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Marketing Manager

Lighthouse Foundation

An exciting full-time Senior Marketing & Communications opportunity exists for a highly-skilled professional to join the Lighthouse Foundation team in our Richmond, Melbourne warehouse office. If you’re wanting to bring real purpose and meaning to your next marketing role, this could be it!

Who are we?

Lighthouse Foundation provides homes and therapeutic care programs to children and young people impacted by long-term neglect, abuse, and homelessness. Our focus is to create caring communities where kids can feel safe, form meaningful relationships, and begin to heal from traumatic experiences. For the past 30 years, our proven Model of Care has successfully transformed the lives of over 1,000 young people using a range of evidence-based strategies. We now educate and support Foster Carers in the same way, so that they too can take care of some of Australia’s most vulnerable children.

How will I help?

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising & Marketing, you will use your imagination and skills to show Lighthouse Foundation of the way it should be through creative campaigns, appeals and meaningful donor experiences. This role will manage a small team and work across the organisation to ensure our vision, brand and strategy is clearly articulated, understood and embraced internally and externally. You will be passionate about young people and the community, thrive on new opportunities and be ready to roll up your sleeves to ensure you give your best. It is an exciting time at Lighthouse Foundation as we look well in the future with our newly implemented strategic plan, introducing a new CRM system, website development and brand refresh with award-winning agency, Hulsbosch. We hope that you’ll consider joining our fun, innovative and highly motivated team to help lead us into this next exciting growth phase to support even more vulnerable and at-risk youth.

What’s in it for me?

Working for Lighthouse Foundation means you will be working for an organisation that cares about the community. As Marketing Manager, you will help support the organisation as it works with our homeless youth by creating innovative marketing/communication strategies and campaigns to drive donations, improve donor experiences and support our life-changing programs. Your efforts will help save young lives and play a role in ending youth homelessness in Australia. Your role will provide impact to not only those within the Lighthouse Foundation but the countless others who use their services.

What do I need to be successful?

From a professional standpoint you will require:

  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role (strategy creation and leading marketing/comms teams).
  • Tertiary Qualification in related discipline.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Track record of successful marketing & communication campaigns.
  • An ability to project manage multiple competing projects and their budgets (highly desirable).
  • A positive, ‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude/ be willing to take a hands-on-role in projects when required.
  • Be a confident communicator who can build relationships with all key stakeholders.

Other key skills which would be beneficial:

  • Previous experience in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Ability to use Canva, Wordpress and relevant graphic design tools.
  • Experience creating brand awareness through social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Tik Tok).
  • Understanding of current legal and compliance requirements within the not-for-profit sector.

For this role you will please note you will also need:

  • Current driver’s licence.
  • Criminal Records check (or be willing to apply for this).
  • Current Working with Children check (or be willing to apply for this).

How to apply

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