Programme Adviser and Marketing Officer
Employer: Projects Abroad
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Communications & Marketing, International Aid & Development, Project Management
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector
Job posted on: 11 January, 2017.
Applications close: 29 January, 2017.
Projects Abroad arranges volunteer and internship placements in 30 developing countries. With a global staff of 700 we support over 1000 settings including schools, construction sites, human rights projects, conservation work and healthcare placements.
The Australian office, based in Adelaide, is seeking to recruit a team member to work in marketing, communications, advising prospective volunteers, event co-ordination and making presentations to interested groups.
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills (oral and written), experience and aptitude in marketing, be a confident public speaker, proactive, creative and passionate about working in a useful and sustainable capacity in developing and emerging countries.
It is likely that the successful candidate will also have travelled as a volunteer and will understand the experience first-hand.
The role will involve:
- Working with prospective volunteers to establish the most appropriate programme for them and to help them in planning and preparation
- Developing and maintaining relationships with partner organisations
- Promoting the programmes through events and public speaking; creating web content, printed material, newsletters and social media copy
- Assisting, within a small team, the smooth and effective day to day running of an international organisation
The position will be based in Adelaide.
More details on Projects Abroad can be found on the website.