Head of Communications & Advocay

Head of Communications & Advocay

Job Title: Head of Communications & Advocay
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: ktoct09
Contact Name: Kate Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2019 12:15

Job Description

Are you a Senior Manager within Communications & Marketing but looking to make a difference in your role? Why not consider working with a not for profit where you can be a part of a strong Leadership Team and make a impact in the lives of people effected by Domestic Violence.

About the role
The role requires someone with a strong background in Communications, Marketing, Advocacy and Policy. You will be located in Melbourne, working with a small but dedicated group of communications, policy and advocacy staff to increase the organisation’s profile within the family violence sector.

About the organisation
This role would give you the chance to work with a peak body which has been around for 25 years and works with men who use family violence. The organisation specialises in effective evidence-based engagement of men and challenging their beliefs, attitudes, behaviour and choices. This has enabled the organisation to develop standards, programs, practices and training and to lead policy development to influence national perspectives. Their work takes courage and commitment, and it takes courage from our community to recognise that working with the men who use family violence is a critical step in ending the harm their behaviour causes.

To be eligible to apply you will need the following:
 Qualifications in Journalism, Business, Communication, Public or Social Policy, technical writing, marketing or similar
 Extensive experience in communications and marketing, gained largely from working with complex issues and with complex external stakeholder environments;
 Demonstrated experience in advocacy, campaigns and policy development
 Outstanding written, verbal and presentation skills, with the proven ability to take a strategic view and align initiatives with that view;
 Demonstrated political nous (need to understand State and Federal Government context) and proven ability to influence and enhance brand reputation.
 Demonstrated experience in managing and leading teams at a strategic and national level

Right to live and work within Australia essential as no sponsorship offered.

A competitive base salary + Salary Packaging, Mobile phone & Laptop for the right person based on qualifications & experience. Bonus leave between Christmas and New Year, plus additional leave available if needed.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you don’t delay. Contact Kate Taylor - Manager Director today on or call 02 98104498 for a confidential discussion to discuss this specialist role where you can make a difference. Please submit your cv through the Apply NOW to be considered for the role.

All applications will close of business 28th of October 2019