Manager, Marketing and Communications

An exciting opportunity exists in Woden Community Service, we are seeking an experienced Manager, Marketing and Communications with a proven track record in developing and implementing marketing and communication strategies. If you are creative, enjoy working in a team and have effective interpersonal skills we encourage you to apply for the position.

Woden Community Service (WCS) is a for-purpose organisation that has been providing community-based services for over 50 years. Our vision of ‘A caring community where everyone belongs’ is achieved through our values of Inclusion, Compassion, Hope, Responsiveness, Integrity and Social Justice.

We deliver services across the ACT covering children, families, young people and seniors including disability, housing and mental health services.

Our Offer

  • Permanent full-time appointment.
  • Salary of WCS 8 $111,268.37 to $115,907.03 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience plus 11% superannuation.
  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 per year) plus meal and entertainment cards.
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year.
  • 15 days paid personal leave per annum (pro rata) for full & part-time employees.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Based in Woden and travel within Canberra.
  • Study leave opportunities.
  • National EAP Service.
  • Ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment.

Experience & Qualifications  

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Significant industry experience in marketing, corporate communications, media and stakeholder relations and business development.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating outcomes from marketing and communications strategies.
  • Sound experience and capabilities in public relations including digital and social media management, website management, content creation and media relations.
  • Highly effective interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and influencing skills.
  • Sound organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise competing demands.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively across the organisation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and relevant marketing software including Adobe Creative Cloud, MailChimp and Word Press.

A full Position Description is available outlining the knowledge, skills and experience.

To be eligible for employment, you must also have an ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) Card, working rights in Australia, and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

To apply, please submit your current resume and a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the essential requirements of this role via Seek.

For further information about the role, please contact Tony Bill at

Closing Date: COB 21 June 2024

Applications may close early if a suitable candidate is found.

For more information about WCS and services that we provide, including Youth & Family, Community Development, Housing and Homelessness, Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care, please visit our website at

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.