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Advocacy Leader

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Organisation : Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Coburg)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Other

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 1 Apr, 2019

About the role

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria Inc. (ECCV) is the voice of multicultural Victoria. It is a community based, member driven peak advocacy body for ethnic and multicultural organisations committed to empowering people from diverse multicultural backgrounds.

Our purpose is to help build a culturally diverse and cohesive society that is just, fair, and inclusive with specific reference to the needs and aspirations of Victorians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified advocacy and campaigns specialist to drive the community engagement strategy of the ECCV. The Advocacy Leader is responsible for ensuring the ECCV remains at the centre of dialogue in Victoria regarding the needs and aspirations of multicultural communities, through a range of engagement platforms, including mainstream, ethnic and social media, member events and broader community engagement. The position is responsible for developing and managing the organisation’s Advocacy Strategy & Communications Plan in line with ECCV’s Strategic Plan.

The successful applicant will have experience in leading advocacy campaigns, an ability to develop and implement an Advocacy Strategy and Communications Plan and will have demonstrated experience in developing relationships with government, political representatives and other community stakeholders as part of promoting a strategic agenda. Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, media, public policy or equivalent are essential, with at least 5 years work experience in a related field. Experience in managing staff & leading teams is also required.

An attractive remuneration is negotiable in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry (SCHCDSI) Award 2010, subject to experience and qualifications.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Advocacy Leader PD March 2019

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Advocacy Leader via Pro Bono Australia.


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