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Senior Partnership Advisor - 12 month Contract

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Brand: Australia Post
Categories: Sales & Marketing
Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
State: VIC
Location: Melbourne

You might think you know us, but we’re transforming.  

In this rapidly evolving commercial landscape, we’re changing too. In the Community & Consumer department, we’ve embraced the rise of digital and integrated the customer into everything we do – from the design of our strategies through to the execution of our day to day activities.

And we’re only getting started. 

The Community & Consumer team has end to end accountability for identifying, anticipating and satisfying customer and community requirements – from market research, marketing planning to brand positioning and product placement. We also strategically oversee advertising, promotional activities and understanding and influencing community and public relationships.

We’re on the lookout for innovative people to join our team. Working within a start-up culture that’s backed by all the resources Australia Post provides, the opportunity to innovate and push boundaries to improve services for all Australians is ready and waiting.

What does the role involve?

The Community team is responsible for providing strategic direction, governance, management and activation of key community investments including shared value partnerships, sponsorships, grants, workplace giving and staff volunteering.  

The role of the Senior Partnership Advisor is to support the implementation of the enterprise community strategy, deliver community partnerships for the enterprise, cross functional collaboration throughout the enterprise to champion Community partnerships and identify opportunities to extend reach and scale

What are the key responsibilities?

  • Support implementation of the Community strategy to enhance Australia Post’s brand, reputation and market profile
  • Support and where appropriate manage the delivery of community partnerships and programs - including development and implementation of leverage plans aligned to strategy
  • Deliver Partnership related workforce engagement programs in conjunction with relevant stakeholders across the enterprise
  • Assist or where appropriate lead the management of day-to-day relationships with individual partnerships
  • In conjunction with the broader CMO support the delivery of individual campaigns for relevant partners as well as ‘always on’ communication to maximise awareness of and engagement with our partner programs
  • Assist in the delivery of programs to support small to medium business grow and thrive
  • Assist with the development of marketing collateral and relevant approval processes for Go To Market process. 

What are we looking for?

  • 4 + years experience in a community or sponsorship role
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and form working relationships with internal stakeholders and external customers, partners and suppliers across a range of sectors
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in marketing, community development social work or a related discipline is preferred
  • Experience and understanding of small to medium business sector is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and form working relationships with internal stakeholders and external customers, partners and suppliers across a range of sectors

We believe investing our people is good business. 

That’s why we have team dedicated to career coaching and support for our employees. And we know that your life outside of work matters. So while we work hard, we also have a culture that promotes a genuine work/life balance. ​ 

Together, our differences make us stronger. ​ 

With a reach across Australia and beyond, we’re building a workforce that’s as diverse as the communities we serve. Learn more about how we're supporting inclusion at Australia Post, here. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Diversity Team at inclusivecareers@auspost.com.au. ​ 

Australia Post welcomes applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders. Check out this short video to find out how we acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians of the land we operate on.   ​ 

Ready to join the transformation of Australia Post?​ 

Click apply now, to help shape our tomorrow.  ​ 


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