Communications Officer

Last updated: 21/07/2022

IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a high profile, community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978, we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

About the role

We have a great opportunity for a Communications Officer to join our Marcomms team. This role is responsible for:

  • Producing compelling storytelling content for our communications channels including the media and our website 
  • Creating engaging social media posts
  • Preparing media releases an articles for publication 
  • Taking photos, videos and providing basic graphic design 
  • Conducting surveys in the community 
  • Implementing marketing campaigns

About you 

To enjoy this role, you will have:

  • Previous experience in marketing/communication 
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities
  • A track record of working independently and as part of a team 
  • Proficient knowledge in Adobe suite and Microsoft Excel 
  • Experience in engaging customers 

Our offer to you:

Our benefits include:

  • 9 day fortnight (enjoy a long weekend every second week)
  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year, so increase your take home pay
  • Birthday bonus day off
  • Paid 2 hours per month to volunteer to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Opportunities for advancement with our ‘grow your own’ approach
  • Professional development by participating in external and internal training
  • Reimbursement for Blue and NDIS Worker Screening cards 

To find out more, download our Position Description and full list of benefits

Apply now with a cover letter that tells us how you are a match with the above criteria and the Position Description, together with a resume. 

IMPACT welcomes all applications, including from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We believe that diversity in our workplace makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. Selection for all vacancies is made on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will required to obtain background checks prior to employment, including a Working with Children and an NDIS Worker Screening clearance and proof of Covid-19 vaccinations.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • Do you have a current NDIS Worker Screening Check?

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