About the role
Who we are
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change.
The Marketing & Communications team works across SVA to drive brand marketing, client engagement, and marketing for program delivery. The Bright Spots School Connection (The Connection) team provides support to develop projects and actions that respond to the issues of education disadvantage in Australia’s most challenged school communities. As part of the Marketing & Communications team you will provide advice and support to The Connection.
This is a unique opportunity to drive marketing and communications strategies and strengthen The Connection’s brand, key messages and events to achieve social impact. This position applies generalist expertise to inform marketing and communications activity and materials that engage head and heart. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and delivering The Connection marketing and communications strategy. You will also have the opportunity to work and collaborate with a highly committed and creative team with a breadth of expertise in marketing and communications.
Who you are
If you are driven by excellence, strong eye for detail and are willing to be ‘hands on’ in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, this is the role for you! You will come to the position with proven experience in marketing and communications, having applied creativity and innovation to all stages of the marketing process, ideally in a service focused context within the education sector. A collaborative and pro-active approach to building supportive internal relationships and working across diverse internal and external stakeholders will see you successful in this role. Experience within the social sector or government relevant to education practice is desirable.
SVA values diversity and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.
If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, have the right to work in Australia and would like to join our growing and dynamic team please submit your CV (max 3 pages) and a statement (max 1 page) addressing the person requirements by midnight 25th November 2020.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview week commencing 30th November 2020.
To find out more about SVA and view the position description please go to https://www.socialventures.com.au/careers
About the organisation
How to apply
Please quote in application: Marketing & Communications Manager via Pro Bono Australia.