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Communications Officer

Mental Health Australia

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  • Excellent opportunity to work with a highly respected national not for profit peak organisation for the mental health sector
  • 12 Month Contract - part-time (0.6 FTE)
  • Competitive Full Time Equivalent base salary of $88,536, plus super, plus charity salary packaging options
  • Inclusive, supportive and flexible work environment
  • Remote work from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will be considered

About us

For over 25 years Mental Health Australia has advocated for mental health reform, and we continue to drive policy changes and proactively put mental health on the agenda.

We have over 130 members, including service providers, professional bodies, organisations representing people with mental ill-health, family, carers and supporters, researchers and state and territory mental health peak bodies.

As the national peak for mental health, we unite the mental health sector to present a cohesive voice to government, and provide practical policy solutions to influence decision-making, which in turn, improves the mental health system and the mental health of people in Australia. We work to strengthen the impact and influence of the mental health sector, and embed a human rights approach across the mental health system.

The role

This position is responsible for supporting the Senior Communications Manager with day-to-day management of media, communications and engagement activity for the organisation. The role includes assisting with the coordination of the World Mental Health Day (WMHD) campaign as well as social media and publication development and release. For full details please see the position description.

This is a unique opportunity to become involved with a national peak body that unites the voices of the mental health sector and advocates for policies that improve mental health.

Your hard work and dedication will be rewarded with excellent remuneration, Full Time Equivalent base salary of $88,536 (pro rata for part-time hours), plus super, plus charity salary packaging options. We provide flexible work and leave arrangements, and a range of additional employment benefits to enable employees to balance their work and other commitments.

For further information please contact Lisa Clarke, Senior Communications Manager via email [email protected], using the subject line: Communications Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applicants should include a copy of their current resume and a one-page pitch as to why you would be a great fit for the job.

Applications should be received no later than closing date and uploaded via the Apply Now here button.

Mental Health Australia respects, values and encourages diversity and inclusion. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the communities we serve.

The preferred applicant for this job will be required to undertake a police end entitlement to work in Australia check and will need a Working with Vulnerable People/Blue card or the ability to get one. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this job. Each application will be considered on its merits. Applicants can contact Mental Health Australia to find out more information.

Ref code: 6628567.

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