Promotion Outreach Leader

Organisation : Neighbourhood Connect

Location : Australia

Time required : A minimum of half a day a week

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill Area : Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement

Posted on : 7 Feb, 2020

About the role

Neighbourhood Connect is a national not for profit community organisation. We are helping
people across Australia to create neighbourhood groups – to encourage happier, safer and more
connected communities. Because life is better when we belong.

We have a national project team and neighbour groups in all States and Territories. Everyone
involved is passionate about creating and supporting communities. The project is unfunded; we
are all contributing on a voluntary basis.

You can check us out at


We’re looking for more people to join our Project Team to contribute to the success of
Neighbourhood Connect.


Position purpose
To expand Neighbourhood Connect through leading a team to get our message out to relevant
groups and organisations.


Your challenge is to achieve the following outcomes:
• People contact us expressing their willingness to initiate a neighbour group (Connectors)
• Groups that only connect online take up our offer to help them connect in real life
• Existing neighbour groups join the Neighbourhood Connect Network


• know how to lead on promotion (ie to drive this area, not just contribute)
• have good judgement to determine the right message for specific groups
• are interested in contributing to a community building project aiming to create a
connected neighbourhoods movement
• have good promotion, communication and mentoring skills
• are self-motivated, goal driven and reliable


Your Role
As our Promotion Outreach Leader you will:
• Lead a small team who use social media, emailing and other methods to get our message
out to the right groups and organisations.
• Lead on identifying, planning and implementing promotion outreach strategies (such as
sending messages to relevant Facebook groups, sending out newsletter items, messages
for volunteers at other organisations…)
• Mentor and motivate team members who contribute to Promotion Outreach
• Liaise with the Leadership Team
• Suggest ways of strengthening the messages we use in Promotion Outreach.


What help will we give you?
• Help and advice from Maureen Maher, Communications Manager, via phone and email
• Video conference meetings for the Communications Team.


What will you get from this?
• You’ll be contributing to the success of a national community building project which is
making a positive difference in many people’s lives
• The opportunity to use or develop your promotion outreach skills
• The opportunity to use or enhance your leadership, mentoring and communication skills
• Being part of a national project and seeing it grow and develop
• A reference and referee to assist with your career.


Is this a big commitment?
This can be done on top of a busy life. The amount of time you can contribute and when you do
this is up to you, but we would like a minimum of half a day a week. Your work is done from
your home (there is no office).


Take the next step
Apply to Irene Opper, National Manager, with the
• why this interests you
• your experience with promotion, achieving outcomes and leading others
• your CV
• your contact details.

If you have any questions please call Irene on 0413 706 233.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Neighbourhood Connect
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Promotion Outreach Leader

For details concerning this role , please contact

Irene Opper

Phone : 0413706233

Email :

Please quote in application: Promotion Outreach Leader via Pro Bono Australia.


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