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Australian Jobs

For International Applicants: CARE Australia is not in a position to sponsor entry to Australia. You need to already have a valid Australian work permit to apply for Australian-based positions. Visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship for more information.

Key Relationships Manager

  • Based in Richmond
  • Permanent

The Key Relationships Manager is responsible for developing and ensuring strong and lasting relationships with key Corporates, Trusts and Foundations and major donors. This role manages a team to lead the acquisition and development of relationships with this key group of donors to maximise engagement and lifetime value. If you enjoy being innovative and creative in your approach to developing opportunities that are interesting and relevant to each potential partner, then this is the role for you.

You will have demonstrated experience in securing large partnership agreements, sophisticated stakeholder management and commercial success. You will bring to the role your strong networking skills and ability to initiate and develop relationships, as well as your exceptional negotiation and communication skills. You will have strong project management skills, and your effective numerical skills will ensure you are comfortable developing and managing budgets.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate information pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Moira Clarkson, Director of Fundraising on 03 9009 7143 or moira.clarkson@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications Close: midnight, Sunday 3 May 2015

Supporter Journey Manager

  • Based in Richmond
  • Permanent

The Supporter Journey Manager ensures the supporter is at the heart of CARE’s fundraising strategy. With a focus on donor centricity and maximising lifetime value, the role manages a team to develop and implement an overall donor journey strategy including a sophisticated Regular Giving and Appeals program.

Your experience in customer engagement and direct marketing to individuals along with your proven track record of success in devising and implementing major acquisition and retention campaigns will set you apart from others. You also pride yourself on having strong project management skills, a high level of comfort in applying data-driven campaigns, and a sense that innovation and new thinking will take CARE to new levels of public support.  Your demonstrated leadership, communication and negotiation skills as well as your ability to create and foster collaborative relationships will also assist in your success in this unique role.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate information pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Moira Clarkson, Director of Fundraising on 03 9009 7143 or moira.clarkson@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications Close: midnight, Sunday 3 May 2015

Writer and Content Specialist

  • Based in Richmond
  • Fixed Term –  12 months

The Writer and Content Specialist is a vital position that plans, coordinates and optimises the strategic use of stories, photos and videos that tells the story about CARE’s work.  You will work across the organisation to develop a diverse range of creative content that will help Australians, donors and supporters understand the key issues facing communities living in poverty, as well as inspiring them to engage with CARE’s work.

You will have exceptional writing skills, and have experience writing for a broad range of audiences through a variety of mediums. Your demonstrated experience managing the production of publications, including design, print and distribution, will be complemented by your strong interpersonal and communication skills. A good eye for design, keen attention to detail and flair for emotional storytelling will ensure you perform highly in this position.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate information pack.

Questions about the role? Please contact Laura Hill, Communications Manager on 03 9009 7105 or laura.hill@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications Close: midnight, Sunday 3 May 2015

Community Engagement Coordinator

  • Based in Richmond
  • Permanent

As our Community Engagement Coordinator you will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing an effective community engagement program to help grow CARE Australia’s profile and increase community fundraising income. This includes leading our Walk In Her Shoes campaign, and being responsible for all aspects of the campaign branding, acquisition, content and communication strategies.

You will have exceptional project management skills, attention to detail, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines. Your exceptional interpersonal and communication skills will be complemented by your experience managing complex campaigns and peer-to-peer fundraising events to increase engagement and revenue. Your strong numerical and analytical skills will ensure you are comfortable managing budgets, and your sound knowledge of consumer behaviour and market segmentation will set you apart from others.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate information pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Laura Hill, Communications Manager on 03 9009 7105 or laura.hill@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications Close: midnight, Sunday 3 May 2015

Senior Media Advisor

  • Based in Richmond
  • Permanent

CARE Australia is looking for an experienced media specialist to lead the development and implementation of effective media strategies to grow favourable publicity for our organisation. This role will provide strategic counsel and advice on CARE’s proactive and reactive media, as well as establishing and maintaining relationships with journalists, agencies, bloggers, ambassadors, stakeholders and media outlets. If you are an experienced spokesperson and would enjoy the challenge of rapidly responding to media requests and providing high quality media responses, then this role is for you.

Your experience in journalism, strategic media, and/or public relations, ideally in the NGO/INGO sector will be highly regarded. Your demonstrated experience in monitoring and identifying media opportunities and risks will be complemented by your extensive knowledge of and contacts within the Australian media industry and your exceptional writing and interpersonal skills, as well as your ability to train and coach others will set you apart from the others.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate information pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Laura Hill, Communications Manager on 03 9009 7105 or laura.hill@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications Close: midnight, Sunday 3 May 2015

WASH Team Leader

CARE Australia is seeking to fill the position of WASH Team Leader in our Humanitarian and Emergency Response Unit. This role provides overall leadership for CARE International in the Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector, within the framework of CARE International’s overall humanitarian policies and integrated emergency strategies.

To perform highly in this role and to compliment your strong WASH technical experience, you will have exceptional leadership, relationship management and written communications skills. Your initiative, ability to respond effectively to challenges, and project management and numerical skills, including budget tracking and management experience will be highly regarded. Your attention to detail and proven high level organisational and time management skills will be complemented by your ability to manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Shannon Young, Human Resources Officer on +61 2 6279 0234 or shannon.young@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications close: midnight, Thursday 14 May 2015

Administration Officer

  • Melbourne-based
  • Permanent, part time (25 hours per week, 8:30am to 1:30pm)

CARE Australia is looking for an energetic hands-on generalist to manage our front-of-house and small reception area.  If you like working autonomously, enjoy variety in your work and would love the challenge of  overseeing the day to day administrative functions that support the Marketing and Communications team then this will be the job for you.

We’re seeking candidates with strong initiative, a friendly, open style, and exceptional interpersonal skills who have experience managing office functions, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships. Your well-developed administrative skills, ready smile, attention to detail, and ability to calmly balance competing priorities will be complemented by your strong verbal and written skills.

If this role sparks your interest, then we would love to hear from you.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Howard Ralley, Principal Executive Marketing and Communications on 03 9009 7111 or howard.ralley@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications close: midnight, Sunday 26 April 2015

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CARE Australia is committed to protecting the rights of children. We reserve the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.

For more details, read our Child Protection Code of Conduct

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A commitment to having a gender and diversity focus is essential to CARE pursuing its mandate. CARE Australia respects and values diversity, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion or politics. This is reflected in our selection decisions which are made entirely through a merit selection process.

Overseas Jobs

WASH Team Leader

CARE Australia is seeking to fill the position of WASH Team Leader in our Humanitarian and Emergency Response Unit. This role provides overall leadership for CARE International in the Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector, within the framework of CARE International’s overall humanitarian policies and integrated emergency strategies.

To perform highly in this role and to compliment your strong WASH technical experience, you will have exceptional leadership, relationship management and written communications skills. Your initiative, ability to respond effectively to challenges, and project management and numerical skills, including budget tracking and management experience will be highly regarded. Your attention to detail and proven high level organisational and time management skills will be complemented by your ability to manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines.

Want more information?
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Shannon Young, Human Resources Officer on +61 2 6279 0234 or shannon.young@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

When submitting your application:
You must complete the online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications close: midnight, Thursday 14 May 2015

Candidate database

Want to express your interest in working or volunteering for CARE Australia?

Fill in our Candidate Database Application Form.