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Member Relations Officer
The ATDC is looking for an exceptional Member Relations Officer who will be responsible for maintaining connections and communication between ATDC staff and member organisations and individuals. We envisage that this will be achieved through the use of appropriate communication channels to maximise the promotion of the ATDC and the ATOD sector. Specific tasks include: the production of an electronic newsletter, managing the ATDC website and social media channels, a media liaison role, contributing to event management and taking the lead role in ATDC event promotion, and supporting ATDC staff and members around communications and events where appropriate. This is a permanent position offering 60.8 hours per fortnight.
Applications addressing the selection criteria plus your resume should be submitted by email no later than 5pm Friday 1 December 2017 to, Debra Rabe, Chief Executive Officer. Email: email@example.com. If you wish to discuss this position please contact Debra on (03) 6231 5002.
All applications must address the selection criteria as listed on the position description, available below.
Hours of work:Part Time 0.8 FTE (60.8 hours per fortnight)
Salary and Conditions:
Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry (SCHCADS) Award 2010, Level 6. https://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/documents/modern_awards/award/ma000100/default.htm
The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council (Tas) Inc (ATDC) is the peak body representing the interests of community service organisations providing services to people with substance misuse issues in Tasmania. The ATDC has a key role in advocating for adequate systemic support and funding for the delivery of evidence-based alcohol, tobacco and other drug initiatives. In this regard the ATDC represents the interests of a broad range of service providers and individuals concerned with prevention, promotion, early intervention, treatment, research and harm reduction. Our mission is to provide independent leadership and advocacy, strengthen partnerships through inclusion, and support consumer participation in the promotion of holistic alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) services for all Tasmanians.
Statement of Responsibilities:
The Member Relations Officer is responsible for maintaining connections and communication between ATDC staff and member organisations and individuals. This is achieved through the use of appropriate communication channels to maximise the promotion of the ATDC and the ATOD sector. Specific tasks include: the production of an electronic newsletter (eNews), managing the ATDC website and social media channels, a media liaison role, contributing to event management and taking the lead role in ATDC event promotion, and, supporting ATDC staff and members around communications and events where appropriate and feasible.
The following duties represent the key accountabilities of the role, which will require collaborative effort with the Chief Executive Officer, other staff and ATDC members:
1. Support the development, implementation and evaluation of ATDC Member Relations strategies.
2. Develop and maintain effective connections and communication with ATDC members and other stakeholders to ensure, in conjunction with the CEO, that ATDC business is appropriately targeted and responsive to member organisations.
3. Coordinate the production of a regular newsletter (eNews) including the collation, preparation and editing of content and articles.
4. Maintain effective communication subscription and distribution systems.
5. Create and maintain a dynamic online presence: including the preparation and editing of appropriate website and social media content.
6. Develop and publish effective ATDC resources and promotional materials. Ensure that organisational publications and materials are produced in accordance with the ATDC corporate style and templates. Coordinate the production of the organisation’s annual report.
7. As directed by the CEO undertake media liaison (including the preparation and distribution of media releases) and maintain a media contact list. Provide advice and support to staff undertaking media and other communications activities.
8. Undertake event management in conjunction with other ATDC staff and take a lead role in the promotion and coverage.
9. Undertake other tasks relevant to the position from time-to-time as directed by the Chief Executive Officer.
Expectations of All Staff
· Ensure the maintenance of a safe working environment for staff, contractors and visitors.
· Operate within the formal delegations framework of the organisation.
· Conduct all activities in accordance with relevant legislation and all ATDC policies, procedures and guidelines.
· Develop, enhance and manage relationships with key stakeholders.
· Develop and maintain effective and professional working relationships with colleagues.
· Participate in the organisation’s continuous quality improvement related activities and processes.
· Participate in relevant professional development activities.
· Uphold the ATDC’s Vision, Mission and Values and seek ways in which to add value to the organisation.
1. Relevant qualifications and/or demonstrated relevant experience.
2. Well-developed written communication skills, including the capacity to produce high quality and accurate documents in a variety of formats suitable for a range of audiences.
3. Demonstrated understanding of communications principles and practices including the ability to develop, implement and evaluate communication strategies.
4. Demonstrated competence with the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office tools and working with databases. Familiarity with WordPress and experience working in HTML and CSS are highly desired.
5. An understanding of the relevant copyright laws and privacy legislation in Australia.
6. The capacity to work autonomously and co-operatively as part of a small team.
7. Well-developed organisational and event management skills, with the capacity to work to deadlines.
8. Commitment to and understanding of the principles of continuous quality improvement.