At Uniting we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve.
We are bold, imaginative, respectful, and compassionate.
About the Role:
This is a participant role in Democracy in Colour's POC Placement Program - an on-the-job training program for campaigners of colour. This program is about finding emerging campaigners of colour, supporting their talent, and pushing organisations to centre their voices for real, lasting change. It places emerging leaders in paid campaigning roles in advocacy NGOs alongside a training and mentoring program run by Democracy in Colour. As part of the program, you will work within Uniting, and spend on average a half day per week participating in training and professional development as part of the placement program.
In this position you will be an integral member of the Media and Public Affairs team in the People, Customer and Systems team.
This role is responsible for supporting the Media and Public Affairs team to protect and enhance the reputation of Uniting. You will provide media relations, social media, research, project management, measurement/reporting and administrative support on brand, advocacy and business stream Media activity.
Key Responsibilities and accountabilities:
Ideally you have:
Essential selection criteria:
You will have the ability to:
What is in it for you?
You will be part of a fun and friendly supportive team, feel valued and work in a fast-paced environment for a progressive organisation. Uniting is a phase of growth and transformation; the latter may lead to opportunity to grow with us! Salary packaging option and a level of flexibility is offered.
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national Police check, working with children check, working with vulnerable people check and reference checks.
Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
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