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Compassion Australia

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Communications Manager



NEWCASTLE, NSW, Australia 


Associations/NFP's, Community/Welfare/Social, Fund Raising/Charity, Marketing/Communications

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Are you a strong communicator passionate about leading a team to effectively engage supporters? Compassion Australia is looking for a part-time Communications Manager to lead a team of specialists in maintaining a consistent brand message across all external communication platforms.

Compassion Australia is an international Christian child development and child advocacy organisation. Working for Compassion Australia is more than just doing a job, you’ll be using your passion and skills to support children living in poverty all over the world. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of specialists to develop communications across print, media and digital platforms.
  • Research, develop messaging platforms, write and publish content for both print and digital campaigns.
  • Assist in developing and managing mutually beneficial media relationships.
  • Ensure the integrity of Compassion’s brand message is maintained across all channels by proofing and undertaking quality control measures.
  • Build relationships with various internal stakeholders including frontline teams in Australia and Compassion International staff to effectively communicate Compassion’s program to supporters.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in communications or PR and possess exceptional research, analytical and written skills. You will be a gifted communications specialist who has a strong knowledge of online digital marketing, branding and social media. You will be strongly aligned to the Christian values of this organisation which is part of a broader Christian community and be tertiary qualified in marketing, communications, PR or a similar discipline.
You will have the ability to lead a team of professionals well, engage effectively with key stakeholders and have a sound understanding of the Church landscape here in Australia. Your knowledge of global poverty issues and International development will also be highly regarded.
Working in a vibrant and fun work culture, Compassion offers an exciting way for you to help release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. You will also enjoy many employee benefits, including RDOs, development opportunities and salary packaging benefits.
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please review the application pack and submit your application by clicking “Apply Now”. Applications close at 5pm (AEST) on Wednesday 15 May 2019.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources on 02 4935 5000 (extn 1300).

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