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Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

T 61 3 9629 6999

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MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER - Continence Foundation of Australia
Ref: SH2002399

      

Location Melbourne VIC
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing Date:

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

  • Committed, dynamic team environment
  • Drive marketing strategy to achieve awareness
  • Great benefits, Brunswick location

 

The purposeful mission of the Continence Foundation of Australia is to represent Australians affected by, or at risk of, bladder and bowel control problems and to act as an advocate for their interests. As the national peak body, the Foundation exists to serve all Australians by promoting bladder and bowel health.

 

Reporting to the CEO and working closely with the senior management team, you will lead the development, management and operation of innovative and holistic marketing and communications strategies to drive awareness and achieve the mission.

 

Drawing on your demonstrated experience, expertise and creative flair, this exciting role allows you the scope to design, implement and evaluate fully integrated campaigns utilising contemporary channels including print, electronic and social media. Strong interpersonal skills will enable you to build professional relationships at senior levels, manage stakeholders, PR and media relations.

 

This role presents an excellent career opportunity for a progressive thinking, dynamic professional preferably with experience within the health or not for profit sectors and tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline. Along with leading a cohesive team of 3, your sound business acumen and financial management skills will be well utilised to develop and manage budgets, meet timelines and operational goals.

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About the organisation

Baptcare Affordable Housing Ltd (BAH) is a subsidiary company of Baptcare, the welfare and aged care agency of the Baptist Union of Victoria.   BAH operates as a Not-For-Profit Housing Provider, registered by the Registrar of Housing Agencies under the Housing Act 1983.

The key objectives of BAH include a commitment to:

·         Providing and/or managing well-maintained affordable housing.

·         Facilitating tenancy management which supports vulnerable tenants and allows households to have a say in the way their housing is managed.

·         Co-operating in place management strategies that build community.

·         Partnering with Baptcare and other agencies to ensure tenants’ needs are adequately met.

 

BAH currently has a strategy to provide and/or manage up to 500 properties by the year 2020.

About the Board

·         Current Board size:               Currently 5 Directors.  2 vacancies

·         Board Meeting location:     Camberwell

About the vacancy

·         This is a voluntary position with expenses reimbursed.

·         BAH seeks to appoint two independent non-executive Directors.

·         The role requires attending approximately 7 board meetings per year, during the evening. In addition it may be necessary to take part in monthly conference calls and/or occasional weekend workshops.

As a skills-based Board and in line with current specific requirements, candidates with skills in at least one of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

·         Experience in the Community Housing or Social/Affordable-Housing Sector

·         Marketing and/or PR Advertising

·         Finance

·         Property Development

Personal values and competencies

·         Mission: a person whose values are aligned to the vision, mission and objectives of Baptcare.

·         Integrity: fulfilling a director’s duties and responsibilities, acting ethically, having appropriate independence, putting the organisation’s interests before personal interests;

·         Collaborative: a director must be able to function as an effective team member but also must have the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to persist in robust discussion with management and fellow board members where necessary;

·         Interpersonal skills: as well as self-awareness and self-management.  A director must work well in a group, listen well, and be tactful yet able to communicate a candid viewpoint;

·         Commercial astuteness: demonstrate good business instinct and acumen and be able to assimilate and synthesise complex information;

·         An active contributor with genuine interest in the organisation and its business.

 

Educational requirements

ESSENTIAL - Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field with significant industry experience

DESIRABLE - Successful completion of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course

Other attributes 

Active involvement in a local church community and an understanding of Baptist values and faith.