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Communication Manager

Organisation Name Suicide Prevention Australia
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2022-07-25
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 944296
  • Save lives by providing a clear, collective voice for suicide prevention
  • Support the organisation's membership and communication functions
  • Full time role with NFP salary packaging and some hybrid WFH options


The Organisation
Suicide Prevention Australia is the national peak body for the suicide prevention sector. It is a member-based organisation that’s guided by people with lived experience of suicide, counting amongst its members the largest and many of the smallest organisations working in suicide prevention, practitioners, researchers and community leaders.

Suicide Prevention Australia exists to provide a clear, collective voice for suicide prevention so that together lives can be saved and, through collaboration and shared purpose, works towards the ambition of a world without suicide.
Benefits & Culture
  • Offices in Sydney CBD, with some hybrid / WFH options
  • Access to career development opportunities in a progressive organisation championing employee engagement
  • Work with a supportive team dedicated to improving Australians’ wellbeing
  • As a workplace Suicide Prevention Australia focuses on being positive, ambitious and strategic
  • 35 hour working week (for full time) with additional paid leave over Christmas
The Role
Reporting to the Director of Communications and Media Relations, this role focuses on supporting both the membership and communication functions by overseeing the implementation of the communication’s strategy, ensuring consistency of message and will be responsible for:
  • Develop marketing and campaign plans to promote events and drive registrations
  • Create quality social media content and use analytical tools to monitor reach and outcomes
  • Lead the membership communications engagement strategy, including online community management
  • Support the development of the brand and communications strategy across the continuing education and learning hub
  • Alongside the Public Affairs Manager, expand media relations and track coverage relating to specific projects
Skills Required
You will be a skilled communications or marketing professional with an understanding of the not for profit sector, and be able to combine strategic, creative and analytical thinking, and also demonstrate:
  • Advanced writing skills and excellent verbal communication
  • Strong creative abilities with a design flair
  • Developed decision making skills and thoughtful judgment
  • Experience managing projects and working to deadlines
  • Relevant qualifications in marketing or communications
  • Minimum 5 years’ previous experience in a similar role or industry  
If you want to be part of a high profile sector making a difference to the lives of vulnerable Australians, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively please call (02) 8243 0570  or email with any specific questions.
Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.