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Internal Communications Advisor

The Salvation Army
  • Work for one of the most loved charities in Australia
  • Full time Permanent Position
  • Blackburn VIC

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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.

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a passionate and driven Internal Communications Advisor who is looking to advance their career in a nationally recognised faith-based organisation. The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop skills and knowledge across the full spectrum of internal communications to promote the mission of The Salvation Army.

Based in Blackburn and reporting to the Internal Communications Manager you will be responsible for facilitating consistent and transparent communication that informs and engages internal stakeholders.

The key focus of the role will be to:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate communication plans;
  • Measure the effectiveness of internal communications messaging and communication channels;
  • Provide advice and practical support to departments to ensure whole of organisation strategic view of internal communication;
  • Develop a range of collateral such as tool kits, communication packs, fact sheet sheets and infographics so TSA's workforce are kept informed and engaged;
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with other communication specialists and teams;
  • Research and write compelling copy for internal social platforms and intranet site;
  • Support the delivery of the national internal communication strategy.

To be successful in this role, you will have qualifications in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field, with prior experience in a communications role gained in a large multinational organisation in the NFP sector, highly regarded.

Key capabilities include:

  • 3+ years' experience in communications, journalism or related fields;
  • Ability to interpret complex business requirements to produce clear & concise communication;
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting content or key messages for diverse audiences;
  • Demonstrated ability in using a range of communication mediums and tactics;
  • Excellent verbal and writing communications skills. Impeccable writing, grammar and spelling;
  • Excellent time management and the ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to deadlines;
  • Success in relationship building and working with different stakeholders;
  • Experience or knowledge of digital channels (ie SharePoint, Mailchimp);
  • Microsoft Office 365 skills (Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Outlook) proficiency;
  • Knowledge / experience of Adobe Creative Suite and Canva an advantage.

In return we offer our employees real and meaningful benefits such as:

  • NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits;
  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Paid parental leave;
  • Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits;
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent counselling service;
  • Opportunity for career development.

How to Apply

If you would like to work for one of Australia's leading not-for-profit organisations and have the satisfaction of knowing that your career contributes positively to the lives of thousands of Australians each year, please apply via the link and submit a current CV a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.

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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