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Overview

This role is responsible for leadership of stakeholder relations and partnership strategies to enable the achievement of strategic objectives relating to coalitions for impact. The role leads and drives integrated stakeholder planning and proactive business development, and ensures a co-ordinated strategic approach. This Includes accountability for government relations, Financial Inclusion Action Plans(FIAP), corporate partnerships and services, as well as brand, marketing, communications and tender Coordination.

If you have any enquiries regarding this role, please contact Brian Barry from SHK Recruitment at brian.barry@shk.com.au.

Responsibilities

Stakeholder relations
— Lead and facilitate development and delivery of GSANZ’s overall stakeholder engagement strategy,
planning and management approach, ensuring alignment to overall advocacy agenda. This includes
overall stakeholders across government relations, sector stakeholders and partnerships, corporate
stakeholders and partnerships, and all other external stakeholders.
— Lead definition of stakeholder engagement objectives and ensure engagement planning is aligned to
objectives
— Coordinate management of business critical relationships with corporate partners, philanthropists,
donors and supporters.

Corporate engagement
— Build corporate alliances to enable fresh thinking, innovation, advocacy and research in order to enable
new solutions to complex problems. This includes responsibility for the Financial Inclusion Action Plan
(FIAP).
— Set strategy, and coordinate growth strategy for corporate partnerships and lead business
development and account management activities for services into corporates (consulting, advisory,
partnering opportunities).
Advisory
— Lead scale and commercial model definition of GSANZs consulting offer across training, HCD and
advisory, to drive system impact with reference to GSANZ’s mission and goals, primarily focused on
corporate customers
— Business development and account management of external consulting services, of GS programs and
capabilities.

Business development:
— Coordinate and provide visibility of overall organisational business development pipeline on behalf of
GSANZ, informing overall stakeholder relations, government relations and partnerships agenda
— Identify, lead and manage large scale tenders focused on building new service portfolios, new revenue
streams and significant new partnerships
— Coordinate business development and grant support services, including infrastructure and processes to
support tender proposals, funding submissions, etc.
— Provide high level advice and support to the Board, CEO and ELT colleagues in relation to all
engagement and business development matters.

Brand, marketing and communications:
— Implement GSANZ’s brand strategy, including digital marketing capability and campaigns
— Lead marketing and communication strategies and processes to enable ongoing market analysis and
engagement, including external and internal communications, formal business reports, media relations,
digital marketing capability and campaigns to grow brand and product awareness
— Ensures alignment of internal and external communications to advocacy agenda
— Lead development and deployment of digital engagement processes to enhance GSANZ’s relationship
with business critical, external communities and stakeholders.

Experience
— Extensive experience in external stakeholder relations, including government accountability
— System change and advocacy work
— Ideally experienced in marketing, communications and professional fundraising, philanthropy and
external partnership development
— Experience leading multi-disciplined teams in organisations with national scale.

Skills
— Demonstrated ability in developing and implementing successful stakeholder relationships across
diverse sectors
— Demonstrated capacity to envision, articulate and operationalise fundraising and marketing plans,
preferably in the community services sector
— Outstanding conceptual, relationship building, influencing and communication skills (written and
verbal).

Knowledge
— Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications or a related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications or a related discipline.
  • Extensive experience in external stakeholder relations, including government accountability
  • System change and advocacy work
  • Ideally experienced in marketing, communications and professional fundraising, philanthropy and external partnership development
  • Experience leading multi-disciplined teams in organisations with national scale.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and implementing successful stakeholder relationships across diverse sectors
  • Demonstrated capacity to envision, articulate and operationalise fundraising and marketing plans, preferably in the community services sector
  • Outstanding conceptual, relationship building, influencing and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • A satisfactory National Police Check
  • A satisfactory International Police Check (if you have resided outside of Australia within the last 5 years)
  • A current Employee Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) or state equivalent

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Salary Packaging

Development & Learning Opportunities

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Study Leave

Long Service Leave

Flexible Working Arrangements

How to Apply

To apply please review the hyperlinked position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.