Job Advertisement: Marketing Coordinator – Merchandise

Job Advertisement: Marketing Coordinator – Merchandise

  • An opportunity to make a difference with a Christian based organisation
  • Global Not for Profit
  • Make a social and environmental impact through effective marketing

About Us

The Leprosy Mission (TLM) is an international Christian organisation working towards the eradication of the causes and consequences of leprosy. We are a global network of organisations active in 34 countries around the world. We work in partnership with governments, local communities, health organisations, the World Health Organisation (WHO), local Government Organisations, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), local churches, Christian partners and many others to achieve our vision of “Leprosy Defeated. Lives Transformed.”

Through resourcing and supporting our global networks, our mission strives to break the chains of leprosy, empowering people to obtain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness. A key function of our resourcing and fundraising activities is the sale of products and merchandise sourced globally from a network of artisans in developing countries through ethical Fair-Trade practices.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a highly driven professional who is looking to make an impact through marketing of goods for sale from our network of artisans in developing countries.

You will use storytelling to promote both the products and the work of The Leprosy Mission Australia. You will be responsible for developing digital and print catalogue as well as blog articles and compelling social media content that effectively engages with existing and new customers.

Working in a fast-paced environment as part of a small team, you will need an ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions within established frameworks.

Areas of focus

Working with our Product developer you will undertake market research on both product and competitors to accurately plan the product categories. Once secure you will develop the product catalogue for distribution ensure clear and effective branding and messaging. In addition, working alongside the procurement team to ensure that resource levels are maintained, and revenue targets are being achieved.

Key Criteria of the role:

  • Coordination of campaigns using product catalogues working closely with Product Developer
  • Storytelling, writing for the catalogue, blog articles, website and social media platforms
  • Marketing of products with compelling product descriptions, enhancing the TLMA brand proposition
  • Market research, product monitoring and reporting

 You will possess

  • Tertiary education or equivalent experience in a marketing role or similar position
  • Ability and experience in retail or mainstream marketing, including campaign coordination
  • Experience in social media and digital marketing techniques including knowledge of Google, Facebook, and Instagram advertising
  • Creative writing skills with an ability to integrate fundraising techniques to tell compelling stories
  • Understanding of email marketing and Google Analytics
  • Ability to think creatively outside the box to come up with imaginative solutions within the established frameworks
  • Display attention to detail and versatility in handling competing priorities simultaneously
  • An understanding of the not-for-profit sector and social enterprise
  • And understanding and appreciation of the Christian based beliefs and the vision, mission and values of TLMA

The Offer

Your remuneration package that is designed to reward you for your efforts whilst being true to our mission includes generous super with access to not for profit salary packaging benefits so you can boost your take home pay.

The Leprosy Mission Australia offers

  • generous super of 11%
  • attractive not for profit salary packaging program (with up to $18,550 of your salary tax free, depending on personal circumstances
  • Flexible working arrangements and working from home options

The role is full time 37.5 hours per week.

Position Description

For further information you can download a copy of the Position Description here.

How to apply

If you are a proficient in fundraising or a skilled Marketing Coordinator, wanting to work in an environment where your skills and experience can transform lives, we’d love to hear from you.

Using the form below, please submit your resume along with a cover letter that tells us in one page:

  1. What is it about this role that makes you want to apply?
  2. What your skills and experience can bring to this role?
  3. Why you want to work with The Leprosy Mission Australia?

Successful applicants will be required to provide a recent National Police Check certificate and obtain a Working with Children check.

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