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Applications for this role have now closed.

The History Council of NSW (HCNSW) is seeking to employ a


The position is for two days (16 hrs) a week until March 2023, with a possibility of extension subject to funding.


Do you want to help to grow the business of a small cultural organisation?

The History Council of New South Wales (HCNSW) is offering an opportunity to work with us. This is a digital events administration/business role that would suit a person wanting to build their skills and experiences in this field in a small business, as well as expand their networks.  

As part of a small and dedicated team, the Programs & Administration Officer will be required to undertake day-to-day administration tasks and event coordination in the HCNSW office.  This includes membership services, program coordination, financial data entry and support for the Executive & Strategic Development Officer, to whom this position reports.  Applicants should be prepared to work occasional flexible hours to assist with evening and weekend events.

Duration of contract & location:  this is a two-day-a-week temporary role until the week ending 10 March 2023, with a possibility of extension, commencing as soon as possible.  Location: Flexible, currently work-from-home, with some attendance (up to 2 days a month) at an office in Sydney CBD. (Laptop and peripherals provided).

Closing date:  Saturday, 2 April, 2022

Please note:  this job may close off sooner if a suitable candidate is found quickly.

HOW TO APPLY (Applications now closed)

Please read the Role Description & Duty Statement, fill out the application form which are available via the buttons below, You will be asked to include the following attachments:

  1. A brief cover letter (do not address the selection criteria in this letter – please address it out in the online form).
  2. A Resume

Referees – contact details of referees must be submitted within the online application form.

Applicants are advised that the HCNSW reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures. 


If you have further enquiries about this role or the application process following reviewing the application form, please contact Catherine Shirley, Executive & Strategic Development Officer of the HCNSW, at (Please note that Applications and Resumes will not be considered through this email address.)

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