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Marketing & Communications Specialist - Arts & Programs - Logan

Settlement Services International
  • Based in Logan, QLD with flexible working arrangements
  • 12 Month Maternity Leave Cover
  • Competitive salary for the right candidate plus Salary Packaging Options!

About the Function

The Public Affairs and Communications team at SSI is a cross functional team that spans communications, marketing, government relations and stakeholder and community engagement and coordinates SSI's campaigns and advocacy. This broad and multi disciplinary team is responsible for bringing together and coordinating the voice of SSI and managing stakeholder engagement. The function is responsible for developing strategy to ensure the organisation is best able to leverage external opportunities, to strengthen SSI's position, and elevate the organisation's brand and reputation in the community.

About you

The Acting Manager - Marketing and Communications Specialist - Arts and Programs is responsible for strategic marketing and communications support across all areas of SSI & Access, with a focus on SSI/Access' Arts and Culture function including the Brisbane Ethnic Multicultural Arts Centre (BEMAC) and the Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC). The role includes the publicity and marketing of a number of government-funded and self-funded arts and cultural programs across Queensland and NSW and to support the growth and program development into other Australian states.

As part of the SSI Corporate Communications team (within the Public Affairs and Communications business unit) this role is to undertake marketing and communications responsibilities for the strategic marketing and lead generation needs of the organisation's government funded programs, social enterprises and fundraising initiatives, events and activities.

The role supports the marketing and communication strategies required to favourably position the organisation with external stakeholders, funders and partners.

  • Develop and implement proactive marketing and communication plans including lead generation activities to support the growth targets of programs.
  • Support SSI/Access' thought leadership positioning by developing activities and programs that optimise brand awareness.
  • In consultation with the Manager, Corporate Communications support the application of the SSI brand and the national strategy.
  • Provide effective leadership to drive a national Arts and Culture strategy across the organisation, supporting arts and culture program delivery and meeting key outcomes for funding opportunities, including overseeing comprehensive integrated strategies that include marketing, media and event management that meet key performance indicators.
  • Oversee the production and distribution of marketing and communication collateral and external digital marketing activities for programs including information for culturally and linguistically diverse communities and clients, stakeholders, partners, donors and philanthropists.
  • Provide effective leadership to drive the performance and outputs of the team including day to day management of 1 x Digital Media and Communications Coordinator.
  • Promote client voice by seeking innovative ways to provide SSI and Access clients and program leaders with regular opportunities to share their stories and experiences with the Australian public.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • 5+ years in Events and/or Public Relations
  • A degree in communications, event management or public relations
  • Experience in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated experience building collaborative relationships with stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of seniority levels
  • Superb time management and budget management expertise
  • Can thrive under pressure

We seek an inquisitive lateral thinker with excellent problem solving and organisational skills who would enjoy honing their career in a rich multi-cultural environment. Your end to end project management and planning skills will be a prerequisite to the success of this role coupled with strong computer literacy in Microsoft and database applications specifically with Salesforce.

About our Benefits

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Industry leading flexible working arrangement supported to work from home and office, including 9-day fortnight;
  • Access to in-house training and learning opportunities for professional development and growth;
  • Access to our in-house wellbeing programs
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.

About our Recruitment Process

At SSI we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

We encourage candidates to provide a cover letter along with your resume, by submitting online. Should you be successful for the first round of shortlist, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialist will guide you through our process and next steps.

SSI will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment, or want to update your preferred method of communication, please email talent@ssi.org.au or call Vimla Khooblall on 02 8799 6700.

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