May 9, 2018
Project Officer Position

Project Officer Position Description

Position purpose

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

Responsible to

This position reports to the CEO of Kidsafe Victoria.

Key working relationships

  • CEO
  • General Manager
  • 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

  • PC
  • Office Equipment
  • Internet
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Photocopier
  • Office Telephone

Typical duties

  • 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


Application process:

Please send your cover letter and CV to by May 25th 2018.

Short listed applicants will be required to attend an interview in Clayton.