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Compassion Australia

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Communications Specialist


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Newcastle, NSW, Australia 


Advertising/Media/PR, Associations/NFP's, Fund Raising/Charity, Marketing/Communications

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Job Description:

  • Flexible Location, Newcastle NSW Preferred
  • Part-time - 24 hours per week
  • 12 Month Temporary Parental Relief Position
Compassion Australia is looking for a brilliant Communications Specialist for a part-time 12 month contract position.
If you are an experienced writer or communicator and you have a heart for the poor, then what are you waiting for? Join the busy, fun-loving Communications Team and help us spread the word about Compassion and children living in poverty.
The successful applicant will participate in all functions of the Communications Team, including writing donor proposals and reports, copy editing and copy writing, and proofing a range of promotional materials. Other functions could include writing and editing magazine and newsletter articles, video and phone scripts, radio advertisements, direct mail copy, and web content.

Job Requirements:

The successful applicant will be an active Christian with a heart for the poor, who is humble and teachable and possess the following:
  • Bachelor Degree in Communications, PR or similar discipline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Substantial experience in communications, PR or relevant field
  • Ability to work productively to deadlines within a team environment
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to interpret technical information
This is a unique opportunity to make a real difference by using your skills and talent to see children around the world be released from poverty in Jesus’ name.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your application by clicking Apply Now. Applications Close by 9:00am Monday 15 October 2018. 

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources on 02 4935 5000.

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