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Partnerships Coordinator

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Organisation : Mental Health Australia

Location : Canberra (Deakin)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 28 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Mental Health Australia

Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector and is committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.

Mental Health Australia aims to promote mentally healthy communities, educate Australians on mental health issues, influence mental health reform so that government policies address all contemporary mental health issues, conduct research on mental health issues, and carry out regular consultation to represent the best
interests of members, stakeholders and the Australian community.

These endeavours in education and policy reform are matched by our commitment to researching more innovative approaches to the provision of mental health care. In addition, Mental Health Australia continues to focus on the human rights of people with a mental illness and their carers.

About the role

                           Full-time position to June 2022 (with possible extension)

  • Excellent opportunity to work with a national not for profit organisation
  • Use your leadership, communication and strategic skills to cultivate and nurture relationships
  • Competitive salary range of $86,000 (FTE), plus super, plus charity salary packaging options
  • Supportive, family-friendly work environment


The role

Reporting to the Director, External Relations, this full-time position is responsible for engaging with, and coordinating Mental Health Australia’s membership and other stakeholders, ensuring that all stakeholder views are reflected in Mental Health Australia’s advocacy, policy and communications.

This position also supports Mental Health Australia’s internal and external communications activities and specific projects as directed by the Director of External Relations.


We are seeking a person with:

  • Demonstrated strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills evidenced by proven abilities to effectively develop, nurture and maintain relationships with members and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a CRM system (iMIS and/or Dynamics365 preferred) associated with membership and/or stakeholder relations.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated facilitation and negotiation skills, including the ability to effectively consult and liaise with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Degree qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline, and/or at least 3 years related experience.
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills, demonstrated creativity and an ability to deliver on ideas.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a small team environment.
  • Able to demonstrate values consistent with Mental Health Australia.


This is a unique opportunity to become involved with an organisation that is dedicated to driving better mental health for all Australians.

Your hard work and dedication will be rewarded with excellent remuneration circa $86,000 (FTE), plus super, plus charity salary packaging options. We provide flexible work and leave arrangements, and a range of additional employment benefits to enable employees to balance their work and other commitments.


How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Partnerships Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Program_Coordination_and_Management
Sector: #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Mental_Health


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