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Education Engagement Manager - Be You

Beyond Blue

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Beyond Blue’s vision is for all people in Australia to achieve their best possible mental health.

Our mission is to work with the community to improve mental health and prevent suicide.

We aim to achieve this by:

  • Promoting mental health and wellbeing
  • Being a trusted source of information, advice and support
  • Working together to prevent suicide

Beyond Blue’s values are Collaboration, Respect, Enthusiasm, Excellence, Innovation and Integrity.

This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of positive relationships with key education stakeholders. The purpose of these engagements is to extend Be You’s influence and credibility within the education sector and to create alignment between Be You and other key education initiatives. The Education Engagement Manager will ensure a high level of engagement and satisfaction across all stakeholders and will work closely with the Education Government Relations and Policy & Advocacy Advisers, Education Engagement Manager and delivery partners.

Key accountabilities

  • Foster positive relationships with key education stakeholders; demonstrating a welcoming and inclusive attitude at all times
  • Implement and manage stakeholder engagements to successful outcomes
  • Provide advice to Be You based on personal education experience and insights from stakeholder engagements
  • Prepare documentation related to engagements, e.g. agendas, briefing notes, and record all key information and actions from engagements in relevant systems
  • Determine communication requirements for key stakeholders and work with Communications Adviser to develop presentations in line with Be You key messaging and brand guidelines
  • Contribute information to Be You reports as required
  • Present Be You at targeted education meetings and events to influence deeper engagement and alignment to Be You
  • Balance personal and team goals with broader engagement plans through proactive collaboration and problem solving
  • Manage time effectively to meet deadlines and achieve established goals and objectives
  • Be responsive to additional duties that may arise, as requested by the Education Engagement Lead.

Qualifications and key selection criteria


  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant education-related discipline
  • Experience in stakeholder management and engagement
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills with ability to readily adapt to communicate effectively to any given audience.


  • Background in early learning or schools education sectors
  • Experience working on mental health promotion initiatives
  • Utilisation of CRMs
  • Experience working in a business environment with multiple and competing organisational priorities.

This is a terrific opportunity to work within an organisation that is in a growth phase and be part of shaping the future outcomes for the community.

Beyond Blue is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or age. We strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applicants are encouraged to view the Beyond Blue Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan 2020-2022.

Applications should include a current CV with a cover letter that addresses why you would consider yourself to be a cultural addition to Beyond Blue and how your skills and experience would be attributes to the position. Click the 'Apply Now' button to apply and please refer to our job description.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a National Police Check and where required a Working With Children Check.

NOTE: Short-listing of candidates will commence prior to the closure of this role, so please do not delay submitting your application.

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