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Associate Director, Marketing and Communications

Organisation : Plan International Australia (PIA)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising, Management, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Children, Overseas Aid & Development, Women, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Senior leadership position implementing global strategy for an INGO
  • Drive brand awareness to achieve equality for girls
  • Support critical income acquisition and retention targets

The Organisation
 
Plan International Australia (PIA) strive for a just world for all children and equality for girls.   A world where all children can live happy and healthy lives and where girls have equal opportunities. This is the world you will be helping to create.

Operating for 80 more than years, PIA tackles the root causes of poverty, supports communities through crisis, campaigns for gender equality, and helps governments do what’s right for children and particularly for girls. They are informed by evidence and are always learning.

As Plan International Australia embarks on a significant transformational program, you will be a key player in this newly created structure, enabling change to deliver a next generation social impact organisation.

The Role
 
Melbourne-based and reporting to the Deputy CEO, Engagement, this role responsible for driving strategic, high-impact marketing and communications that deliver results for PIA’s fundraising, influencing, brand and impact. In this transformational role you will design marketing and supporter engagement strategies to enable PIA to deliver impact at scale.
 
Specifically you will

  • Drive strategic understanding of PIA’s target audiences and supporters
  • Work with the international team to lead implementation of the global brand strategy
  • Bring an end-to-end view of key communications products, channels and touchpoints
  • Strengthen digital capability and support critical income acquisition and retention

Leadership

Together with your colleagues across the organisation, you will ensure the adoption of safeguarding policies and feminist leadership principles, ensuring whole of organisational alignment with the mission and values of the organisation. Crucially you will lead by example through the development of networked, collaborative, organisational approaches to work.

Skills Required

You are a marketing leader with the proven ability to drive team performance and culture. Your track record includes driving organisational strategy to engage supporters and build brand awareness. Specifically you will display:

  • Best practice marketing leadership which has delivered organisational impact
  • A deep understanding of digital practice/digital transformation leadership experience
  • Ability to enhance customer experience in complex data-driven environments
  • Excellent communications skills to drive internal and external communications

Importantly, you must be able to lead a multi-disciplinary team and understand the importance of cultivating a positive culture whilst navigating change.

If you want to play a pivotal role of organisational transformation that helps to create justice for vulnerable children and equality for girls, then please apply by submitting your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume in MS Word format, quoting reference #755210. Alternatively, contact Lois Freeke in Melbourne, should you have any further questions, on 03 8080 8976.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Plan International Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive workplace culture that embraces and celebrates diversity.  We welcome applications from all sectors of the community because we believe diverse opinions and experiences will enrich our team and best represent our beneficiaries and partners across the globe.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Plan International Australia (PIA)

How to apply

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Please quote in application: Associate Director, Marketing and Communications via Pro Bono Australia.


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