New Horizons is a leading Not for Profit providing individualised support for people with disability and mental illness. Our strength is in the 900+ staff who strive every day to make a meaningful difference to our Customers throughout New South Wales.
New Horizons is known for wellbeing, done well.
We are seeking a competent communicator with experience across a broad range of channels to support the development and execution of both internal and external communication strategies.
An autonomous role with opportunity to grow, you will be a strategic thinker and skilled copywriter, with experience of effecting clear, concise communications for a wide range of audiences and channels. You will be responsible for managing individual projects, while supporting the business as a whole. Building relationships and collaborating with all areas of the business to ensure awareness and engagement with the brand is key.
This is a full-time permanent opportunity operating between the hours of 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday.
Based in North Ryde, you will report to the Communication Manager as part of our Marketing and Communications Division.
Key responsibilities include:Build awareness of and advocacy for the New Horizons brand and its components internallyLeverage PR, marketing and media to build brand awareness externallyReach new audiences and position New Horizons as ‘the wellbeing experts’Contribute to and oversee the development of brand assetsOversee the development of a range of collateral for internal and external sourcesEnsure all organisational communications are on-brand, reinforce our values, points of differentiation and align with our strategic prioritiesDrive engagement across a broad range of audiences by developing inspiring, motivational marketing communicationsIdentify, evaluate and report any risks or challenges that may impact the businessIdentify areas of opportunity or improvementKeep abreast of the latest trends and best-practice to ensure New Horizons continuously develop skills and explore new ways of workingContribute and support marketing initiativesDemonstrate and promote safe and healthy work practices at all timesActively support other areas of the business and their initiatives.
Skills and Experience:2+ years in a marketing, communications, PR/media relations or similar roleBachelor or post-graduate in relevant disciplinesProven experience of developing and implementing communication strategies and understanding of the suitability of various channels to different audiencesTrack record of developing/supporting marketing plansExperience in developing and implementing Social Media PlansComputer literate in Microsoft packagesComfortable working independently with minimal supervisionKnowledge of publishing and collaboration tools (WordPress, Sharepoint etc)Project management skillsFamiliarity with desktop publishing and design software.Valid NSW Drivers licence and own transport
Rewards and Recognition:
As a New Horizons team member you will have access to:$15900+ in tax free pay per financial year through salary packagingMentoring, professional development and learning opportunitiesWorkplace mentoringAn inclusive and supportive team culture and working environmentLeave loading and superannuationLong Service and Parental leaveAccess to flexible work arrangements where appropriateEmployee Wellness Program providing a range of services like coaching, financial planning, counselling etc.Eligibility for our recognition program and celebration of service.
Working for us means opportunities and exposure to innovative thinking and professional growth. In this role, you will absolutely contribute to creating value. Our workplace culture and ethos is driven by our One Team One Horizon strategic pillar and we’re committed to what we believe in, what we stand for and what others can expect from us.
If you are interested in the position please visit our New Horizons Careers Website and complete the online application.
Applications close 5pm Sunday, 8 May 2016.
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Overview of job
BDM will have his / her finger on the pulse of the industry and always sees the
opportunity for PLAY. He / she maintains a number of tools to collect and
analyse all relevant data to identify prospects for PLAY, contact them
proactively and, with the support of the PLAY management team build
relationships and ultimately win new business.
This role reports to the Managing Director
3 best things about the
You will learn a lot about a
wide range of our clients’ businesses and how to develop successful growth
You will work closely with the most senior
members of the PLAY team
You will be part of an
ego-free, fun team of high achievers with their feet on the ground
In three months, you would
You own BD processes to
facilitate opportunity monitoring, prospect evaluation and contact management
Taken complete ownership of our
BD target list and expanded it by 50%
Arranged 10-12 prospect
Set a content marketing plan in
collaboration with the social team
Identified 2 specific marketing
opportunities such as public speaker sessions, magazine contributions etc
months, you would have:
Expanded our target list by 100%
Arranged on average 5 prospect
meetings per month
Established and successfully
maintain ongoing content marketing schedule
Facilitated the publication of
2 thought leadership pieces / speaker opportunities
Established relationships with
at least 3 new high value prospects with a view of their agency review cycle
In 12 months, you would have:
Expanded our target list by 200%
Delivered new prospects to the
business in line with revenue targets
Facilitated the publication of
4 thought leadership pieces / speaker opportunities
Established relationships with
at least 6 new high value prospects with a view of their agency review cycle
In collaboration with the Managing
Director, you have articulated a mid term BD strategy and plan for PLAY
Responsibilities of the role:
- Research and
identify new business opportunities
- Identify key
times to contact prospects
prospects and set appointments
- Assist the
management team with the preparation and delivery of credentials material
- Monitor industry
trends and news and include relevant insights in all BD and marketing
- Establish and
maintain a comprehensive BD target list
- Identify thought
leadership, award and PR opportunities for PLAY
content production, ie magazine articles, speaker opportunities etc
- Help to manage
PLAY’s social media schedule
- Help coordinate
media releases etc for key announcements
What you will need:
have 3+ years experience in agencies and / or in New Business in the wider
marketing industry. You enjoy working with people and build and maintain strong
relationships, are commercially driven and an eloquent communicator, whether in
writing, on the phone or face to face. You should have a good grasp of the current
trends, opportunities and threats in the marketing industry and enjoy a good
challenge. Although the role is not creative in the technical sense – we are
looking for someone who can think laterally and enjoys working with creatives,
designers and other specialists.
summary you should be:
· A strategic thinker
· Naturally driven and highly
· Have a ‘can do’ attitude
· Clear and professional in all
communication - internally and externally
to multi-task and work under time pressure
is a marketing and communications agency that offers the best of both worlds -
small agency agility with the support of a large network.
are an action company, not just an ideas company and create award winning
campaigns that actively drive customers through the purchase funnel to
consumption and beyond.
provide strategic, creative and production services to clients including Sony
Mobile, Foxtel, Adobe, Volkswagen, Crown Group and Woolworths.
has been honoured as the B&T Best Employer in the Advertising Industry and
we are proud to have created a culture that encourages people not just to deal
with change but to thrive on it.
you are ego-free, interested in the next generation of creative agencies and
you enjoy a healthy mix of creativity, energy, entrepreneurship and really nice
folk - give us a call!
Skills & experience
Proven experience in social media strategy development and success in social media management, ideally within an agency or in multi-brand environment.
You are an expert in your craft - you are up to date and in touch with what's happening in social in the commercial world, and know how to apply your knowledge practically.
Exceptional communication skills, particularly written, with the ability to promote engaging conversations across a variety of platforms.
Capable of managing multiple accounts with changing priorities.
Ability to problem solve and identify alternatives.
Established in 2005, we are a leading creative agency specialising in branding and digital services. Our success has been attained on the back of a simple philosophy; through sound strategy, collaboration, and smart creative execution, we strive to create relevant solutions which achieve tangible results.
We offer clients a full range of creative services, from branding and marketing strategy, through to award winning graphic design and digital execution. With a firm focus on employing a collaborative approach to all projects, we have cultivated strong, lasting relationships with a broad range of clients.
Initially offered as a 3 month contract with the opportunity to become permanent.