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Community and Business Development Manager

Bridgewater TAS, Australia

  • Newly created role with great variety and scope!
  • Be part of the solution, helping to create brighter futures for young people
  • Values Based Not for Profit Organisation

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

As our new Community and Business Development Manager based in Bridgewater Tasmania, you will contribute to the identification, development, implementation, and promotion of yourtown programs and partnerships which support children, young people and families in Tasmania. This role may have the need to travel intrastate/interstate on occasion.

Utilising a variety of networking opportunities, along with your strong community and local knowledge, you will identify program opportunities in line with yourtown’s service priorities and support their development, implementation and delivery.

This role will suit an outcomes focussed, highly organised and effective communicator, who has the ability to plan ahead, engaging with relevant stakeholders to create and foster collaborative relationships and partnerships that support further business development and organisational positioning. You will feel comfortable being hands on operationally to get things done, as well as having the ability to capture the imagination of Executive and Senior leadership teams, through a strategic and creative approach when presenting.

About you

You will possess a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in developing new opportunities in the community sector. You will have proven ability in developing and implementing strategic recommendations and ensuring an integrated service package that meets demand. Essential to the success of the role you will have a good understanding of the workings of all levels of Governments and experience advocating to Government stakeholders on key issues. You will have strong understanding of the challenges faced by families and young people, as well as comprehensive analytical and monitoring skills. Knowledge of the local Tasmanian labour market, economy and local community is a must have, to ensure the successful targets and KPI’ outcomes required by this role.

In addition to the above, it is essential that you hold, or have the ability to gain certification for the following compliance requirements and prior to commencing work with young people:

  • Working with Children clearance - TAS
  • National Criminal History Check
  • Unrestricted drivers licence

At yourtown our town is your town. We’re all about people, how we work with each other and the hundreds and thousands we care for each year. We take the time to listen, understand and encourage people to find their place. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

As a national child safe organisation, yourtown undertakes a Working with Children Check and a National Criminal History Check as part of our recruitment process.

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: Sunday 27 January 2019 - Please note that this is a re-advertised position.  Previous applicants need not apply.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au


PD-Community and Business Development Manager SIGNED.pdf

Type: Permanent

Category: Employment Services

Reference ID: CT000016

Date Posted: 04/01/2019