Communications Officer

Passionate about Marketing and Communications?If you are open minded, motivated, passionate and interested in helping deliver the services offered by Family Planning Australia, we would love to have you join the team… Are you in?We are searching for the right candidate to fill our Permanent Full Time positionWe are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.Opportunities for continual growth within this role.This role will be based in our new state of the art premises located at Newington, which is close to public transport, cafes, shopping centre plus we have free onsite parkingBase Full Time Salary: $64,259- $68,724 (Level will depend on experience)Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging ($15,900) plus Meal/Entertainment ($2,650) increasing your fortnightly take home payAbout Family Planning AustraliaFamily Planning Australia is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation, we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning Australia is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Our ValuesFamily Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisationStaff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortionAs an abortion service provider, all staff at Family Planning Australia are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role.Must support the Family Planning Australia values:Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual healthIntegrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparentInclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgmentEquity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populationsClient centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our workCommitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our workA just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisationAbout the roleThis position works within the Marketing and Communications team and is multi-faceted taking in responsibilities across internal communications, marketing, media and social media. The communications officer is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of communications and marketing plans, corporate collateral and other initiatives for use within and external to the organisation.The Communications Officer will work with the Executive, and other senior managers to prepare marketing and communication strategies and materials on behalf of Family Planning Australia and will support the work of the Marketing Manager and Media Advisor. The role demands a dynamic individual with proven experience in marketing and communications and excellent interpersonal and writing skills. An ability to utilise your existing networks and apply your organisational and creative skills (marketing and communication), will be key to your success in the role.In addition, a proven ability to prepare documentation that builds the profile of the organisation and deliver quantifiable results, while being sensitive to the organisation’s cultural and development issues, is paramount.Selection CriteriaQualificationsTertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (media, marketing, communications, journalism, arts).EssentialExcellent verbal and written communications skills (please provide two examples of written work on any platform with your application);Demonstrated experience in organisational social media communication and/or digital marketing, including the ability to use social media tools as part of communication, media and marketing strategies;Demonstrated experience developing and curating a social media calendar, schedule and strategyAn understanding of media relations, media strategies, and the development of media releases and key messages documentsAn understanding of marketing and communications strategies, including audience segmentation;An ability to work to deadlines and manage competing priorities;DesirableBasic graphic design skills.Other requirementsA Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check are required prior to commencement in the roleIn accordance with NSW Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning Australia are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19.Must have unlimited working rights in Australia.To Apply:Please submit your current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description.  We will be reviewing applications regularly, and the advertisement may be closed early if the position is successfully recruited to.Please note: If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the position description link bottom of the respective job advert. Family Planning Australia is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.Closing date for the role is 29 January 2023.Family Planning Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications. PD - Communications Officer - Jan 2023 64000 AUD Newington 2127

Communications Officer

Passionate about Marketing and Communications?

If you are open minded, motivated, passionate and interested in helping deliver the services offered by Family Planning Australia, we would love to have you join the team… Are you in?

  • We are searching for the right candidate to fill our Permanent Full Time position
  • We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.
  • We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.
  • Opportunities for continual growth within this role.
  • This role will be based in our new state of the art premises located at Newington, which is close to public transport, cafes, shopping centre plus we have free onsite parking
  • Base Full Time Salary: $64,259- $68,724 (Level will depend on experience)
  • Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging ($15,900) plus Meal/Entertainment ($2,650) increasing your fortnightly take home pay

About Family Planning Australia

Family Planning Australia is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation, we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.

Family Planning Australia is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.

Our Values

  • Family Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisation
    • Staff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortion
    • As an abortion service provider, all staff at Family Planning Australia are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role.
  • Must support the Family Planning Australia values:
    • Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual health
    • Integrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparent
    • Inclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgment
    • Equity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populations
    • Client centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our work
    • Commitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our work
    • A just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisation

About the role

This position works within the Marketing and Communications team and is multi-faceted taking in responsibilities across internal communications, marketing, media and social media. The communications officer is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of communications and marketing plans, corporate collateral and other initiatives for use within and external to the organisation.

The Communications Officer will work with the Executive, and other senior managers to prepare marketing and communication strategies and materials on behalf of Family Planning Australia and will support the work of the Marketing Manager and Media Advisor. 

The role demands a dynamic individual with proven experience in marketing and communications and excellent interpersonal and writing skills. An ability to utilise your existing networks and apply your organisational and creative skills (marketing and communication), will be key to your success in the role.

In addition, a proven ability to prepare documentation that builds the profile of the organisation and deliver quantifiable results, while being sensitive to the organisation’s cultural and development issues, is paramount.

Selection Criteria

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (media, marketing, communications, journalism, arts).

Essential

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills (please provide two examples of written work on any platform with your application);
  • Demonstrated experience in organisational social media communication and/or digital marketing, including the ability to use social media tools as part of communication, media and marketing strategies;
  • Demonstrated experience developing and curating a social media calendar, schedule and strategy
  • An understanding of media relations, media strategies, and the development of media releases and key messages documents
  • An understanding of marketing and communications strategies, including audience segmentation;
  • An ability to work to deadlines and manage competing priorities;

Desirable

  • Basic graphic design skills.

Other requirements

  • A Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check are required prior to commencement in the role
  • In accordance with NSW Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning Australia are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Must have unlimited working rights in Australia.

To Apply:

Please submit your current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description.  We will be reviewing applications regularly, and the advertisement may be closed early if the position is successfully recruited to.

Please note: If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the position description link bottom of the respective job advert. 

Family Planning Australia is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Closing date for the role is 29 January 2023.

Family Planning Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.

 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Lorraine Baldacchino on 02 8752 4336, quoting Ref No. 1088252.

  • Posted Date 10 Jan 2023
  • Location Newington
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided