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This is not your normal marketing / communications role. We are small but mighty. You will provide end to end support to the business, whilst working directly with the CEO on improving our brand awareness and engagement with our target audience.

About Us

Youth Projects Ltd is a large charity established in 1984 to support young people and families of the northwest suburbs and the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne. We provide aspirational, life changing support through an integrated model in which multiple barriers are addressed with access to health care, counselling and drug safety, outreach services, employment, education and training. We are a progressive, for purpose organisation that is set to grow and develop our reputation as a leader in innovation. We are re-shaping our corporate services and embedding a culture of ENABLING PARTNERS that support the business and our leaders to grow.

Who we are looking for

This is not your normal marketing / communications role. We are small but mighty. You will provide end to end support to the business, whilst working directly with the CEO on improving our brand awareness and engagement with our target audience.

This is a brand new position, developed to modernise our marketing & communications plan, increase customer acquisition and attract new funders and partners through story telling. We have fewer than 100 staff, 2 main locations; many outreach programs and a diverse workforce. This role is suited to an aspiring professional who thrives on challenges and wants to make a big impact! The norm is not your space; you enjoy pushing the boundaries on new practices. The role will initially report to the CEO during the first year, working closely with Business Partners from other departments to harness a new found license to innovative!

You are experienced in online engagement, social media, basic design principles, and preferably have events experience.

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What we offer

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where people can develop to be their very best. You will be supported by a team of amazing and talented leaders that want to see you succeed. Your success is our success!

Youth Projects have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, Employee Assistance Program, training and professional development opportunities.

The role will require extensive travel across the North West towns of Melbourne with home base being Glenroy.

More information

This position is 0.8 (hours flexible) until June 2020.

To apply, please send applications to resume@youthprojects.org.au and include a CV and a cover letter as outlined in the position description.

Applications close on Sunday 6th of May 2018.

For further information please contact Wendy Ling on 9304 9100.

Our commitment to diversity

At Youth Projects, we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness.

We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions and encourage applications from candidates with a disability, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and indigenous candidates

Safety screening

Youth Projects has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation. All Youth Projects staff must undergo a Police and Working with Children Checks. Any person with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.