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Community Engagement Managers - Melbourne

The Salvation Army

As part of the Salvation Army our values and mission define who we are and why we fight. Working in a local employment service is fast paced, demanding and competitive, but you will change lives.

Who we are:

At the Salvation Army Employment Plus (EPlus), our experienced employment teams have been empowering people to find the right job since 1998 as part of the Australian Government's Employment Services network.  We've worked with over 200,000 businesses across Australia and seen well over half a million Australians successfully placed in employment. While Employment Plus is a not-for-profit organisation with a strong dedication to helping people find work, we operate in a highly competitive market and as such, high performance and aiming to exceed required targets is vital for all our employees.

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Employment Plus is seeking to recruit 2 passionate and driven individuals for the newly created roles of Community Engagement Manager, based in Sydney and Melbourne, who are driven by exceeding targets and building new business relationships.

About the roles:

The Community Engagement Managers will contribute to the success of Employment Plus by engaging with local community organisations and other service partners in both existing and new/prospective contract regions.

In addition, the roles will work with Regional Managers to collate information about partnerships for use in tenders and coordinate employer/recruitment events in conjunction with community, industry and provider partners.

These positions report to a Senior Management level and are initially for a 12-month contract period contracted through an agency. It is expected that you are mobile within our employment services areas and have the ability to travel regularly.

In order to be successful for this position, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience identifying, assessing and developing new opportunities, producing solutions consistent with the organisation’s business and strategic plans
  • Advanced regional business development or senior account management experience
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and implementing strategies supporting client requirements
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Employment Services industry is highly desirable
  • Current valid driver’s license and vehicle required.

This is an excellent opportunity to hit the ground running by utilising your strong relationship building skills to establish links between EPlus and local community partners providing complementary services, expand existing partnerships and identifying collaboration with other mission expressions within The Salvation Army. 

A current Working with Children Check or relevant state equivalent is a mandatory requirement for this position. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check.

Employment Plus is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians.

TSA is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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