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Manager, Strategic Communications and Engagement

Organisation : Jesuit Social Services

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Advocacy, Management, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Community Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 20 Jan, 2020

About the role

About the role

This exciting role will help shape communications across the growing organisation to support advocacy, generate positive media, promote services and support fundraising initiatives.

The role will report directly to the Executive Director Advocacy and Strategic Communication and will work closely with the General Manager Policy to draw together practice wisdom, participant experience and policy work to craft engaging communications on a range of key issues.

Candidate Requirements

To be successful in the role you will have demonstrated experience developing and implementing creative and strategic communications plans in a complex environment. You will have experience managing a high performing team in a fast paced environment and a sound understanding of a range of social justice issues.

This person will be creative, energetic and sympathetic to the values of the organisation.

This is a part time role (4 days per week) with a flexible work arrangement to be negotiated with the successful candidate. This is 12 month position. 

An attractive salary plus salary packaging is on offer. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Jesuit Social Services

About the organisation

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

Since 1977, Jesuit Social Services has provided services to some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.

About the program

The Fundraising team is responsible for engaging with new and existing stakeholders to generate independent income to support the strategic direction of the organisation.

The Strategic Communication team works closely with Policy department to join participant voice, practice wisdom and policy advocacy to raise public awareness of the challenges faced by our participants and the changes needed at a government level to improve outcomes for the whole community.

How to apply for this role

How to apply

The position description can be found on our website,

For further information please contact Andrew Yule, on 0448 380 455.

Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees. Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter.  

Please apply in confidence.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 20 January 2020.

Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.

Jesuit Social Services is a Child Safe organisation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a family friendly working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.


Please quote in application: Manager, Strategic Communications and Engagement via Pro Bono Australia.

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