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Organisation : CARE Australia

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Humanitarian, Media, Overseas Aid & Development, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 1 Jul, 2019

About the role

  • Work with a passionate team dedicated to creating a more equal world and ending poverty;
  • Join a flexible workplace in the heart of the city, with perks including purchased leave and extra leave at Christmas;
  • Grow the brand profile of international aid agency CARE Australia;
  • Engage existing and new audiences to increase our impact and awareness of our life-changing work.

CARE Australia is a leading international aid organisation that has been working around the globe to save lives and defeat poverty for almost 75 years. We put women and girls at the heart of our work because we know we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

We are looking for a highly-motivated PR and Engagement Manager to take on the rewarding challenge of growing our brand and engagement in Australia, building new relationships and engaging Australians in new ways with our poverty-fighting work.

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, Brand and Engagement, this is a rare opportunity to bring your imagination and senior PR, media and marketing skills to work, while helping to support some of the world’s most vulnerable families.

In this role you will:

  • develop and deliver strategic campaigns and communications that will grow CARE Australia’s profile;
  • oversee all relationships with the Australian media, proactively seeking new opportunities to profile our poverty-fighting work and those we seek to help overseas;
  • identify and establish strategic brand partnerships that help us reach target audiences;
  • build a strong and high-performing PR and Engagement team and play a key public-facing role to identify, pitch and secure new opportunities for CARE Australia to grow our profile.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • at least 10 years’ experience in public relations, media and promotions;
  • exceptional public relations and strategic communications skills;
  • extensive experience in designing and managing complex PR campaigns to increase audience engagement;
  • exceptional networking and partnership-building skills and a ‘black book’ of amazing contacts within the Australian media industry.

CARE Australia reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment, and/or child abuse the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer.  By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE Australia requesting the information specified above.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : CARE Australia

CARE Australia is a leading international aid organisation that has been working around the globe to save lives and defeat poverty for almost 75 years. We put women and girls at the heart of our work because we know we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

How to apply for this role

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