ID: 95199

Marketing Assistant - Ultimo - # 9313

Indigenous Australians Short Term Ultimo, NSW

About this opportunity

This well regarded not-for-profit organisation aiming to improve literacy rates in remote Indigenous communities across Australia is seeking a reliable Marketing Assistant volunteer to work 1-2 days per week.

This position requires an organised person with excellent communication, proficient in Mac, and holds the ability to work independently to deadlines.

The role includes supporting the Marketing Coordinator in the following tasks:

- Managing the community fundraisers such as updating the community fundraiser register, sending marketing materials to support events and fundraisers and making follow up calls.
- Writing copy for social media, newsletters, blog posts, and thank you letters.
- Event organisation such as preparing collateral, powerpoint presentations and assisting with invitations and RSVP lists.
- Telemarketing to booksellers and schools.
- Scheduling posts for Facebook and Twitter.
- Editing web copy in a Word Press template.
- Stocktake of marketing collateral, sourcing quotes from suppliers.
- Packing marketing kits and helping deliver the post.
- Sourcing content for social media and website news.
- Other administrative tasks such as filing, mail merge, and creating calendars for conferences and events.
- Editing images, creating graphics and laying out newsletters in Adobe Suite (optional)

Skills required:
- Excellent written and verbal communication.
- IT savvy, requiring first rate computer skills, experience using Mac computers.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to deadlines.
- Experience using Facebook and Twitter.
- Highly organised and efficient.
- Intermediate skills in MS Office - Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
- Preferred but not essential experience using Salesforce CRM, Word Press web editing, and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).

Minimum commitment of three months, one day (Thurs or Fri) per week.

- Develop or learn valuable skills in Marketing including event coordination, copywriting, social media, website.
- Gain new knowledge about literacy and literature in remote communities.
- Boost your career prospects.
- Enjoy a sense of agency, achievement and fulfilment in contributing to addressing the literacy gap in remote Australia.
- Connect with others, make new contacts and be a part of a team.
- Have fun!

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Additional requirements

Advanced level of written and spoken English.

Time Required

6-12 hours per week. Thurs/Fri, between 9am-3pm

Interested in
  • Administration, Office Management
  • Marketing, Media, Communications
  • Writing and Editing

You will receive training from the Marketing Coordinator at the beginning of your program including of the necessary systems and product knowledge. You will undergo a trial period of one day.