Marketing & Communications Officer

Full time


About Sports Medicine Australia

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is Australias leading multi-disciplinary network for professionals working in sports medicine, sport and exercise science, and physical activity.  Our vibrant community of members include Sports Physicians, Sports Doctors, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Dietitians, Psychologists, Sports Scientists, Sports Trainers and many more.

SMAs vision is healthy and safe participation and performance in sport and physical activity for all. 

We do this by providing leading information, education and expertise to professionals and community members through:

  • A comprehensive annual calendar of professional development events across the country including workshops, state symposiums and an annual scientific conference;
  • Publications, position statements, guidelines and fact sheets; and
  • Our Safer Sports Program and National Sports Trainer Accreditation scheme


About the role

The Marketing & Communications Officer will provide administrative and project assistance to support the achievement of strategic organisational priorities across Sports Medicine Australias Marketing, Communications, Membership, Events, Publication and Stakeholder Engagement functions. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of a national marketing and communication calendars and plans
  • Contributing to content creation for and function of SMA communication channels including website, membership portal, mail outs and newsletters, social media, blog, promotional collateral and media releases
  • Providing support for proofing, editing, design, file management, print/distribution and dissemination tasks
  • Protecting the integrity of SMAs corporate style and brand identity
  • Providing marketing and project support to internal teams and SMA volunteer networks
  • Producing accurate data and reports from database and analytics sources
  • Providing high quality customer service to members, staff, volunteers, sponsors and partners
  • Providing remote or on-site customer service, administrative and logistics support to SMA events and meetings
  • Contribute to a positive team culture


Skills, abilities and competencies

  • Tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 years' experience working in marketing or communications, preferably for a membership association, not-for-profit, or peak industry organisation
  • Confidence in working with diverse stakeholders including senior executive staff, board directors, academics, highly qualified professionals, sponsors, advertisers and media contacts
  • Excellent planning, organisational and project management skills
  • Strong written communication skills across multiple formats, targeted to diverse audiences
  • Strong relationship-building, customer service and community engagement skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Office365 and marketing/membership databases 
  • Experience with WordPress, MailChimp, Canva, Adobe suite and Google Analytics preferred
  • Photography and video-making skills desirable

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter addressing the requirements for the role with a copy of their CV via Seek.

Closing date for Applications: 5pm Wednesday 30th September, 2020

28/09/2020 $0 ACT 1 Marketing & Communications
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