- Job posted on: 19th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Reducing the burden of cancer. Cancer Council raises funds that are dedicated to improving quality of life for people living with cancer, through research, patient care, prevention and early detection. We are dynamic, outcome-focused and responsive to community needs, committed to voluntarism and the pursuit of excellence in all activities. All employees and volunteers from CCQ, through their work, are actively involved in cancer control.
The Campaigns and Community Engagement team delivers National and State Peer to Peer Campaigns, Third Party Beneficiaries, Fundraising Events, Community Fundraising and Community Engagement across Queensland.
As the Community Development Specialist - Cairns you are responsible for driving supporter acquisition and growing community engagement, raising Cancer Council Queensland’s (CCQ) profile within your geographic region to meet fundraising and community engagement objectives. You will work closely with the Coordinator, Community Engagement in your regional business unit.
This role is Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours per week) based in our office in Cairns and requires out of hours travel at times.
To be successful in this role, you will need to bring your ability to think outside the box, a natural networker and conversationalist, and demonstrate the following criteria:
CCQ has a Leadership Capability Framework which outlines the necessary capabilities of leaders at different leadership levels: Executive (CEO and GMs), Senior Managers, Managers, and Frontline Managers (Team Leaders and Senior Coordinators).
As a leader at CCQ you will be expected to demonstrate behaviours under three core capability groups: Vision and Strategy, Driving Outcomes and Attributes and Behaviours.
Cancer Council Queensland is a growing community-based organisation offering employees flexible work arrangements, salary packaging opportunities, and a supportive team environment where healthy lifestyle balance is encouraged.
Applications including current resume and cover letter should be addressed to: Program Lead, Community Engagement, Cancer Council Queensland.
For your application to be considered, it is recommended that the following documentation is attached with your application:
Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible as Cancer Council Queensland reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate.
Cancer Council Queensland will contribute to equality and reconciliation by encouraging applications and inquiries for employment opportunities from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.