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Communications Assistant


Employer: Fighting Chance
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Administration, Communications & Marketing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 02 January, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Perm P/T (2-3 days per week)

Fighting Chance designs, builds and scales social enterprises which move the dial for Australians with disability and their families.

Our approach is simple. We work with our community to identify the challenges, hurdles and barriers faced by people with disability in their everyday lives and then design and build sustainable social businesses which resolve these issues.

Our mission is to ask 'WHAT IF..?', to see the world as it isn't yet, to imagine a future quite different to the present. And then to make it happen.

The Communications Assistant is a vital supporting role in the Communications team, with a digital focus. You will grow our presence online to support the growth of Fighting Chance and it’s social enterprises, Avenue and Jigsaw. Your key areas of accountability include:

  • Content & digital platform coordination
  • Data and brand asset coordination
  • Administration and support

Content & digital platform coordination

  • Coordination and development of digital content for a range of audiences, across a range of channels (including social media, web, and eDM) to support Fighting Chance and it’s enterprises.
  • Manage Google Adwords and implement effective analytics (SEO, Google Analytics, Facebook analytics etc) to measure and report on the performance of communications and content.

Data and brand asset coordination

Support the Communications Manager to implement communications strategies via:

  • Effective coordination of multimedia, including video and images.
  • Designing on-brand graphics, assets and collateral for digital and print.

Administration & support

  • Work with the intake team to create communications which support their lead generation.
  • Analyse and report to Communications Manager on the effectiveness of campaigns and strategies, to inform decision making.
  • Research competitors to ensure a competitive advantage and clear communication of our POD to the market.
  • Regular reporting to Communications Manager on performance against KPIs; contribution to Management reporting, including to SMG and Board Reporting as requested.
  • Ad hoc administrative and other support for the Communications Manager.

Our HQ is located on the Northern Beaches (Frenchs Forest) with public transport options close-by and on-street parking available. We offer all part-time and full-time employees salary packaging, along with opportunities for training and future development pathways in our growing organisation.

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