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Apply now Job no: 497617
Work type: Permanent
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Marketing

Why World Vision? 

World Vision is a global community of millions, working together for one purpose: to change the lives of vulnerable children and communities. As a global Christian humanitarian organisation, we provide short-term and long-term assistance and have impacted the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children and people worldwide. With approximately 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes for almost 7 decades.

World Vision Australia delivers life changing impact because we are community-led, child-focused and inspired by our Christian faith.

  • Our programs of work aim to deliver sustainable change by focusing on: keeping children safe from harm, clean water access and sanitation, delivering health and nutrition interventions, improving the quality of child learning, and stimulating economic opportunities and empowerment for women and families
  • We stand in solidarity with vulnerable children and their families, to help them create a brighter future, through domestic and international advocacy and policy influencing
  • As emergencies happen around the world, we deliver life-saving aid. And we support communities before and after disaster strikes.
  • Supporting Indigenous Australians through our Australia Program, we partner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to create positive change for children, young people and families.

Our vision for every child: Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart: the will to make it so.

The Opportunity to be a Changemaker 

As a copywriter in our Marketing team, you will be involved in researching, collecting, conceptualising, creating and editing written content to support marketing campaigns, product development and delivery of the organisation’s brand and content strategies.

Outputs can include field impact reporting, online (website, social etc) content, marketing/advertising campaigns and activity (online and offline), advocacy communications and other written content that communicates impact to current and potential supporters.

The writer works within the Social and Content team, within a small team of writers and alongside graphic designers, field content curators, product designers, marketers other internal and external stakeholders.

Who we're looking for

  • Experience in leading and contributing to the development of creative concepts and content executions across a range of channels and for a range of audiences
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience creating online and offline content and communications in an “in-house” writer or communications role
  • Experience updating websites using CMS systems is advantageous
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects to tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the capacity to build a profile or storyline to accurately communicate the work we do, the challenges our work addresses, and the people we support to a range of audiences
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications, writing, journalism or similar fields (highly regarded, not mandatory)
  • Alignment to the values of our organisation

This is a full-time permanent position based within our head office in Burwood East.


Why should you apply to work at World Vision Australia?

A career with World Vision Australia is an opportunity to join a sector-leading humanitarian aid organisation and a team of purpose-driven and diverse professionals who are each committed to our mission: the fight against global poverty and its causes. Aside from the opportunity for broad and life-changing impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable, some of our other benefits include:

  • Access to professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal mobility
  • Policies that may accommodate flexible working and other working arrangements to tailor and encourage individual performance
  • A culture that seeks to challenge vertical thinking and ask for horizontal perspective and implications
  • A culture that believes in timely truth telling that seeks to understand as well as be understood, our conversation is always full of grace and authenticity
  • Access to salary packaging tax advantages

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan

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