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Communications Manager

Organisation : Suicide Prevention Australia

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Community Support Services, Media, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Save lives by providing a clear, collective voice for suicide prevention
  • A stand-alone role requiring great attention to detail & advanced writing skills
  • Would suit candidates with a fast paced journalism background or similar

The Organisation
Suicide Prevention Australia is the membership based peak body working to build a stronger suicide prevention sector, a more aware and engaged community, and a more effective regulatory and funding environment. Suicide Prevention Australia engages with member organisations, governments, businesses, researchers, practitioners and those with lived experience seeking to reduce the impact of suicide on the community. Suicide Prevention Australia has a Sydney based head-office but you could work virtually from anywhere.

The Role
This role supports both the membership and communication functions overseeing the implementation of the communication’s strategy ensuring consistency of message and the reinforcement of Suicide Prevention Australia’s value proposition. Crucially, fostering relationships with key sector stakeholders, in particular members is a key feature of the role. The other areas of responsibility are;

  • Collateral development and content generation
  • Media relations and monitoring
  • Social Media & events marketing
  • Membership and internal communication

Skills Required
You are an accomplished communications professional with a broad skill set and an ability to combine strategic, creative and analytical thinking and hopefully a flare for design. You’ll have strong writing skills delivering quality content for diverse audiences. You will be required to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously working collaboratively with Suicide Prevention Australia teams. Ideally your experience includes:

  • Advocacy campaigns and an understanding of the political environment
  • Media and stakeholder management experience
  • Developed decision making skills and thoughtful judgment
  • The ability to work under high pressure and juggle competing demands

If you want to be part of a high profile sector making a difference to the lives of vulnerable Australians then please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above quoting job #701053 Please call Amelia Da Mota or Richard Green in Sydney on (02) 8243 0570 to discuss.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Suicide Prevention Australia

How to apply

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


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