2019 Impact 25

Marketing and Communications Manager

Organisation : Child and Family Services Ballarat

Location : VIC Regional (Ballarat)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management, Community Services, Events, Fundraising, Grants & Philanthropy, Graphic & Web Design, Journalism & PR, Management, Marketing, Media & Communications, Program Coordination & Management, Project Management, Retail, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Families, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Media

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : common law contract

About the role

  • Ongoing, full-time
  • Ballarat based
  • Attractive salary packaging arrangements
  • 2020 Commencement

Time for a tree-change?  This is a rare opportunity to live in a regional community without losing perks such as great coffee, fabulous food, sensational schools, A+ amenities, and plenty of retail therapy!  Just over one hour from both Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat is the place to be!

Program Outline

Cafs is a growing organisation with a large stakeholder base. This is an opportunity to strengthen how Cafs supports communications across the organisation and to shape the brand and messaging of Cafs across the wider community. This includes government and other submission-based funding bodies, philanthropic and business sectors, the community services sector/Cafs partners and the public.

The team is responsible for the organisations marketing, communications and fundraising activities, as well as the:

  • Cafs Foundation
  • Wozzles Wearhouse and retail/opportunity shops.

Role Overview

With a focus on internal and external communications, this role will deliver effective communication and marketing activities including:

  • writing and content creation;
  • brand awareness and positioning;
  • leading teams in their approach to digital communications;
  • community and member engagement.

 Incumbent Overview

You’re an effective communicator who enjoys working across a whole range of marketing communications disciplines.  You have a solid internal and external communications background with digital communications and marketing expertise.  Ideally you’ve also had some exposure with fundraising.

You are creative and passionate with the desire and drive to ensure your team and the organisation succeeds.  You understand the not-profit-sector within a regional setting.

Further information

For a confidential discussion please call Wendy Sturgess, CEO on (03) 5337 3333. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Child and Family Services Ballarat

Child & Family Services Ballarat Inc. (Cafs) is a community service organisation that provides a range of programs and services to children, young people and families who are vulnerable or in need of support.   Our goal is to give every individual the optimal opportunity to live in a safe and nurturing family.

Cafs has been operating in Ballarat for over 150 years.  Originally commencing as the Ballarat Orphanage, Cafs has grown and now spans over 6 sites, employs over 250 employees, engages over 200 volunteers and carers and provides more than 40 programs across..

Cafs is proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity organisation. We embrace it, value it, celebrate it and support it for the benefit of our employees, our volunteers, our service users and our community. We welcome applications from a range of people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all abilities, LGBTIQ+ people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

How to apply for this role

Please submit your application though Cafs online portal by selecting the “apply now” button on our careers webpage. You will need to prepare a current resume and a cover letter to upload. The cover letter should specify which position you are applying for and a response to each of the following questions:

  • How do your values align to Cafs values?
  • How will you apply marketing techniques within regional communities?
  • What will you bring to the role?

Please note applicants are not required to address the Key Selection Criteria in their application. Applications for this position close midnight Sunday 1 December 2019.

Please note all applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and will be subject to a satisfactory Police Check outcome and an employment Working with Children Check.

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

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