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Communications Coordinator, Events

Organisation : Multiple Sclerosis

Location : Melbourne (Blackburn)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 23 Nov, 2019

About the role

The Role:

We are recruiting for a very exciting opportunity as a Communications Coordinator, Events, to work within a supportive and highly motivated team located in Blackburn. The core component of this role is executing all email marketing and fundraising communications. We are seeking a talented communications professional, who can manage multiple campaigns simultaneously, from start to end.  With your strong creative writing ability, you will produce content to engage, motivate and inspire participation and fundraising in these events as well as other community fundraising activities.

Your responsibilities:

You will be responsible for coordinating the production of content for fundraising campaigns to maximise impact and return, and ensure that communications are relevant, engaging and motivating for MSL multiple audiences.   Additionally, you will be responsible for coordinating third party contractors (such as videographers, graphic designers and photographers), interviewing clients for cause stories, editing, and creating writing and supporting corporate partners/sponsors.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who has:

  • At least two years’ experience in marketing or communications, ideally in a fundraising capacity
  • Proven Email Marketing campaign experience, ideally using Salesforce Marketing Cloud is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of SEO/SEM and Google Analytics
  • Proficiency in marketing automation technology
  • Excellent written communication and copywriting skills


Your Qualifications:

You will need to have a tertiary qualification in marketing, media, journalism or similar and ideally within the NFP sector.

So now that you have identified that this may be your next career step, here are the finer and important details to help support your goals:

 Your salary:

This is a full time and permanent position and you will be working from the office in Blackburn.  The position offers a competitive annual salary + super + a generous tax-free salary packaging option (which means more in your take home pay), as well as the opportunity to work within a high profile, highly respected, not-for-profit Australian organisation.

Please note: The appointed candidate must successfully complete a National Police Check (possibly an International Police Check), a Working with Children Check and a Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme check prior to the commencement of employment.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Multiple Sclerosis

Introduction to MS:

 Multiple Sclerosis Limited (MS) is a Not for Profit organisation, and a leading source of information, advice and services for individuals living with multiple sclerosis.  The main focus of the organisation is to help minimise the impact of multiple sclerosis on individual lives and provide ongoing support to ensure their journey is not undertaken alone. 

Working with MS:

 At MS, team members have great satisfaction in knowing they are part of a team that is making a real difference to the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis.

MS strives to be an employer of choice and have developed an employee benefit program for all permanent and fixed term employees.  These include:

  • Generous Salary Packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Birthday leave
  • Bring Your Dog to Work!
  • Discounted Private Health, life, travel & pet Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Purchased leave
  • Rewards & Recognition program
  • Learning & Development opportunities

……………. any many more! 

MS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


How to apply for this role

Simply email your cover letter and resume for consideration to  For more information or to obtain a copy of the position description, please call Jenny or Vivian from Complete Recruitment Matters on (03) 9249 9650.

Please quote in application: Communications Coordinator, Events via Pro Bono Australia.

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