Communications and Marketing Manager - Melbourne, VIC - Sector

Communications and Marketing Manager – Melbourne, VIC

November 29, 2021

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Company: Community Child Care Association
Position: Communications and Marketing Manager
Work Type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne, VIC

Communications and Marketing Manager




  • Make a difference as a communications and marketing all-rounder at a leading not-for-profit
  • Full-time, fixed-term, 12-month parental leave contract (role to commence February 2022)
  • Flexible, family-friendly workplace with work-from-home options
  • Northern suburbs, Wurundjeri Country
  • $94,551.60 plus super
  • As per Victorian Government COVID-19 mandates we require all staff to be fully vaccinated



We currently have a rare opportunity for an experienced communications and marketing people leader. This parental leave role is an attractive opportunity for somebody who is looking to escape corporate life and make the leap to not-for-profit. Join us and implement your skills fully and freely to get the best from your team and your strategy.

Working under the direction of the Executive Director, this busy, diverse and creative role comprises three main responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, mentorship and day-to-day direction to the Communications and Engagement Team, ensuring key communications, marketing and evaluation activities are delivered on time, to a high standard and demonstrate return on investment
  • Review, manage and evolve the execution of the communications and engagement strategy, ensuring it aligns with the organisation’s strategic goals, mission and visions, and core values
  • As a member of the leadership team, actively contribute to the review, management and evolution of the organisation’s strategic goals.



  • Proven high level communications and marketing experience across a range of projects, preferably in a not-for-profit environment
  • The ability to develop, execute and review comprehensive communications and marketing plans in line with an organisation’s strategic goals, mission, vision and core values
  • The ability to successfully lead, manage and mentor a team
  • High level project management skills with the ability to be both strategic and operational
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to establish professional strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience creating content for marketing collateral and other types of print, electronic, and social media, as well as proven capacity in PR and media relations
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • The ability to work autonomously with limited direction (with access to Executive Director and/or external marketing consultant support if required) in an environment with time pressures and multiple priorities.



  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (e.g. Bachelor Degree with a major in communications and/or marketing)
  • Previous experience (5+ years) in a similar marketing position, preferably within the community services/not-for-profit sector
  • Current Working with Children Check (or equivalent) or willingness to undergo such screening
  • A current Victorian driver’s licence (desirable) as some travel across metro Melbourne and regional Victoria may be required
  • The Communications and Marketing Manager may be required to work flexible hours to attend organisational events and respond to unexpected policy announcements.



  • Opportunity to accelerate your career at a peak body for early childhood education and care
  • Generous employment conditions, including bonus annual leave days, flexi-time, time in lieu and free parking, plus professional development opportunities
  • A welcoming, collaborative and positive team culture
  • Opportunity to work at an award-winning workplace – The Voice Project has awarded Community Child Care Association a Best Workplace award for 2021!



Established in 1971, Community Child Care Association (CCC) is the voice of community-based education and care services in Victoria. Building a strong and responsive sector is at the heart of what we do. We’re active right across the state, providing leadership and advocacy, working with governments, and supporting education and care services.

Community Child Care Association is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment that values and celebrates the diversity of its people. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for our roles.

For queries about this position please contact Executive Director Julie Price on (03) 9486 3455.

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