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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 28 Nov, 2021

About the role

  • Executive leadership role
  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full time | Ongoing
Job summary:

As a member of the Executive Leadership Team this role leads Uniting’s advocacy, communications, brand, fundraising and marketing.

About the opportunity

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the General Manager Community and External Relations will be responsible and accountable for overseeing the successful direction, planning, and execution of all aspects of Uniting’s advocacy, communications, brand, fundraising and marketing.

Working alongside others, the General Manager will have strategic leadership of a small division that has a broad impact.  Overseeing the development and implementation of a progressive business plan to secure an ambitious and sustainable future, the General Manager will drive strategic change while delivering divisional and organisational priorities.

About you

You are an accomplished and highly  skilled leadership professional with demonstrated history of leading change and delivering successful outcomes in a highly complex customer-orientated environment through strong transformational leadership, analytical and strategic thinking.

You are creative and driven to succeed through your ability to contribute to broader organisation development working in collaboration with other senior leaders.

You are well equipped to build relationships with key stakeholders, partners and relevant authorities and peak bodies. With proven capability to assess emerging trends and leverage opportunities, you possess strong operational and strategic leadership capabilities and influencing skills.

How to apply

If you are an inspiring, highly driven professional excited by this opportunity we’d love to hear from you by providing a

  • Cover Letter (1-2 pages outlining your suitability according to the position description as per the key/core selection criteria)
  • Current Resume (no more than 4-5 pages)

Applications close on Sunday 28 November 2021 at 11:50pm.

Get in touch

Nicola Clarke – Executive Assistant to CEO & Company Secretary


About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces. 

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: General Manager, Community & External Relations via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management, #Fundraising, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Disabilities, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Education_and_Employment, #Education_and_Training, #Employment_Services, #Families, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Health_–_General, #Homelessness_and_Affordable_Housing, #Humanitarian, #Law_Justice_and_Human_Rights, #Media, #Men, #Mental_Health, #Social_Enterprise, #Women, #Youth_and_Young_People

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