Communications Coordinator

Location: Sydney
Area: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Worktype: Contract
Salary: $76,429 - $76,429 per annum

About the Role
Barnardos are looking for a Communications Coordinator for a full-time 12 Month Contract  for the Engagement & Giving Program based in Ultimo 2007 

The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for;
  • Produce regular communications including sourcing, creating, developing, preparing and adding to content via social media for our donors and community
  • Working alongside the fundraising team in communicating the journey of our campaigns
  • Providing support to Fundraising Team in developing new content relating to their area of work, e.g. community fundraising, awareness campaigns, fundraising campaigns, media stories
  • Implementing high quality awareness campaigns across the year, to raise community awareness of Barnardos and child protection issues, and to deliver key messages, developed by the Head of Communications and Executive Manager
About You
As a Communications Coordinatoryou will ideally have;
  • Minimum qualification - degree in communications, journalism or public relations
  • Experience in making information accessible to a wide range of audiences using multiple communication methods and platforms, particularly e-communications and social media platforms
  • Self-motivation and be able to demonstrate initiative regarding Barnardos vision and support of the Engagement and Giving portfolio
  • A flexible nature, adaptability and the ability to think on their feet
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong editing, proofreading and copywriting skills
  • Strong time management skills with proven ability to manage several projects at once, to prioritise work and to work effectively to meet tight timeframes
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and an ability to establish systems for the smooth and effective operation of an office environment
  • Computer literate with demonstrated ability in generic computer packages such as Microsoft Office and some familiarity with the internet, databases and social networking platforms
About the Organisation
Barnardos Australia is one of Australia’s leading children’s social care agencies, focused on building relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. Over the next 5 years, Barnardos commits to supporting more vulnerable children to thrive through effective evidence-informed and research-based programs.

Applicants from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are strongly encouraged to apply. 
Benefits of Working for Barnardos
  • Development through individual and group mentoring
  • Secondments, acting up and project work
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Cultural leave
  • A day off during NAIDOC week
  • Additional annual leave during Christmas/New Year break
  • Volunteer opportunities at community events and many more
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff are further supported by the Aboriginal Cultural Unit (ACU) and Barnardos Indigenous Group (BIG) to meet their cultural needs within the organisation. 
Salary: Base $76,429 per annum plus leave loading plus superannuation.  Packaging available to receive $15,860 of your salary tax free. Motor vehicle packaging available on selected roles.

To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance and current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.
How to apply:
To register your interest hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume. For a confidential discussion please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.

Date Posted: 23/06/2022 03:25 PM

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