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We’re hiring: Marketing and Communications Manager

Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Communications & Marketing, Media & Arts
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 31 August, 2017.
Applications close: 30 September, 2017.

About us

It is our mission to drive cultural change to end social violence, guided by our three pillars: Education, Awareness, and Partnerships & Advocacy. We take a public health approach to the prevention of social violence by educating young people, raising awareness, and creating change at an institutional level. To spread awareness about the consequences of social violence, Step Back Think runs presentations for schools and sporting clubs. We also run campaigns by encouraging Australian sporting clubs of all codes, levels and ages to show their commitment to ending social violence.

Social violence – physical violence between strangers, acquaintances and friends in a social setting – has claimed the lives of 20 Australians in 2017.

About the opportunity

This newly created role will lead Step Back Think's communications, campaign, marketing and fundraising activities. Reporting to the CEO, the Marketing & Communications Manager will help shape the strategic direction of Step Back Think and position the organisation as a national thought leader.

The Manager is responsible for communications strategy and implementation, end-to-end campaign activation, fundraising strategy and implementation, media engagement and marketing activities.

About you

Passionate about our mission, you will bring your exceptional talent for communications and capability to communicate an engaging message to a diverse audience. You will be a great cultural fit with our team - autonomous, fun, collaborative and committed to the cause.

It is essential that you have..

  • Experience in end-to-end management of awareness-raising or behaviour change campaigns.
  • Experience successfully pitching to and working with the media to grow awareness of a cause and/or organisation.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated experience in identifying and messaging to diverse audiences.
  • Enthusiasm for being part of a small team in a growing organisation.

This is a unique opportunity to have a real impact on the community and work towards a society free from violence.

How to apply for this job

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