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Organisation : Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Other, Women

Salary type : Hourly

Salary : $43.8422

Application closing date : 17 Oct, 2021

About the role

The Graphic Design Officer will work closely with the Communications Manager, Communications Team and colleagues across the organisation to develop and implement a communications plan for the next twelve months and deliver content that meets key milestones and activity. Central to the success of the communications plan is a successful launch campaign to introduce and celebrate the merged organisation’s new identity and branding.

The Graphic Design Officer is a new, fixed-term role which will support the delivery of a range of project-based and business as usual activities, with a primary focus on graphic design and developing content and resources in various formats, particularly digital.

For more information about the key responsibilities of the role, download the position description.

We invite candidates to apply asap as we look to commence the recruitment process promptly.


Skills and Experience


  • At least two years’ work experience in design, including digital design, for a range of audiences
  • High level confidence and comfort using design software including Adobe Creative Suite
  • An understanding, and/or lived experience, of the ways that gender inequality intersects with other forms of inequality and oppression to limit people’s access to services, support, and safety
  • A keen interest in user-centred communication and information design, accessibility, inclusion and equity
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and ability to manage time independently, prioritise and manage competing demands
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly, as well as cooperatively as part of a team


  • Experience managing projects from initiation to delivery, particularly in asset project management
  • Experience using Mailchimp, WordPress, Drupal and/or other web, marketing and content management platforms
  • Familiarity with digital accessibility standards
  • Ability to create simple animation and GIFs
  • Awareness of the drivers, dynamics and impacts of family and gender based violence


Creativity is as unique as the individual and that’s why we would love to hear from a range of candidates, even those who may not posses the traditional experience or qualifications of a Graphic Designer. If you don’t tick all of the boxes above but can bring a diverse perspective to your work and you think you have what it takes, we would still like hear from you.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

In 2021, Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) are merging to become a new entity.

This merger brings the peak body for Victoria’s specialist family violence services supporting victim survivors together with the state’s only specialist family violence Registered Training Organisation; combining our strength, capacity and resources for greater impact.

Our work is underpinned by intersectional feminism – as set out in the Code of Practice: Principles and Standards for Specialist Family Violence Services for Victim-Survivors – informed by an understanding of the gendered nature of violence and with the interests of all victim survivors at the heart of everything we do.

We apply a specialist lens across primary prevention, early intervention, response and recovery to:

  1. Develop practice and support workforces
  2. Strengthen and connect organisations, sectors and systems
  3. Build momentum for social change
  4. Build a strong peak organisation

We are in the process of re-branding the merged organisation to ensure a truly collaborative and equal new peak body. DV Vic and DVRCV is committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer people. We recognise the strength and value in diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

How to apply

Position Description : PD_210921_Graphic Designer

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Graphic Design Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Graphic_and_Web_Design, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Other, #Women

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