Fundraising Communications Coordinator (FCD.37)

Monday 26 June, 2017
  • Exciting opportunity to create engaging stories about Cancer Council's important work
  • Create a range of print and digital content to engage with new and existing supporters
  • Full time fixed term for 6 months, close to public transport on St Kilda Road, Melbourne

  Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. The Fundraising and Communications Division (FCD) is responsible for ensuring Cancer Council maintains a visible, engaging presence in the community; and to inspire and activate support from the Victorian public.

The Brand and Communications Unit is responsible for managing and optimising the reputation and public profile of Cancer Council Victoria, and our programs, through strategic and sustained use of campaigns, media engagement and PR, corporate events, partnerships and communications.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a creative and innovative Fundraising Content Coordinator to join the Brand and Communications unit. Reporting to the Fundraising Communications Manager, your role is to:

  • Develop engaging communications which inspire support for Cancer Council through a large range of promotional material such as letters, surveys, newsletters, EDM and web and social content and more
  • Liaise with all areas of the business to uncover the most up-to-date and engaging stories to ensure that supporters are connected with the work we do
  • Take ownership of ensuring that all communications are of a high standard and reflect the importance of the work we do

Establish yourself as a key contributor within the respected Fundraising and Communications team at CCV, proving your abilities as a resourceful wordsmith that can connect with the diverse Victorian public through creatively crafted content.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Degree qualifications in communications, marketing or a related discipline OR an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education
  • Demonstrated experience in content creation experience including long and short copy, publications, EDM's, web and social media content
  •  Dedication to producing high quality content and a commitment to uncovering the most engaging material to connect with supporters
  • High level relationship building skills, with the ability to build rapport and listen empathetically

What we can offer you

This full-time fixed term position for 6 months provides a salary within range $56,400 - $62,420 pa plus superannuation, annual leave loading and the benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card. We also offer a flexible and friendly work environment, social and wellbeing activities and a location close to public transport.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.

To apply and for more info

To apply for this opportunity download a Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria and forward your full application (cover letter, resume and completed Key Selection Criteria document) to hr@cancervic.org.au . For more information contact Tamara Blackmore on (03) 9514 6507.

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia and a National Police Check

Applications close 5 July 2017

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