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The St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn has been serving the local community since 1924. We are a charity offering a ‘hand up’ to people in need, regardless of their creed, ethnic or social background, health, gender or political opinion. We do this by respecting peoples' dignity, sharing our hope and by encouraging people to take control of their own destiny. We work to shape a more just and compassionate society. We help people in a large geographic area surrounding the ACT - to Lake Cargelligo in the west, across the Snowy Mountains to Tumut, down to Eden, up to Batemans Bay and inland to Crookwell. The Society’s services are the result of the combined effort of our members, volunteers and employees.
The Society attempts to help as many struggling and disadvantaged people as possible. To do this, we require money and goods. Whilst we receive government funding for some of our programs, we also rely heavily on the generosity of the community through our appeals, fundraising events and connections to provide the extra funding.
We are seeking someone to join our Marketing & Fundraising team to support all internal and external communications. The Communications Officer will be responsible for content creation, website administration and social media management. This position will also work collaboratively with the Marketing & Fundraising team to ensure effective marketing and communication campaigns, fundraising appeals, media coverage and donor relations.
Experience in communications, marketing or a similar roll is essential, and qualifications in the same areas are desirable but not essential. You must also have a current driver's licence.
This is a fixed-term contract for 3 months, with the possibility of an extension and can be either full time or part time dependent upon the requirements of the successful applicant. If you are outgoing, creative, organised and self motivated to complete what needs to be done in a timely manner....read on as you may be ready to take on the Vinnies challenge!
If you need further assistance, please contact the Marketing & Fundraising Manager – Kathryn Maiden on 0417 836 494 or firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Communications Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.
You will be working under our Enterprise Agreement.
Other great reasons to join - Enjoy the rewards that come from working for a charity such as salary packaging which increases the tax-free portion of your wage, and therefore, your take home pay; access to development opportunities and variety of work. You will be working in a small but passionate team that achieves amazing results.
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