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Communications and Marketing Manager

St Francis Social Services

3 days a week 

  • Are you a smart and enthusiastic marcomms professional ready to take the next step in your career?
  • Are you interested in a diverse and varied role in a well-regarded charity?
  • Are you well versed in delivering outcome-based PR, comms and digital marketing?

This role is ideal for a Marketing or Communications professional with a minimum of five years of experience, able to work independently and as part of a larger diverse team.

Reporting directly to the CEO, this part-time opportunity would suit a creative and organised communications professional who has a passion for community services and social justice issues. 

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Copywriting and content development such as case studies, client profiles etc
  • Devise and roll-out an integrated communications plan, executing PR, media liaison, marketing and digital campaigns
  • Devise and roll-out marcomms strategies to support fundraising efforts
  • Devise and roll-out PR campaigns including managing key media contacts
  • Digital and social media marketing of the organisation and its services
  • Editing and/or proofing of collateral, reports, media releases etc.
  • Grow the profile of the organisation, its key services and the CEO
  • Managing the database
  • Managing the website and writing and distributing regular newsletters
  • Reporting on marketing effectiveness, reach and audience etc
  • Support the brand strategy
  • Various other marketing and communications activities as directed
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders 

About you

You already have proven work experience in working independently and as part of a diverse team in a dynamic and client-centric setting. You are digitally savvy and have solid skills across a range of marketing disciplines. You will have experience with WordPress, HTML enewsletter platforms, and design programs such as Adobe, Canva and Vimeo. You will be organised, have good procedural skills, excellent attention to detail and great written and oral communication skills. 

We need someone with the ability to work proactively and able to demonstrate a high level of initiative, professionalism and customer service. We are also very interested in a great cultural fit, so an interest in social justice issues would be favoured.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated marketing and communications professional to make their mark on a dynamic organisation looking to go to the next level. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in PR, Communications or Marketing
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills across a variety of settings
  • Demonstrated ability to work sensitively in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment
  • Ability to work with various church and community groups without discrimination
  • Strong support for the culture and mission of SFSS and the ability to work in a team culture of service to others which is consistent with Catholic social teaching
  • Driver’s licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to engage with donors and supporters to grow revenue and donor base
  • Demonstrated understanding of policy framework and issues encountered by disadvantaged young people and their families and refugees and asylum seekers in Australia
  • Experience within the not for profit sector as an employee

Applicants will be subject to a Working with Children Check and the National Criminal Record Check. 

About us

Established in 1978, St Francis Social Services exists to uphold the intrinsic dignity of each person by providing support and advocacy to empower the most disadvantaged and marginalised within our community.

Our service focus:

  • Disadvantaged young people and their families
  • People seeking asylum and refugees

Our Values:

  • Welcome
  • Respect
  • Connect
  • Empower

Our Services:

Centre 360 Youth and Family Service

Centre 360 Youth and Family Service specialises in counselling, case work and early intervention for disadvantaged young people and their families. Our holistic services include: Family and youth counselling and case work, in-school early intervention and prevention group work, therapeutic groups for young people in out-of-home care and parenting programs.

The House of Welcome

The House of Welcome exists to welcome, shelter and empower people seeking asylum and refugees regardless of their age, gender, sexuality, nationality or religion. We provide client-centred holistic supports that nurture hope, advocate for justice and promote self-reliance, whilst acknowledging the dignity and the rights of everyone.


$75,000 to $83,000 pro rata + generous benevolent institution salary packaging available.

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