Marketing and Events Coordinator

Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Katie Newman

Marketing and Events Coordinator

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About Us:

WaterAid's vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the world's poorest communities. WaterAid works with partners to maximise its impacts for policy change/influence.

WaterAid works through supporting local organisations and government authorities to design and demonstrate appropriate and sustainable WASH programs. WaterAid also seeks to influence policy change through government and other key sector actors to secure and protect the right of poor people to safe, affordable water and sanitation services.

About the Role

The Marketing and Events Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing and supporting a positive and active corporate fundraising and engagement program through marketing campaigns and events to provide support to WaterAid Australia. This position is responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating all aspects of WaterAid's corporate campaigns and events including our signature annual events Walk for Water, Winnovators staff development program and the OzWater trade stand and breakfast. The role is also the key focal point working with WaterAid State Committees and event management company to organise our Gala Dinners and other fundraising events.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing fundraising campaigns and events.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the key strategies required to maximise income from a corporate event.
  • Marketing and communications experience and knowledge of audience segmentation.
  • Budget management and EDM and copy writing experience.
  • Experience working with a corporate audience.

We are seeking a self motivated individual with exceptional communication skills who is able to work effectively within a close knit team environment and has a strong commitment to the international development cause.

WaterAid is a child safe organisation committed to protection of people we serve. Our recruitment and selection procedures are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable and aligned with our standards on the safety of children and protection from sexual exploitation and abuse. All appointments are subject to appropriate background checks and screening.

We promote diversity and equality in all our practices.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

Details of how to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Katie Newman on (03) 8613 3599 for a confidential discussion.

Six Degrees are the recruitment partner for this assignment. All applications will be forwarded to Six Degrees for review.