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Organisation : Ardoch

Location : Victoria (Melbourne)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Children, Education & Training, Youth & Young People

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 26 Apr, 2018

About the Role

  • This position is the perfect opportunity for early to mid-career professionals to make your mark!
  • Do you want to use your excellent communications and marketing skills to help build brand awareness and drive support for a charity that helps children and young people realise their potential through education?
  • Are you passionate about creating and developing strong content that engages supporters and media
  • Do you bring initiative, drive, creativity and energy to work every day?

If so, we would love to meet you!

Ardoch is seeking an experienced Communications and Marketing Executive (0.8 FTE) to lead the planning and implementation of Ardoch’s Communications and Marketing Plan and support our Fundraising, Marketing and Engagement Strategy. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to play a critical role in raising the profile and increasing engagement for an impactful children’s charity.

Reporting to the National Fundraising and Engagement Manager you will bring experience necessary to take responsibility for planning and overseeing Ardoch’s external communications, including brand management, regular online and print newsletters, annual report, marketing collateral, website and social media strategy. You will have creativity, initiative, energy and drive and will understand the effectiveness of different communication channels. You will have demonstrated experience of successfully engaging with multiple internal stakeholders to manage competing priorities and activities. You will build positive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including media, to help drive Ardoch’s brand awareness and grow our national profile, ensuring that it translates into real engagement and tangible support.

You will have the opportunity to recruit, work with and support volunteers who contribute to Ardoch’s communications and marketing activities and be part of a small but passionate team with an ambitious growth agenda.

You will be based at our central office in Queen Street, Melbourne and benefit from generous employment conditions including up to an additional five days of designated gifted leave per year and salary packaging.

To learn more about Ardoch and the role, please read the Position Description.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Ardoch

Ardoch is a children’s education charity focused on improving educational outcomes for children and young people in disadvantaged communities.
Our mission is to increase engagement in education, build aspirations and enhance learning outcomes for children in disadvantaged communities by:

  • Mobilising volunteers and connecting partners* to build the capacity of schools and early years services in these communities; and

  • Advocating for, and influencing policy change to reduce inequity in education.

We rely on the support of the community to raise more than $2 million each year. More than 93 percent of our revenue comes from fundraising efforts.

Ardoch’s volunteer programs are Award winning and Ardoch was named a 2017 Victorian Finalist (Charity Category) in the Telstra Business Awards


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For details concerning this role, please contact

Amy Coote

Phone : 03 9537 2414

Email :

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Communications and Marketing Executive via Pro Bono Australia.


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