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Communications Officer (32 hours, based in Canterbury)

Generous salary packaging benefits available.

The Communications Officer will help people with MND to live better for longer by supporting all areas of our Association to ensure MND Victoria can continue to deliver care and support services.

The key components of the role are: Management of the Association’s communications activities and coordinating those with specific National communications activities specifically

  • Oversight of communications across all fundraising channels in conjunction with Manager Supporter Development
  • Facilitation of the Association’s digital activities- planning, implementation, evaluation and knowledge sharing in conjunction with Manager Supporter Development
  • Contribution to the production of excellent fundraising and communications materials including direct mail appeals, digital communications, speeches, video content and print collateral
  • Integration of communications with MND Victoria’s style and key messaging
  • Management of brand application

This is a diverse role with exposure to all MND Victoria’s fundraising and awareness raising programs. Your days will range from designing print resources, writing web copy, emails and speeches, assisting the Supporter Development team to manage external designers to deliver inspiring fundraising materials. This is a fast-paced role that requires the ability to juggle competing deadlines and collaborate closely with others while delivering professional results. You will see tangible outcomes of your success as you assist the Association to maximise the net returns available for investment in delivering care and support to people impacted by MND.

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria at a minimum:

  • Minimum three years experience in managing communications across a range of media, preferably in a not-for-profit and fundraising environment
  • Broad understanding of fundraising approaches and strategies
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to juggle competing deadlines
  • Sound knowledge of website, SEO, SEM and digital communications and strategy in a fundraising setting
  • Experience in implementing Facebook and other Social Media campaigns and monitoring and responding to social media commentary
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills and success in working collaboratively
  • Excellent writing, editing, proof reading and presentation
  • Computer literacy, including Adobe Creative Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

To apply, please download the Communications Officer position description.

Please contact: Kathy Nightingale, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 03 9830 2122 if you have any questions.

Applications close Monday, 25 November, unless the position is filled earlier.


 Supporter Development Officer - Digital (24 hours, based in Canterbury)

Generous salary packaging benefits available.

The Supporter Development Officer’s overall responsibility is to work with the Manager Supporter Development to develop, refine and deliver fundraising which is a significant source of Association funds and enables the Association to deliver services to people living with MND. The position will cover all areas of fundraising support but with a focus on digital fundraising opportunities.

Specifically the Supporter Development Officer will provide support to the Supporter Development Coordinator to increase digital fundraising across the Peer-to Peer | Challenge | Adventure sector. In addition, the Supporter Development Officer works closely with the Administration/Data Entry Co-ordinator, Communications Officer, Coordinator of Volunteers and volunteers undertaking merchandising fulfilment.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

Essential:

  • Undergraduate degree in Fundraising, Communications or Events, and  2+ years experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in implementing and managing online event or online fundraising activities;
  • Social Media experience including strategy and execution (paid and organic)
  • Experience in visual marketing for digital
  • Experience writing content for digital channels;
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Previous experience working in the non-profit sector.

Advantageous:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a similar role
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated negotiation and creative problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing work tasks and work effectively to deadlines
  • Experience with Facebook Ads, Google Adwords and Analytics and knowledge of SEO principles
  • Understanding of HTML and CSS.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with a wide range of people including donors, volunteers and potential corporate sponsors
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

To apply, please download the Supporter Development Officer - Digital position description.

Please contact: Kathy Nightingale, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 03 9830 2122 if you have any questions.

Applications close Monday, 25 November, unless the position is filled earlier.