Digital Communications Executive

Are you looking for:

  • An opportunity to apply your digital marketing and communications skills to a forward thinking charity and social enterprise
  • An opportunity to use your skills, creativity and initiative to make a positive impact in the world by giving children a life of choice
  • An opportunity to own and grow a new role within a small high-performing team

If you live and breathe digital marketing, love rolling your sleeves up and doing what it takes to get the job done and are passionate about doing some good in the world then we want to talk to you. 

We're looking for a Digital Communications Executive to develop, implement, track and optimise our marketing and communication strategy across our two main brands - Hands Across the Water and Future of Leadership. This is more than just a marketing role in a corporate organisation; this is a marketing role that has the ability to make a huge difference in the lives of the children that we support. 

As a small, high performing organisation, you must be exceptionally efficient, agile when juggling multiple tasks and be prepared to step in and lend the team a helping hand wherever required. Make no mistake, being a not for profit organisation, we dont have an endless supply of resources so if youre someone who is used to delegating and not prepared to do what it takes to get the job done, then this is not the role for you. 

This work from home role means that you have strong self-motivation skills, a willingness to take ownership of your role, and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a home office environment. 


  • Plan and execute all web, email, social media and display advertising campaigns.
  • Design, build and moderate our social media presence across multiple channels.
  • Copy write compelling content for digital assets, websites, social media channels, blogs, newsletters, ad campaigns and eDMs. 
  • Maintain database hygiene and email marketing platform (Mailchimp) using best practice tagging, data cleansing, segmentation and integration tactics.
  • Set the creative direction and coordinate the design of all marketing and campaign materials. 
  • Create all communication assets across the Membership Program to ensure our Member experience is best in class. 
  • Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns and assess against goals. 
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimise spend and performance based on the insights. 
  • Be the brand custodian for Hands Across the Water and Future of Leadership to ensure consistency across all channels and experiences. 
  • Write press releases and manage media distribution and enquiries as required. 


  • Minimum 3 years digital marketing experience 
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing email, marketing database, social media and/or digital advertising campaigns 
  • Highly creative with experience devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate. 
  • Excellent copywriting, storytelling, editing and verbal communications skills. 
  • Exceptional systems and technical skill - content management systems, SEO, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Microsoft Office (or Mac) and Google Suite. 
  • Strong understanding and/or willingness to learn content creating tools, marketing automation and CRM. 
  • Strong personal values and a commitment to working in the not-for-profit sector with passion and commitment for supporting those less fortunate than ourselves. 
  • Self motivated to do what needs to be done without influence from other people or situations. 


  • Strong self motivation skills to show up each day with enthusiasm and initiative to not only identify and develop new opportunities, but to deliver clear results. 
  • Capacity to be flexible and take on additional duties at times where the team needs to band together to achieve a common goal. 
  • Super motivated, can do attitude and a problem solver. 
  • Passionate about creating a better life for people less fortunate.  
  • Dependability and strong work ethic. 

Workplace Terms 

  • Full-time position working from a dedicated home office or virtual location with reliable internet. 
  • Requirement to attend and participate in regular team meetings and strategy sessions held in Pyrmont. 
  • Employees are expected to be online and available between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday with 30 minutes for lunch break.
  • Must provide own laptop, printer, mobile phone and internet.  

About Hands Group

Hands Group is a not for profit organisation that supports the administration of Australian charity Hands Across the Water. Our mission is to create a life of choice for 350 kids and their communities in Thailand. The set up of the social enterprise allows us to ensure that 100% of donations into the charity go directly to Thailand. All administration, marketing and fundraising costs are generated out of the social enterprise through initiatives such as Future of Leadership. 

To find out more, visit 

Salary range is $55,000-$70,000 + Super. 

using the subject line: Digital Communications Executive"

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter detailing the five points that make you the perfect candidate
  • A small portfolio showcasing a few examples of your work

27/07/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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