- Job posted on: 26th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Sisters of Mercy in Australia & Papua New Guinea
Established in 2000, Mercy Works is a community development and relief organisation that is part of the vision and mission of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Our Vision – Mercy in Action – partnering with the most vulnerable toward opportunity, dignity and self-reliance. Our Mission - We are a community development organisation in the tradition of Catherine McAuley. We work in partnership with local community organisations to support the most vulnerable both within Australia, and elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region, with a particular focus on women and children. Our programs strive to build capacity and
self-reliance and to foster environmental sustainability. The Values which underpin the organisation are mutuality, integrity, compassion and justice.
The Communications Coordinator is responsible for providing consistent brand messaging and strategy via various mediums/platforms to help realise Mercy Works’ vision.
The Communications Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director to understand and reflect the needs of Mercy Works in how Mercy Works’ vision is shared with current and potential partners and stakeholders.
The Communications Coordinator also works with partners and colleagues to demonstrate the impact of Mercy Works’ vision.
The position is for 22.5 hours per week over three days, based in the Mercy Works Office in Parramatta, NSW.
Mercy Works is committed to creating a culture of safety and respect for all, including prioritising the safety and best interests of all children and adults at risk with whom we have contact. All staff are expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure the protection of children and adults at risk and to comply with our safeguarding policies and procedures, including responding to and reporting all suspicions and allegations of abuse.
Mercy Works is a Public Benevolent Institution Employer (PBI), and as such can offer employees a remuneration package with tax benefits including salary packaging. The successful applicant will be required to complete and hold a clear National Police Criminal History Check and Working with Children Check.
If you are a passionate individual, committed to Mercy ethos and looking for your next career opportunity, we would love to hear from you. A copy of the Position Description for the role can be found at www.mercyworks.org.au/job-opportunities
This position is initially a maximum term contract for 12 months with potential of review and extension.
The position description should be read and applied, in conjunction with other corporate documentation that guides decision-making, actions and conduct including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, legislation, policies, procedures and plans.
Early applications welcome with an initial phone conversation to follow. Interviews will be held at the end of August and ideally the successful applicant will be available to begin in September 2021.
Please email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com, using the subject line: Communications Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs or ring the Executive Director Sally Bradley RSM to discuss further by phone on 02 9564 1911.
Applications which do not include a cover letter which shows you have researched the Mercy Works organisation and understand the Position Description will not be considered. It will be favourably considered if you are able to provide some samples of your work at the interview process.