17 May, 2021

Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer / 1 Year Contract (Maternity Leave)

  • International Justice Mission Australia
  • St Leonards NSW, Australia
Contractor Marketing & Communications

Job Description

Who we are

International Justice Mission (IJM) is the global leader in supporting governments to protect vulnerable people from violence. Our team of 1,200+ professionals are at work in over 25 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America. Together with government, corporate, civil society, community and survivor leader partners, we are catalysing a global movement that will rescue millions, protect half a billion and make justice unstoppable.

IJM Australia, established in 2014, partners with IJM Global to deliver justice programs overseas and grow the movement of Australians seeking justice for the oppressed. We are in growth mode, with new major partnerships, supporters and team members coming on board, and further growth is required to help IJM reach its global 2030 vision to rescue millions, protect half a billion and make justice unstoppable.

The Values

IJM is Christian, Professional and Bridge Building. Our Christian value manifests not only in our motivation but in our culture and work environment, including daily devotions, stillness and prayer.

The Job Position

The Chief Marketing and Partnerships Officer (CMPO) will be our ‘Customer Champion’ and work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to ensure IJM Australia achieves its goals. The CMPO drives deep customer engagement and is responsible for IJM Australia’s activities that create, communicate and deliver offerings that have value for our partners and supporters.

The CMPO is part of and collaborates with the Executive Team to lead the strategic growth of the organization.

The success of this role is measured by these key result areas:

  • Widen and strengthen our brand and products to engage our key strategic audiences (stated below), mobilise champions and generate sustainable funding with
    • DFAT
    • Corporates
    • Individual donors
    • Christians
    • Federal and NSW Members of Parliament
  • Mobilise the Australian church to fight for justice
  • Inspire Australians to understand the urgency of slavery and IJM’s solution
  • Convert existing key or major supporters to deep and long term partners
  • Unlock true potential and increase donor-giving through effective CRM management
  • Effectively lead a team of 12 by crafting and implementing clear objectives and priorities

Skills, Experience and Attributes

To be successful in this position you will have:


  • A deep conviction for justice and ending slavery
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ leadership experience in successful brand management, partnership development and CRM
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity
  • Proven track record of fundraising through marketing channels and strategic partnerships
  • Strong experiences in developing and implementing marketing and partnership strategy and positioning an organisation to achieve tangible outcomes
  • Experiences in managing, tracking and reporting on financial efforts
  • Excellent writing, editing, presentation and research skills
  • Strong creative and digital outlook

You will also be a:

  • Highly driven and positive person
  • Tenacious problem solver
  • Servant leader

What we offer:

  • An inspiring work environment. Your work makes a difference in the lives of the thousands of clients IJM is serving. You are part of a passionate global team of professionals - characterised by an atmosphere of personal involvement and determination to bring justice, transform communities and end slavery
  • Opportunity to professionally develop your skills & attributes
  • Leadership opportunities through leading and developing a team
  • Opportunity for spiritual formation
  • Salary is determined by our remuneration policy and years of qualified experiences


Please send a one-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the position including your demonstrated commitment to IJM Australia’s values as detailed above, along with your current CV to recruitment@ijm.org.au.

IJM Australia is interviewing and recruiting for this position as applications are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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Closing Date

IJM Australia is interviewing and recruiting for this position as applications are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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