Rural Aid is Australia’s most trusted rural charity. We stand with our farmers when they need us most. Rural Aid provides critical support to farmers affected by natural disaster through financial, wellbeing and fodder assistance. Rural Aid’s community programs help create more sustainable communities by building stronger futures for all Australian farmers.

Job TitleMarketing & Communications Coordinator
LocationIndooroopilly, QLD
Date22/08/2022

About the role
The Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator is a newly created role within Rural Aid’s Fundraising, Marketing and Communication (FMC) team. The role has two main aims; to provide support to members of the FMC team in implementing their marketing plans and activities, and to serve as the focal point for co-ordination of marketing and communication service requests from other business areas within Rural Aid.

This is a wonderful opportunity to gain a diverse range of experience and learn from a great team.

In this role you will monitor Rural Aid channels (websites, social media, editorial media, telemarketing) and report and advise on issues and amendments required to maintain accuracy and alignment with marketing plans.

You will manage Rural Aid’s brand content materials, including logos, templates and printed collateral to ensure content is available, accessible, accurate and up to date.

This is a great opportunity to co-ordinate content and publication of regular communication pieces, including external newsletters.

You will play a key role in collating data to support regular reporting across marketing and communication channels (e.g. social media, Google Analytics, media monitors).

You will provide administrative support to the FMC team members. This may include co-ordination of marketing campaign material, media event liaison, booking of external suppliers (e.g. printers, videographers) and data cleansing and other tasks associated with Rural Aid’s CRM.

As the first point of call for enquires and support requests from the internal Rural Aid team, you will play an integral role in maintaining the team’s work-in-progress folders and communicating with team members to ensure marketing strategies and tactics are being actioned and implemented on time.

About you

You have an understanding of or experience in marketing and communication principles and channels, including; website management, social media channels, email marketing, media release development, event co-ordination, public relations.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You pride yourself on your strong organisational ability, good time management and ability to manage multiple tasks.

We’d love it if you had some experience working in or with fundraising or within a not for profit organisation.

Ideally you will have worked with relevant systems; Microsoft suite, Meta/Facebook Ads Manager, HubSpot, Google Analytics, Adobe Creative Suite, Canva and WordPress.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply using the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Please note: Rural Aid have a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is a requirement of this role that you can provide evidence of vaccination or exemption.  

You will also be required to undertake a Working with Children check.

Rural Aid is a great place to work, unfortunately there are no jobs at the moment to join the Rural Aid Team. For more information, please email hr@ruralaid.org.au or check back later to see if new jobs have been posted.

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Counsellor & Community Representative
Location: Bathurst / Central Tablelands / C-West NSW
About the role:

  • Offer counselling support to farmers and farming families, while building trust and rapport, listening to their story and exploring how they are coping at present, assessing their safety and those around them.
  • Divide your time between providing counselling on site with rural farmers &
  • Travelling within rural communities, representing Rural Aid at community events, agricultural shows and activities
  • Remote counselling services – (working from home / hybrid).
  • Identify options for further support and facilitate access to relevant resources and referrals, when required.
  • Represent Rural Aid and its full range of services to individual clients and community stakeholders.
  • Building a diverse network that facilitates referral processes and further support to registered farmers and farming families.
  • Contribute to local Community Development initiatives / programs.
  • Support disaster recovery responses with a focus on farming families.

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For more information on any of these roles, reach out to hr@ruralaid.org.au