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Marketing Officer

Job No: 105937
Location: Blacktown, Sydney

  • Exciting, varied marketing role for a jack-of-all-trades who likes to get things done!
  • Fantastic opportunity to work with a growing and dynamic not-for-profit, community organisation
  • Competitive hourly rate of $35 p/h plus super, leave loading, mobile phone, laptop, and free parking

About Growing Potential Ltd.

Growing Potential Ltd. is a community based, non-for-profit organisation with a proud history of growing the potential of children, families and the community. 

With 70 years’ experience, Growing Potential have a strong track record of successfully working with families and children to unlock their full potential. From humble beginnings in Western Sydney they have continued to grow with the communities they support and are now expanding across NSW to provide support to more people as one of the leading providers in community services.

About the Opportunity

Growing Potential has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Officer to join their professional team in Blacktown, Sydney on a part-time (24 hours per week) basis. This role is being offered on a 6 month contract and will be working in conjunction with the current Marketing Officer.

In this varied position, you'll be responsible for developing and implementing Growing Potential and its subsidiaries' marketing plans.

More specifically, some of your key duties will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Developing, managing and implementing marketing plans across a variety of Growing Potential's specialist services including our Childcare Services, Educator Training department and Corporate Head Office;
  • Coordinating the production of marketing collateral, including sourcing quotes and creating artwork brief;
  • Creating and developing email campaigns; newsletters, training/event invites;
  • Maintaining and updating the company website, Staff Portal and multiple social media accounts;
  • Liaising with stakeholders regarding promotional opportunities involving parents, training facilitators, and/or local businesses;
  • Writing media releases and promotional material for stakeholder publications
  • Maintaining company files and multiple databases; and
  • Detailed reporting on each service’s monthly results, initiatives and activities.

To be considered for this role, you will possess 5-7 years experience in marketing, communications, public relations or related field and have a proven track record delivering marketing objectives in a similar role. Any experience working for a not for profit and/or within children or family services would be highly advantageous. Candidates who can think on their feet while adopting a problem-solving approach to work will be very highly regarded.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential for this role, and you will use yours to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, suppliers and clients.

You will also need to be tech-savvy in order to promote the organisation effectively through digital mediums. As such you will need to be proficient with Apple/Mac products and the Adobe suite as well as online programs such as Office 365, Mailchimp, Wordpress and Hootsuite.

The ability to prioritise competing tasks and issues will be essential to your success in this role. As you will face strict deadlines in this position, you must have the confidence to communicate these deadlines and time frames clearly and politely with your colleagues and executives.

In this role, you will be supporting three different executives. It is imperative that you are adaptable and flexible in your approach to assisting them. Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills will help you support each executive appropriately. 

Growing Potential believe in positivity and teamwork. As such, you will have a positive attitude, cheerful disposition, and the ability to work well with others.

About the Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and growing organisation. You will also benefit greatly from working directly with Senior Executives - a fantastic opportunity to gain knowledge from industry professionals!

In recognition of your hard work and contribution, you will be rewarded with an attractive hourly rate of $35.00 plus super, leave loading, mobile phone, laptop, and free parking.

Growing Potential promotes and supports the wellbeing of its people and provides a great range of benefits, including:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Competitive salary packaging with the ability to have up to $15,899.00 of your salary tax free
  • Flexible work life balance such as working from home options and choose your own start/finish hours
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Team building events and social activities

In addition, you will enjoy working in a strong, supportive, and collaborative organisation!

Growing Potential is an Equal Opportunity Employer, welcoming applications from people who speak a language in addition to English and from people who are Aboriginal or of Torres Strait Islander background.

If you're ready to take the next step in your marketing career — Apply Now!

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