ESSA Careers and Opportunities

Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Full-time
We’re looking for an experienced Policy and Advocacy Advisor to join ESSA’s high performing Policy & Advocacy team.

This role will report directly to the Manager Policy & Advocacy, and our ideal candidate is:
  • a people person and team player
  • an explorer who loves to identify policy drivers for change
  • happy juggling multiple projects
  • passionate about driving policy change

Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Generate workforce opportunities for exercise and sports science professionals through the development and delivery of policies, key projects, funding programs and innovation.
  • Drive industry and policy change by identifying key stakeholders and engaging them in ESSA advocacy.
  • Support members working in the industry to understand and adapt to changes in the sector.
  • Investigate, analyse and review complex and sensitive information to make appropriate determinations, ensuring compliance with policy and guidelines.
  • Collaborate and liaise with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to support members and ESSA’s policy and advocacy function.

Click here for more information. Applications close 4 October 2021.