First listed on: 11 November 2020
Screen Australia is the Commonwealth Government's primary agency for supporting Australian screen projects, practitioners and businesses. We support projects of scale and ambition, distinct local stories told with strong creative voices and risk-taking content for all platforms.

Research Projects Lead 

Screen Australia is the Commonwealth Government’s primary agency for supporting Australian screen projects, practitioners and businesses. We support projects of scale and ambition, distinct local stories told with strong creative voices and risk-taking content for all platforms.

About us

Screen Australia’s Strategic Policy and Industry Insights (SPII) team collects data and information on screen production and consumption in Australia; and undertakes rigorous analysis to highlight industry trends and the effect of programs and policies on the sector. In addition to assisting the senior executive to develop policy positions and engage with policy makers, this robust evidence and keen insight informs Screen Australia’s internal strategy development function and the sector.

About the role

We are now seeking an experienced Research professional to successfully manage research projects end to end and deliver data driven insights for Screen Australia and the Industry alike. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Strategic Policy and Industry Insights, this position will set the research agenda and optimise the use of existing and new data sets to develop a deeper understanding of audiences and content.

About you

  • You will have substantial experience as a Researcher ideally gained within the Media or similar industry such as the Arts, Government or NFP sectors.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to project manage and deliver complex research projects.
  • Possess high level analytical and problem solving abilities with an ability to generate appropriate and imaginative solutions.
  • Have very strong PowerPoint and Excel skills and experience working with visualisation and dashboard tools such as Power BI or Tableau.
  • Be passionate about research, screen content, audiences and emerging media and technology

The benefits

In return you will receive a salary of $101,711 + 15.4% super, annual pay reviews, work in our modern offices in Ultimo; and join a high performing, passionate and cohesive team environment.

Please note, while at Screen Australia, employees are unable to access any state or Screen Australia funding, in addition to freelancing on any Screen Australia productions.

How to apply

For further information on this position and to apply, please visit the Screen Australia website:  www.screenaustralia.gov.au/jobs

Screen Australia is committed to increasing workplace inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Applications must be received by Wednesday 25 November 2020.

Screen Australia is an equal opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity.



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