Marketing and communications officer

The Healthy Kids Association is searching for a passionate and results-driven marketing and communications dynamo. We need someone who is flexible, a team-player and keen to nab the coveted window spot at our HQ in St Leonards.

We’ll shortlist applicants that have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, media or a relevant subject, plus at least two years’ experience in a similar role
  • A proven track record in publishing and achieving cut-through for a range of communications, including print and digital
  • The marketing skillset to drive all Healthy Kids’ efforts and prove ROI
  • Social media expertise including analytics
  • The ability to work to deadlines among competing priorities
  • Exceptional storytelling skills
  • A deep appreciate for collaboration
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Some appreciation of the health sector, particularly nutrition
  • Experience in event management, or the willingness to learn
  • Experience in developing sponsors/partners, or the willingness to learn

You will be tech-savvy enough to understand and be able to operate:

  • InDesign CC
  • Content management systems, particularly WordPress
  • EDM software, particularly Campaign Monitor
  • Google Analytics and AdWords
  • Apple OS
  • Facebook and Twitter platforms, including analytics
  • SEO techniques

What you’ll get out of the role:

  • The power to drive all Healthy Kids marketing and communications efforts
  • The opportunity to lead Healthy Kids’ brand awareness and PR opportunities in mainstream media
  • Autonomy to get on with your job, and support when you need it
  • Healthy eating habits (whether you want them or not)
  • A deep understanding of the ‘food in schools’ space
  • Easy and instant engagement with the rest of the Healthy Kids team
  • Nice tax kicks from working at a not-for-profit
  • A stand-up desk

Please submit your application, addressing the criteria for the position along with your resume, to

Applications close on Friday 25 August 2017, with shortlisting to begin on the 11 September.