Senior Marketing Officer

Application Due:
11 December 2022
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

  • A Parental Leave Cover position for 12 months
  • A values-based organisation within a feminist and social justice framework
  • Opportunity to drive a well-regarded and successful events program
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options and an employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership, and advocacy.

As a values-based organisation, and the only Canberra-based Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, YWCA Canberra is a great place to work. We have a strong track record in building long-term, sustainable careers with excellent conditions and a supportive work environment for all employees.

We are currently looking for a Senior Marketing Officer as a parental leave cover for a fixed term of 12 months.

About You:

The Senior Marketing Officer role works closely with other members of the team to assist in the delivery of the organisation’s marketing activities, with a focus on supporting the promotion and growth of our fee-for-service offerings, including the Education and Training products, children’s services programs, and the gender equality corporate products.

In addition, this role leads the marketing of our She Leads suit of events, and other corporate events throughout the year.

What professional skills and knowledge you possess


  • Tertiary qualifications in communications & marketing
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in communications or marketing
  • Demonstrated people management skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in producing engaging and compelling content for both on and offline platforms and publications
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to multitask, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Graphic design experience desirable but not essential
  • Ability to build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Team-oriented attitude, and the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • High work ethic, self-motivated and outcomes-focused
  • An innovative, collaborative, and creative approach to work


  • Experience working on gender and/or social justice issues desirable but not essential

 In return, we will offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • Salary packaging/tax benefit that can increase your take-home pay by up to 5k annually
  • Continued professional development
  • Flexible working environment

How to Apply:

  1. Download the Position Description below and Job Demands Checklist.
  2. Applications including a cover letter addressing key criteria together with a resume can be submitted through the YWCA-Canberra e-recruitment web portal

Applications close midnight 11 December 2022

YWCA Canberra reserves the right to close this role early if a suitable candidate is found.

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes.

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

 YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

 YWCA Canberra makes an effort to ensure disability access and facilities are fitted in our buildings where possible. Our head office in Civic is wheelchair accessible.

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Application Details:

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