The purpose of the Project Officer position is to:
Act as Kidsafe’s public interface for responding to enquiries and providing resources as required.
Provide project and administrative support to ensure projects and the office run smoothly.
Enhance the promotion and reach of Kidsafe’s campaigns and programs.
Assist with sourcing sponsorship funding to assist with the sustainability of Kidsafe’s campaigns and programs.
Assist with the implementation of Kidsafe’s social media strategy
This position reports to the CEO of Kidsafe Victoria.
Key working relationships
Staff and contractors at Kidsafe Victoria
External customers and stakeholders
This position will be filled as a 0.8 full time equivalent position. The position will commence on an initial 12 month contract with a 4 month probation period. Kidsafe is a family friendly organisation and has some flexibility in terms of the timing of these hours, within the hours of 8 to 6.
The position will be located at Kidsafe Victoria’s office at Monash Children’s Hospital in Clayton.
The salary will be equivalent to approximately $55k pro rata + super.
Tools and equipment
Receive and respond to phone and email enquiries received from members of the public
Fill resource orders and assist with booking system for outreach program
Draft and administer website updates and social media posts as required.
Enter program and evaluation data as required
Draft grant applications and reports under the guidance of the General Manager
Draft and review articles, fact sheets and media releases as required
Assist with project implementation as required
Assist with the implementation of strategies to promote and market Kidsafe’s campaigns and programs.
Record all required submissions (e.g. standards, RIS, other) and correspondence logs
Attend meetings and provide administrative support for relevant Sub Committees
Assist with the development of sponsorship materials for Kidsafe’s programs and resources
Assist with the development of targeted corporate partnerships
Maintain Kidsafe media contacts and coverage databases
Experience and skills
Tertiary qualifications or experiential equivalent in health/ marketing/ corporate social responsibility or other related discipline
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organisational, administrative and time management skills
High levels of written communication skills, including drafting of reports
Ability to use own initiative and work as part of a small team
Ability to draft promotional and marketing plans
Strong stakeholder management skills
Flexible, adaptable and open to new ideas and priorities
Social media experience
Appointment to this position is subject to:
A satisfactory ‘Working with Children Check’ under the Working with Children Act 2005 (Vic)
A satisfactory Police Check
Proof of current whooping cough vaccination prior to commencement
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