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Organisation : One Eighty Avalon Inc.

Location : Sydney (Avalon)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 27 Jan, 2020

About the role

One Eighty is only as strong as its base of community support. That’s why we need a member of our team dedicated to fostering this support through marketing and communication that spreads the word about our organisation and our programs. In this role you’ll be working with senior management to shape the organisation’s PR and marketing strategy, and tracking marketing expenses to a predetermined budget. You’ll be responsible for identifying and developing new opportunities to increase awareness of the organisation, as well as liaising with media and One Eighty ambassadors. In this role you’ll also be responsible for creating, producing and publishing content for our social media, e-DM and print advertising.


  • Awesome team environment

  • Access to a staff wellbeing program

  • Internal and external mentoring

  • Flexible working arrangements


You’re a people-person at heart. You’re motivated, fun, passionate about the youth mental health sector, and super-duper organised (we can’t stress this point enough!). You’re great at communicating in any situation, no matter how time sensitive, unique or challenging. You can write well and are a stickler for grammar and punctuation. You have an ability to build rapport with a variety of individuals (particularly young people!), and can collaborate in a fast-paced team environment. You have a great work ethic, can work independently and use your own initiative, can think outside of the box, have strong time management skills, and a passion for producing high quality work.

For this role, we’ll also need you to have an eye for aesthetics and the ability to put together a beautiful and engaging Instagram feed! You should also have a unique and engaging written voice, with the ability to write clearly whilst paying exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.

A few other things we’ll need from you:

  • Some experience or education in some of the following: marketing, communications, PR, art or design

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Mailchimp, Instagram, Facebook, and Squarespace (or the desire and ability to learn how to use these)

  • Knowledge of, or experience working within the mental health sector (not necessary but a plus!)

About the organisation

Organisation Name : One Eighty Avalon Inc.

We’re a rapidly growing youth mental health charity, founded in early 2017 in response to a number of youth suicides on the Northern Beaches. We founded One Eighty because we knew that suicide was preventable. We wanted to see youth mental health done differently. At the time of founding the organisation, we weren’t really sure what this meant - or what this would look like - but we instinctively knew that something just wasn’t right with the way young people were interacting with mental health services. There was a clear stigma around mental illness and help seeking, and a distinct lack of services in the local area - the nearest headspace was over an hour away.

What was also clear to us, was that young people needed greater representation in the mental health sector. There needed to be a clear, youth voice, that agitated for change and worked with existing services to ensure available help was accessible and engaging for a diverse range of young people.

Run by young people, for young people, One Eighty fills this gap in Australia's current suicide prevention strategy. The organisation is leading the way for peer to peer models of community support, is raising the profile of exceptional existing services, and is reimagining what youth engagement in the NFP sector looks like.

How to apply

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