Community Engagement Manager

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Organisation : The Salvation Army Employment Plus

Location : Melbourne, Sydney

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Engagement

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

As part of the Salvation Army our values and mission define who we are and why we fight.  Working in a local employment service is fast paced, demanding and competitive, but you will change lives.

Who we are:

At the Salvation Army Employment Plus (EPlus), our experienced employment teams have been empowering people to find the right job since 1998 as part of the Australian Government’s Employment Services network.  We’ve worked with over 200,000 businesses across Australia and seen well over half a million Australians successfully placed in employment. While Employment Plus is a not-for-profit organisation with a strong dedication to helping people find work, we operate in a highly competitive market and as such, high performance and aiming to exceed required targets is vital for all our employees.

Employment Plus is seeking to recruit 2 passionate and driven individuals for the newly created roles of Community Engagement Manager, based in Sydney and Melbourne, who are driven by exceeding targets and building new business relationships.

About the roles:

The Community Engagement Managers will contribute to the success of Employment Plus by engaging with local community organisations and other service partners in both existing and new/prospective contract regions.

In addition, the roles will work with Regional Managers to collate information about partnerships for use in tenders and coordinate employer/recruitment events in conjunction with community, industry and provider partners.

These positions report to a Senior Management level and are initially for a 12-month contract period contracted through an agency. It is expected that you are mobile within our employment services areas and have the ability to travel regularly.

In order to be successful for this position, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience identifying, assessing and developing new opportunities, producing solutions consistent with the organisation’s business and strategic plans
  • Advanced regional business development or senior account management experience
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and implementing strategies supporting client requirements
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Employment Services industry is highly desirable
  • Current valid driver’s license and vehicle required.

This is an excellent opportunity to hit the ground running by utilising your strong relationship building skills to establish links between EPlus and local community partners providing complementary services, expand existing partnerships and identifying collaboration with other mission expressions within The Salvation Army.  

A current Working with Children Check or relevant state equivalent is a mandatory requirement for this position.  Successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check.

If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to this challenging yet rewarding role, we invite you to submit your CV along with the covering letter telling us why you think you are the best person for the role.

Employment Plus is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians.

TSA is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Salvation Army Employment Plus

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Community Engagement Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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