About the role
The primary role of the National Communications Officer is to support the communications and social/public policy work of the National Council Secretariat. This is a challenging and interesting role that involves communicating with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
This position is responsible to the National Communications Director, or their delegate, for the following key accountabilities and the achievement of Key Performance Indicators (which are outlined at Attachment 1).
- Digital platforms (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…) – participate and report
- Publications, submissions and policy papers – coordinate production, layout & proof reading
- Media liaison
- Stakeholder relations, including members through state and territory offices
- Update, review and maintain website content including advocacy and policy material
- Create and maintain content and contact lists in Campaign Monitor, Medianet database and iSentia
- Build and maintain stakeholder contact lists in Excel
- Build and maintain original photo library
- Distribute daily media clipping service
- Other duties as directed.
The key accountabilities and the associated KPIs cannot be delegated without the authority of the CEO or their delegate. Other duties may be required, as directed, commensurate with skills and abilities.
About the organisation
The St Vincent de Paul Society has lent the hand of support to Australians experiencing disadvantage for over 175 years. Almost 60,000 members and volunteers dedicate their time and talents to this important work in communities across the country.
As well as visiting individuals and families in their homes, the Society runs a range of programs to support people experiencing homelessness; family violence; mental illness; help for migrants and refugees; supported employment; addiction services; education and training; youth support services and Vinnies shops.
At the core of the Society’s good work is a grassroots commitment to helping people break their own personal cycles of disadvantage. Our members and volunteers are on the ground, every day, acutely aware of the hardships that impact the social fabric of modern-day Australia.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: National Communications Officer via Pro Bono Australia.