We’re hiring! Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant - Diocese of Parramatta


Communications Assistant – Diocese of Parramatta


The Communications Team at the Diocese of Parramatta is growing, and we are after an energetic Communications Assistant to play a pivotal role in the efficient running of our team. You will be involved in the creation and editing of communications materials for the Catholic Church and its agencies in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.


About the role

The Communications Assistant position will suit someone who has recently finished a Communications or Media degree and is looking for a role that will give them exposure across all fields of communication, including marketing, internal and external communications, media, advertising, editorial, social media and digital media.

The Communications Assistant will be responsible for the overall administrative tasks of the communications function and will further assist with coordinating events, managing advertising for our Diocesan print magazine, reporting, uploading content onto digital and social platforms and assisting with the implementation of communication strategies.


About You

Above all, the ideal person will have a positive and ‘can-do’ attitude, with 1-2 years’ experience in a similar communications role, or they will have recently graduated from a Communications or Media degree. A demonstrated understanding and preparedness to commit to the ethos and values of the Catholic Church and the Diocese of Parramatta is a must.

It is essential that the person has exceptional written and verbal skills as well as strong organisational skills and attention to detail. The person must have excellent knowledge of social and digital media, office management software (Microsoft 365) and other design and web tools (Adobe, WordPress).


About us

The Diocese of Parramatta is home to more than 330,000 Catholics and is one of the most diverse and fastest-growing dioceses in Australia. The Diocese is made up of 47 parishes and 80 Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains and includes a number of agencies which assist the Bishop in the pastoral care of the community. We are passionate about Social Justice, Mission and Service.

Learn more about us via the Diocese of Parramatta website.

What we Value

We pride ourselves on living the values of Collaborate, Respect, Strive and Celebrate. Check out our values video below!

Join our team!

If this sounds like your kind of role and you believe you meet the above criteria, then we would love to hear from you!

Applications for the position should include:

  • A covering letter explaining why you are interested in the position and why you’re a good fit.
  • Curriculum Vitae.

For a confidential chat, please email your details to parracatholicjobs@parracatholic.org, and a member from our friendly team will be in touch!

The Diocese of Parramatta is a child-safe organisation and is committed to providing child-safe communities that recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children, young people, and vulnerable adults.

The Diocese of Parramatta is respectful and accepting of individual differences and is committed to embracing diversity and treating all people with dignity. We welcome applicants from all cultures, religions and backgrounds.

In all that we do in the course of our work, the Diocese of Parramatta acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands in which the Diocese of Parramatta sits, the land of the Darug and Gundungurra people.


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