13 Nov, 2019

Director of Marketing & Communications

  • International Justice Mission Australia
  • Chatswood NSW, Australia
Part time / Full time Marketing & Communications

Job Description

The Position
International Justice Mission Australia is seeking a qualified, experienced and creative Director of Marketing, who will steward the IJM brand and tell the IJM story in a way that elicits generous, courageous and sustained engagement.

For this key leadership role, IJM Australia is seeking a person to be based in Chatswood, Sydney on a part-time basis at 0.8 FTE (Full-time negotiable per applicant).

The Director of Marketing & Communications will:  

  • Provide creative input and development of the marketing strategy for IJM Australia in alignment with IJM Australia’s objectives, in consultation with the Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer
  • Develop and implement a content strategy across all relevant channels, including social media
  • Manage and improve acquisition, retention and growth of IJM supporters
  • In partnership with CRM project manager, design and implement curated constituent journeys, improved data analysis and reporting to support increased attraction, retention and engagement
  • Manage the IJM brand and organisation’s identity in Australia
  • Manage IJM Australia’s public relations by performing field media inquiries, pitching stories to media and preparing media kits  
  • Work with the Partnerships & Advocacy teams to identify significant media opportunities that align with IJM Australia’s fundraising and advocacy work
  • Design, develop and deliver all IJM Australia fundraising and advocacy campaigns across all channels in conjunction with the marketing team members
  • Develop high quality marketing collateral and stakeholder communications for print, electronic and social media
  • In conjunction with the relevant team members, including the Events Coordinator, design and develop content and promotional strategies for IJM events
  • Lead production and management of the IJM Australia website
  • Manage relationships with external agencies and suppliers in relation to marketing, communications and events
  • Lead, build and grow the marketing team
  • Manage IJM Australia’s marketing and communications budget
  • Provide strategic and creative leadership to IJM by joining the IJM Global Brand and Marketing Council
  • Travel occasionally to one of IJM’s field offices, Headquarters or other Partner Offices
  • Participate in IJM Australia’s key events as required

Skills, Experience and Attributes
To be successful in this position you will have: 

  •  A strong track record developing and implementing marketing strategy and positioning an organisation to achieve tangible outcomes
  • Proven expertise in social media and the digital arena
  • A strong creative and digital outlook
  • Strong experience in product development and launching
  • A demonstrated leadership capacity
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in successful brand management and marketing
  • Experience in public relations
  • Experience in the design and delivery of curated constituent journeys, and preferably in using a CRM (Salesforce or equivalent) to support the marketing strategy
  • Corporate and NFP experience valued

You will also have:

  • Excellent writing, editing, presentation and research skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Strong analytical and project management capacity
  • Strong capacity to learn and problem solve
  • A deep conviction regarding biblical justice

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
  • Opportunity for spiritual formation
  • Salary is determined by our remuneration policy and years of QE


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 contact@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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