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Communications Specialist

Organisation : Compassion Australia

Location : Australia

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Part-time or Full-time options available
  • 12 Month Temporary Parental Relief Position
  • Flexible Location

Compassion Australia is looking for a brilliant Communications Specialist (known internally as Narrative Specialist) for a part-time or full-time, 12 month parental leave position. 
If you are an experienced writer and communicator who is passionate about helping those in need, then what are you waiting for? Join the busy, fun-loving Narrative team and help us spread the word about Compassion and children living in poverty. 
The successful applicant’s core responsibilities will be writing for event marketing materials, including email and web copy, writing promotional marketing proposals and proofing a range of marketing collateral. Other tasks as required could include social media copy, writing and editing magazine and newsletter articles, video and phone scripts, radio advertisements and direct mail copy. 
The successful applicant will possess the following: 

  • Bachelor Degree in Communications, PR or similar discipline 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Substantial experience in communications, PR or relevant field
  • Ability to work productively to deadlines within a team environment
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to interpret technical information 

This is a unique opportunity to make a real difference by using your skills and talent to see children around the world be released from poverty in Jesus’ name. 
The successful candidate will also demonstrate sound people management, be strongly aligned to the values of this highly respected Christian organisation and would thrive in using their project management experience and talent to see this key project successfully rolled out.  
We want to hear from you! Applications close at 5pm on 14 December 2020 but we will be assessing applications as they come in so apply now! To find out more, click “Apply Now” to download the information pack or reach out to our People and Culture team at if you have any questions. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Compassion Australia

How to apply

Please quote in application: Communications Specialist via Pro Bono Australia.



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