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Advocacy Campaigns Officer

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Make a real difference in the lives of people with disability.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is innovative and pioneering brand with divisions in research, advanced technology, advocacy and intervention for those living with cerebral palsy and similar disabilities.

About the role

The Influence team is responsible for building and running grassroots campaigns, social movements, policy reform initiatives and government lobbying on key issues affecting the access, inclusion and rights of individuals living with cerebral palsy. This is an exciting time to join our team as CP Alliance kicks off a refreshed approach to advocacy and community mobilisation, with the help of talented advocacy agencies and consultants to help us ideate and implement a range of new campaign initiatives both within Australia and around the globe.

Working closely with the GM of Influence, the advocacy campaigns officer will run a variety of campaigns throughout the year on important social and political issues, including the major global campaign held on 6 Oct, ‘World CP Day’, now active in over 100 countries. This is a unique opportunity for a self-driven individual with progressive ideals to work within an ambitious, innovative and globally-minded organisation that wants to see meaningful action and progress for our community.

Please note: PLEASE NOTE: Cerebral Palsy Alliance has a relentless commitment to the safety and well-being of our clients and staff, as such all employees at CPA must already be (or have the willingness to be) triple vaccinated against COVID-19, before 1 June 2022.

What we can offer you:

  • People are at the heart of what we do! Working for us, you’ll find highly experienced, professional and creative people who share our commitment to our clients.
  • We understand you have a busy life, so have leave options that will enable you to maintain a true work-life balance
  • Competitive total remuneration packages plus an option of the Meal and Entertainment card
  • 12 weeks paid maternity leave and 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Outstanding career growth opportunities and our world class training through our in-house Training Alliance, our in-house registered training organisation - see here 
  • Health and wellbeing benefits such as Fitness Passport, an annual wellbeing allowance and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to external corporate events/conferences
  • A place where you are valued, supported and where you truly can make a difference
  • Inspiring and rewarding work culture


  • You have at least three 3 years’ experience in a similar or related campaigning role;
  • You’ve got a diverse range of skills, in community organising or mobilising, campaign strategy and implementation, communications, and media
  • You’re an innovative and autonomous worker who can think outside the box;
  • You’re a team player who works well with a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Keen understanding of storytelling, framing and audiences;
  • You have an intellectual ability to understand dynamic scientific, social and political issues;
  • You are proficient in Wordpress, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Analytics, Marketing Automation tools;
  • Demonstrated ability to create engaging content across websites and social media channels;
  • You have experience of both SEO and SEM;
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Marketing / Communication / Arts / Social Sciences / International Studies

Desired for the role:

  • You’ve got direct prior digital campaigning experience in the fields of disability, health or human rights
  • Someone who is an outstanding copywriter and has a sophisticated understanding of audience analysis and segmentation, target messaging, and understands how to harness a variety of communication tactics, social and digital media.
  • The right person for the role will provide creativity and innovation within campaigns, ensuring content is dynamic, ambitious and highly engaging.

Licenses/certifications required:

  • NSW Driver's License (minimum P2)
  • Current WWCC (or willingness to obtain prior to commencement in the role).

For more information about the role please call Jelena Bogunovic on 02 9975 8443 and to learn more about CPA please visit our website here.

To submit your application, click Apply Now.

We encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date of 31st of May 2022 and the closing date may be brought forward without notice.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as having a disability, identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, are culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) or sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTIQA+)

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