Marketing and Communications Manager

Friday, 22 Mar 2024

We're seeking a strategic and hands-on communicator to grow our brand and inspire support for vital research and patient support programs. Join us in making a difference!

Part time, permanent role .8 FTE
Flexible working from home and CBD offices
Attractive, tax effective salary packaging


Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision is leading the fight against Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes by funding research into better treatments and cures and providing patients and families with vital support. If you want to make a positive impact and work with a passionate team, we encourage you to join us on this journey to improve outcomes for patients with Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes and their families.

About this ROLE:

The Marketing and Communications Manager will play a pivotal role in implementing our long-term strategy to deepen engagement amongst our existing supporters, grow our brand and profile and grow our supporter base.

Reporting to the Maddie’s Vision CEO, you will grow awareness, engagement, and support for our vital research and patient and family support programs by delivering strategic marketing content and campaigns to convey the impact of our work and the inspiring stories of patients and families impacted by Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes.

This role is a 0.8 FTE (4 days/week) role reporting to the CEO. One of the work days must be a Monday and requires presence in our Melbourne CBD office. The remaining days will usually be working from home, with some additional travel to different sites and locations as required.


You are an energetic, hands on, detail-oriented marketer and networker with a passion for making a difference in the world. You are a great storyteller and aren’t reliant on big agencies and budgets to achieve results; you are strategic, creative and easily build relationships. You love working as part of a small, passionate team and are looking for a role that gives you space to apply the full breadth of your expertise to make a difference in a dynamic, growing organisation.


Essential requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in communications, marketing or another relevant field
  • 6+ years marketing and communications leadership experience
  • Excellent partner/stakeholder relationship management skills
  • Excellent written communication skills across a variety of different channels, with the ability to communicate complex issues effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute marketing, communications, and social media plans to deliver results
  • Demonstrated experience of digital marketing and communications platforms
  • Ability to report on marketing and campaign results
  • Experience using Content Management Systems
  • Highly organised with the ability to work autonomously and flexibly
  • Strong alignment and commitment to our mission and values

Desirable requirements:

  • Understanding of and/or experience in the not-for-profit sector
  • Basic photography and videography skills


We provide a supportive and flexible environment based in the CBD including:

  • Hybrid working options
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace culture
  • Generous not for profit salary packaging

We are committed to delivering a positive experience for our colleagues and a workplace you can be proud of.


If you want to be part of a small, but high impact, passionate and driven team, please apply with your resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria by 5pm Friday, 22 March.

Applications which do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered. Only applicants with relevant experience will be contacted. Applicants must have valid working rights in Australia and a valid and current Australian Drivers Licence before applying. The successful applicant will be required to provide a valid working with children check and police check.

Any enquiries regarding the position can be directed to:

Amy Coote, CEO Email: [email protected]