Employment and other opportunities

For the latest employment opportunities for either WESNET or AWAVA please see below

Positions vacant

 WESNET Fundraiser & Communications Coordinator    

Applications will be reviewed as they are received - please apply now

WESNET is seeking an experienced communications, media, marketing or fundraising specialist to join our team.  

In this role, you will be responsible for managing WESNET’s relationship with our highly-valued supporters and donors, across all our communications channels. The primary aim of the role is to develop a more integrated fundraising and communications platform to increase brand recognition, drive engagement and increase the level of financial support to WESNET. Your priority will be fundraising, but you will also play a coordinating role across all communications, in collaboration with the CEO, to ensure that all our communications are well-aligned and support our organisational goals.

The successful applicant will have a proven record and at least three years experience in successful not-for-profit fundraising and a passion for eliminating violence against women. The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as communications, marketing, digital media or fundraising or equivalent combinations of relevant experience and education/training. Excellent writing and communication skills and a flexible approach including the capacity to think and act strategically, use judgement and manage in a dynamic environment are also essential.

WESNET is Australia's peak women's organisation working to eliminate domestic and family violence. WESNET works to minimise the harm to women and their children from violence by advancing responses that:

  • What we offer

  • To be considered for shortlisting and an interview your application must include: 

    • Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed as they are received until a suitable applicant is found.  

    Applications must be submitted via email to [email protected]

    • If you need additional information about the position please send your written enquiry to [email protected]

    • A Single PDF is preferred.  

    • No recruiters thanks

    How to apply

    Please note that applications that do not follow the application instructions will not be considered for shortlisting

    Download 

    the PDF of the position description. 


    Prepare

    your cover letter, statement of claims against the key selection criteria and your CV with names of two referees.

    Submit 

    your application by email to the email address that is provided in the documentation by the closing date. 

    AWAVA Policy Officer (backfill) Australian Women Against Violence Alliance

    Applications close 9am Monday 8 February 2021

    Women's Services Network (WESNET) is seeking a skilled and motivated person to fill a temporary (backfill) position as Australian Women Against Violence Alliance’s Policy Officer. AWAVA, one of the National Women’s Alliances, is a program of WESNET, which acts as AWAVA’s auspicing body. This is a back-fill position available until 20th of August 2021 with the possibility of extension depending on funding and staffing arrangements. Based in Canberra, the role involves policy and submission writing and analysis, and development of resources and policy documents to support AWAVA’s Advisory Group and broader membership.

    WESNET is an equal opportunity employer and aims to be a family-friendly workplace where possible offering flexible working arrangements and conditions in line with the Award. As a Public Benevolent Institution WESNET’s remuneration package includes generous salary packaging options in addition to salary sacrificing arrangements. Remuneration for the position is linked to Level 5.1 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, currently at $41.89 ph (plus superannuation, leave loading and Work Cover).

    WESNET is Australia's peak women's organisation working to eliminate domestic and family violence. AWAVA is one of the six National Women’s Alliances funded by the Australian Government.

    THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL PROVIDE SUPPORT TO THE AWAVA PROGRAM MANAGER TO DELIVER THE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF AWAVA BY:

      What we offer

      KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

      The following competencies are deemed critical for this role; please address these as selection criteria in your application:

        HOW TO APPLY

        Applicants should provide:

          Interviews will be held on 11 February 2021. Please keep this date free.

          Applications should be emailed to [email protected] by 9am Monday 8  February 2021 with a subject ‘Policy Officer (backfill) application’.

          Please note that applications that do not follow the application instructions will not be considered for shortlisting.

          How to apply

          Please note that applications that do not follow the application instructions will not be considered for shortlisting

          Download 

          the PDF of the position description. 


          Prepare

          your cover letter, statement of claims against the key selection criteria and your CV with names of two referees.

          Submit 

          your application by email to the email address that is provided in the documentation by the closing date.