Communications Advisor

  • One of Australia’s leading and influential peak bodies
  • Broad audience, purpose led communication
  • Canberra-based (flexible locations considered)

UnitingCare Australia is an agency of the National Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia. It is the national body for the Uniting Church’s community services across Australia. With over 1,600 sites, the network employs 50,000 staff and is supported by the work of over 30,000 volunteers. The UnitingCare Australia vision is that all people can thrive in a healed and reconciled world and their purpose is to give voice to the Uniting Church’s commitment to social justice through advocacy and by strengthening community service provision. UnitingCare Australia advocates for policies and programs that will improve people’s quality of life, speaking with and on behalf of those who are the most vulnerable and disadvantaged, for the common good.

Reporting to the Director, Communications and Public Affairs, the Communications Advisor will be responsible for the management of UnitingCare Australia’s digital assets across all brands and building an online presence through the creation and dissemination of multimedia content online. Working with a high degree of autonomy, this role will engage with key organizational stakeholders to develop and implement content alignment across digital channels and campaigns that increase awareness of the important work of the UnitingCare network. You will be a key expert in creating content for a range of internal and external audiences and be responsible for managing and scheduling all social media channels and the associated analytics and reporting tools. You will also make a strong contribution to the development of strategies across brand, content and communications products.

To be considered for this hands-on role you will possess tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (digital marketing, communications or similar) and have experience in a similar role where you have been the ‘organisational expert’ for anything digital. You will have broad communications and/or marketing skills, with a key area of expertise in digital content creation and marketing techniques. You will enjoy engaging with a broad range of stakeholders, be a skilled communicator, and have a well-developed ability to work with ambiguity, problem-solve, and quickly analyse, distil and translate complex information into meaningful and impactful content. You will have a preparedness to work within the polity and ethos of the Uniting Church in Australia.

Download an Information Pack by registering your details below, click on the submit button and wait for a link to appear to download the Pack. Contact Michael Holdway, Searchlight Group for more information on (03) 9600 1137 or 0400 006 513. There is no closing date for this position. Applications will be processed as they are received, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. All third party and unsolicited CV’s will be referred to Searchlight Group. 

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