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Partnerships and Campaigns Manager - Parents' Voice

Diabetes Victoria

Diabetes Victoria is the leading charity and peak consumer body working to support, empower and campaign for all Victorians affected by, or at risk of, diabetes.

In joining the Diabetes Victoria family, you will be assisting those affected by what has now become our nation’s fastest growing chronic condition.

Parents’ Voice is a national online movement that offers parents a voice in the debate around food and physical activity options for children. Parents’ Voice program is made possible through collaboration between Diabetes Victoria and VicHealth.

The fixed-term, part-time (0.6 or 0.7 FTE) parental leave cover position of Partnerships and Campaigns Manager – Parents’ Voice has a strong partnerships and media advocacy focus. The position holder must have an understanding of current children’s food, physical landscape and activity issues and the ability to engage stakeholders (including media) in the debate.

Melbourne applicants preferred, but all Australian locations considered.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Securing funding partners and sources
  • Strategic planning, coordination and evaluation of media and advocacy campaign
  • Managing the content of the website and social media platforms
  • Managing issues relating to Parents’ Voice membership
  • Relationship management with public health agencies, government and other external stakeholders
  • Participating in media interviews and professional presentations

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in a similar role that has a focus on media and communications, philanthropy and partnerships, advocacy, public policy, campaign management, and health promotion. Please note, a police check, Working with Children check and evidence of qualifications, where applicable, will be required as part of the recruitment process.

Diabetes Victoria benefits include a:

  • Well-developed Health & Wellbeing program, including one Wellbeing Day per calendar year
  • Flexible work environment
  • Convenient city fringe location
  • Not for profit salary packaging option and more!

A position description is attached or available from www.diabetesvic.org.au. For queries, please contact Lynsey Walker on 9667 1705 or via email at [email protected] using the subject line: Partnerships and Campaigns Manager - Parents' Voice enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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