Communications Coordinator

Job No: VIN2995
Location: Lewisham

  • Permanent Part-time role with Work/Life Flexibility Options
  • Rare Opportunity to Make a Difference in a Purpose-Led Organisation
  • Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging Tax Free Benefits

     

    The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society. We believe our employees are key to our success. Our staff are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis and values driven team environment and culture.

     

    Your New Role:

    Join Vinnies NSW team as a Communication Coordinator and develop state-wide external facing content and communications across the Society’s key marketing channels targeting a diverse range of audiences.

     

    The Communication Coordinator will:

  • Craft engaging and accurate communications content targeting diverse
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Internal Communications functions to provide support as required with writing tasks and communications advice.
  • Develop and implement Public Relations (PR) strategies to support and promote fundraising and marketing activity, services, programs, shops, social justice initiatives and events to meet communications objectives.
  • Develop and action strategic media schedules, draft press releases and canvas positive media coverage to amplify key messages and priorities.
  • Assist with the production of video content for both internal and external use as an important tool to amplify key messages and priorities.
  • Manage the content collation, production, and delivery of publications; ensure the content is engaging and reflective of the broad activities undertaken by the Society.

     

    To be successful, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in business, communications or marketing
  • Demonstrated ability and expertise in communications with high-level written, editing and planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders

     

    Desirable criteria:

  • Experience working in a membership-based organisation to support and empower members and volunteers.
  • Deliver high-quality communications collateral with a focus on press releases and written content for digital platforms amplifying the key messages, stories and priorities of the Society.
  • Coordinate the production of key publications – Vision, Impact, Annual Report
  • Build relationships with media and generate positive media coverage for the organisation

     

    If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume, for more about the role, see Position Description.

     

    If you have questions about this role, please email Lachlan Jones Manager, Communications on lachlan.jones@vinnies.org.au , quoting: VIN number 2995.

     

    St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) welcomes people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

     

    The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. A health / medical assessment may be required for some roles.

     

     St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination. Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment. 

     

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