liate group of eight State and
Territory Australia Day offi cial organisations and 780 local Australia Day committees
who work together with the NADC to facilitate the celebration of Australia Day and
being Australian. NADC is a company of the Australian Government within the Prime
Minister’s portfolio of responsibilities.
The current CEO’s move to a new role in multicultural affairs has created the
opportunity for a talented individual with a demonstrated track record of managing a
national or other signifi cant organisation to lead the NADC into its next phase.
The position is based in Canberra and requires strong strategic, organisational and
interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead and motivate a committed team of
staff and outsourced providers and the network of State/Territory and local Australia
Day organisations. The CEO will communicate and manage relationships with
Governments, business and communities across all levels of Australian society.
Reporting to a Board, the CEO will provide effective leadership of this organisation
and will demonstrate prior experience in communications, marketing, sponsorship
and events management on a national or international scale. They will have a genuine
commitment to and understanding of Australian values and to strengthening the civic
culture of the community, supported by a sound knowledge of the private sector,
government and communities.
If you possess these skills and a commitment to celebrate what is great in Australian
life this is a unique opportunity.
Interested
Applicants
To obtain documentation or apply please email ewkaustralia@ewki.com. If further
information is required please contact Mark Lelliott, EWK International on
03 8626 0600. Applications close Monday February 13, 2012.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are encouraged to apply.

The National Australia Day Council (NADC) is the coordinating body for Australia Day celebrations across the nation and for the Australian of the Year Awards.

The NADC works in partnership with governments, communities and civic mindedindividuals and organisations to inspire national pride and spirit to enrich the life ofthe nation. The Australia Day National Network is an affi liate group of eight State andTerritory Australia Day offi cial organisations and 780 local Australia Day committeeswho work together with the NADC to facilitate the celebration of Australia Day andbeing Australian. NADC is a company of the Australian Government within the PrimeMinister’s portfolio of responsibilities.

The current CEO’s move to a new role in multicultural affairs has created theopportunity for a talented individual with a demonstrated track record of managing anational or other signifi cant organisation to lead the NADC into its next phase.

The position is based in Canberra and requires strong strategic, organisational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead and motivate a committed team ofstaff and outsourced providers and the network of State/Territory and local AustraliaDay organisations. The CEO will communicate and manage relationships withGovernments, business and communities across all levels of Australian society.

Reporting to a Board, the CEO will provide effective leadership of this organisationand will demonstrate prior experience in communications, marketing, sponsorshipand events management on a national or international scale. They will have a genuinecommitment to and understanding of Australian values and to strengthening the civic culture of the community, supported by a sound knowledge of the private sector, government and communities.

If you possess these skills and a commitment to celebrate what is great in Australian life this is a unique opportunity.

Interested Applicants

To obtain documentation or apply please email ewkaustralia@ewki.com.

If further information is required please contact Mark Lelliott, EWK International on03 8626 0600. Applications close Monday February 13, 2012. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are encouraged to apply.