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Content Development Consultant - Resilient Kids Program

Job no: 493237
Work type: Maximum Term (Part-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Milton
Categories: Child & Family Support, Counselling & Psychology, Marketing & Communications

yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence. Kids Helpline, Parentline, child protection, domestic and family violence support, mental health support, suicide prevention and employment are all services powered by yourtown.

We exist to help people realise they can tackle whatever life throws at them. To believe in their unique strengths, tenacity and self-determination, to identify and create the path they want for themselves.

Realise your potential at yourtown.

your opportunity

The Resilient Kids Program supports the resilience of young people in Far North Qld via Kids Helpline@School, Kids Helpline My Circles and an online Disaster Response Hub. It is a new program funded by North Queensland Primary Health Network to help school-aged children gain skills in recognising mental health stress and knowing where to turn for help, specifically tailored to children and young people affected by traumatic events.

The Content Development Specialist will create, resource and implement quality, evidence informed content for the various Resilient Kids Program platforms.

Your role will include:

• Develop content in consultation with key community stakeholders in the LGA’s of Burke, Carpentaria, Burdekin, Douglas and Etheridge
• Work in collaboration with various stakeholders to create evidence informed, place-based content
• Develop evidence informed, engaging and relevant collateral and digital assets
• Produce engaging and relevant copy for publishing across yourtown publications, websites and social platforms
• Assist in the development of PR materials, disruption content, activations and events
• Analyse and report on content outcomes and client feedback

This position will be appointed on a full time 6-month maximum term basis.

what we are looking for

You will have exceptional writing and editing skills with strong ability to create powerful, engaging child and youth centric content. You will ideally have experience in marketing and communication and understanding of youth trends and ability to engage in a relevant tone of voice.

You will bring:

• bachelor degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or Behavioural Sciences and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role
• strong understanding of producing age-appropriate content for use across multiple mediums
• well organised, high attention to detail and the ability to prioritise projects and work with conflicting deadlines and unexpected changes in workflow
• ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and autonomously when required

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated community who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

• salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
• opportunities for professional development
• a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing, yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
• access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
• ability to negotiate flexible work hours and work arrangements
• an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer.

how to apply

If you believe in the power of young people, have an agile and flexible mindset and are looking for an opportunity where you can have an amazing impact on the lives of children and young people, and their families, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

Contact: Marnie Elliot – Talent Acquisition Specialist 0434 609 384

Role closes: 21 August 2022

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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