Communications and Marketing Lead

Job type: Full Time, QATSICPP | Location: Brisbane

Communications & Marketing Lead


Brisbane based

Salary range starting at $115,000 + superannuation + salary sacrifice options.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

About us

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) is the peak body representing, advocating, and supporting Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child protection and family support sector.

By sharing our collective knowledge and experience, we can all make a positive impact on policies and practices to stop the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Queensland’s child protection and youth justice systems.

About the role

The Communication & Marketing Lead will support the communications, design, sponsorship and events functions of QATSICPP.

This role demands a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of communication and marketing strategies, ideally in the not for profit / community-controlled sector.

The Lead will have a proven understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, actively engaging with, and fostering strong connections to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This includes experience with not-for-profit organisations, Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisations (ACCOs), or involvement in the service delivery of initiatives aimed at enhancing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The Lead will manage a small diverse team focused on planning and executing communication projects, campaigns and events, as well as our internal and external branding and design elements.

Typical Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute communication plans and media content for key initiatives, issues and campaigns that support QATSICPP’s strategic plan and that can be delivered across all media and communication platforms.
  • Identify, monitor and respond to emerging issues and trends.
  • Provide leadership in the delivery of QATSICPP branded events.
  • Oversee the application and integration of design principles across the organization.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead a small team who support the organisation in the delivery of high-quality project outcomes.

Desired skills, experience, and capabilities:

  • Experience working in a culturally responsive manner in collaboration with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples while respecting ways, values and approaches.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing integrated, targeted communication, media and design strategies that supports our sector and responds to the needs of multiple constituencies.
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Specialist communications / media / public relations expertise.
  • Deep understanding of the modern media and communications landscape, including online and social media.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain solid stakeholder relationships.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in communications, public relations, marketing, or equivalent work experience.
  • A current valid Queensland Working with Children’s Card (Blue Card) or eligible to apply.
  • Drivers Licence (preferable but not mandatory)

Why join us?

Our vision is a future where all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are physically, emotionally, and spiritually strong, live in a safe, caring and nurturing environment within their own families and communities, and are afforded the same life opportunities available to other children and young people to fully realise their potential.

This is what our team members say about working at QATSICPP:

  • “The QATSICPP team are an amazing group of diverse, talented, and passionate individuals. Our work in the community-controlled sector of family-led decision-making has given me a sense of pride and achievement in my role. I have truly gained a sense of belonging in this team, and I am excited to see where my journey at QATSICPP will take me.” Olivia, Project Officer
  • “I enjoy working in such a caring, respectful workplace, where our diversity is our strength, and you can learn from some truly amazing people doing some vital work.” Lucas, Policy Officer
  • “Joining the QATSICPP team has been one of the best career moves I have made. I love the opportunities to reinvest creative skills I acquired in years of volunteer work into our projects.” Paula, Communication and Events Co-ordinator


  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 for general expenses plus additional salary packaging of $2,650 for entertainment expenses
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements and work-from-home options
  • Paid continuous professional development
  • Gifted leave days for the end of year office shut-down period
  • Gym membership contribution

Further Information and Application Process

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like further information, please email or 07 3518 0071.

Applications close on Thursday, 16 May 2024.

Please note that we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible.

No recruitment agencies, please.

Your application will include:

A cover letter (1 page) demonstrating your key capabilities and experience supported by your current resume. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide two professional referees.

QATSICPP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a safe and supportive work environment. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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