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Communications and Advocacy Coordinator

Organisation : Bobby Goldsmith Foundation

Location : Sydney (Surry Hills)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Graphic & Web Design, Information & Communication Technology, Journalism & PR, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Disabilities, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, LGBTIQ+

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 25 May, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Bobby Goldsmith Foundation

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation (BGF) is Australia’s oldest community-based HIV organisation, providing client services and health promotion programs in NSW and SA. We provide direct practical assistance, emotional support, financial counselling, and housing advocacy to people living with HIV (PLHIV).

We help people live independently through support in daily activities, such as shopping for groceries and attending medical appointments; we support people through their financial worries, and we provide programs that keep our clients socially connected.

Our services are accessible to everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or cultural and linguistic background.

Our vision

To help people with HIV to thrive. BGF works to change social attitudes around HIV, to reduce fear, discrimination and stigma and promote acceptance and understanding, working also at a systemic level to influence policy and service development.

Our mission

Our mission is to empower people living with HIV to thrive.

Our values

Compassion, Solidarity, Empowerment and Inclusivity.

About the role

We advise you to submit your completed application as early as possible and not to wait until the deadline.  We will start the shortlisting process as we receive applications.

Your primary focus is to coordinate activities related to all internal and external communication that involves content in media, as well as increase BGF’s Community engagement and advocacy. 

You will have responsibility for:

  • Coordinating the production and delivery of digital content as part of approved BGF communications strategies;
  • Delivering digital marketing appeals and campaigns;
  • Managing BGF’s community advocacy activities;
  • Delivering campaign development in the community health sector;
  • Identifying opportunities for community engagement; and
  • Managing the BGF Community Ambassador Program.

This is a permanent, part-time role working 60.8 hours per fortnight (4 days a week), based in Surry Hills, Sydney.

About you

To meet the challenges of this role you must address the following criteria:



  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering online communications (websites, online advertising, digital marketing, search engine marketing, search engine optimisation, social media platforms etc.) content
  • Strong understanding of the social media platforms available and emerging, and how best to optimise them to meet BGF’s comms objectives
  • Excellent written communication skills; the ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive content


  • Tertiary qualification in a related field
  • Project management skills
  • An understanding of the range of issues for people living with HIV

In addition, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by the Australian Government (Due to the public funding arrangement we require all employees’ vaccination status to be ‘up-to-date’ including booster shot)
  • A current National Criminal History Check (arranged by BGF)
  • Must satisfy all residential/visa requirements for working in Australia


The role includes a broad range of responsibilities and would suit an individual who meets the capability requirements (skills/knowledge, qualification and experience) addressed in the position description.

How to apply

We advise you to submit your completed application as early as possible and not to wait until the deadline.  We will start the shortlisting process as we receive applications.

Please submit your current resume and a covering letter. Please read the full position description carefully and briefly explain why you think you are suitable for the role by addressing the skills/knowledge, qualification and experience

Submit your application to

Should you have any questions please contact Siobhan Reynolds, Director, Marketing & Fundraising via email to


BGF is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages persons with a lived experience of HIV to apply.

Should you be successful you will be required to complete a Working with Children and Criminal Record Check


Please quote in application: Communications and Advocacy Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Graphic_and_Web_Design, #Information_and_Communication_Technology, #Journalism_and_PR, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Disabilities, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #LGBTIQ


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