An exciting opportunity exists for a digitally savvy Marketing Assistant to join Central Bayside Community Health Services.  

  • Contact Name: Lisa Woolard
  • Location: Parkdale
  • Closing Date: June 22, 2021

An exciting opportunity exists for a digitally savvy Marketing Assistant to join Central Bayside Community Health Services.


About the Company

CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.

We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.

Please visit our website for more information  www.cbchs.org.au

Purpose of the Position

The position supports the Marketing & Communications Advisor to implement activities within the CBCHS Marketing and Communications Strategy and Strategic Plan. This encompasses a range of activities including developing content for various publications and online platforms such as the CBCHS website and intranet as well as social media channels.

CBCHS is also playing a key communications and engagement role in supporting our local community to access the COVID-19 vaccine and support health and wellbeing during the pandemic.  This role will also assist communications and engagement work in this space.

Job Benefits

Why work at CBCHS?

  • Work & Life Balance – Fixed regular work pattern, usually within business hours with options of out of hours shifts working in the local catchment of the City of Kingston
  • Compensation & benefits – Salary packaging and competitive award rates. 4 weeks paid annual leave per year. Paid training opportunities and support.
  • Job Security & Advancement – Opportunities for advancement both disability areas or into community health services.
  • Culture– Supportive culture with staff and clients that have been with the service along time.

Employee Benefits

We offer a range of employee benefits including:

  • Career development
  • Health and well-being programs
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Salary Packaging
  • Education assistance
  • Purchased leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Corporate discounts

Key Responsibilities

Content Writing

  • Write engaging content for CBCHS publications and marketing materials including newsletter and blog articles, brochures, Annual Report, website, EDM etc to help engage and inform audiences about CBCHS services and projects.

Graphic Design

  • Design professional and engaging communications and marketing materials including newsletters, flyers, online banners / infographics, social media posts etc. using Canva and other Microsoft programs in line with the CBCHS brand and style guide.

Social Media

  • Write and upload news items and other content to the CBCHS website via WordPress CMS to help keep information current and enhance user experience.
  • Coordinate, create and upload content to CBCHS social media channels including written, video and visual content.
  • Develop content for the CBCHS SharePoint Intranet site including written, visual and video content to help enhance internal communication.

Photography and video content

  • Coordinate and capture photos and video content to support communications activities outlined above.

Event Management Support

  • Assist with the planning, coordination and running of CBCHS events and expos (include online and live events) to help market our services to target audience groups.


  • Other duties as required to support general marketing activities and help improve the procedures and processes of the Marketing and Communications Unit.

Quality and Compliance Responsibilities

  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality, in accordance with CBCHS policy;

Team Responsibilities

  • Represent CBCHS in a professional manner by liaising positively with colleagues other professionals and stakeholders, as required;
  • Attend and participate in internal and external team meetings and training, as required;
  • Work co-operatively and constructively within and with other teams.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in communications, journalism, digital media or related field
  • High level writing skills, including the ability to write for diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated experience or intermediate skills with Canva or other deign / desktop publishing
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills, including MS Office;
  • Experience in implementing or supporting social media strategies or campaigns
  • Experience working with content management systems (WordPress) and SharePoint intranet
  • Demonstrated experience in the production of online and audio-visual resources and photography including video editing applications
  • Demonstrated experience in communications, journalism, digital media or relevant field with health sector experience an advantage
  • A self-starter, self-motivated person who takes ownership and responsibility to deliver results individually and collaboratively as part of a team

How to Apply

Click on the Position Description link below to view the full Position Description details.

All applications require an up to date resume and cover letter to be submitted.

To successfully apply for this position you will be required to attach a copy of your qualifications within the application process.

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For a confidential discussion contact Lisa Woolard (lwoolard@cbchs.org.au).

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