ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Communications and Engagement Officer - Toora Women Inc.

Toora Women Inc.

Classification: ACT Community Sector MEA 2022
Appointment Type: Full time (38 hours per week)

Toora Women Inc supports women with complex issues who have experienced past or present traumas such as domestic and sexual violence; women impacted by their own or another’s drug and alcohol use and/or mental health issues; women experiencing homelessness or needing support to stay out of the homelessness system; and women in the ACT corrections system.

Our current drug and alcohol, domestic violence and homelessness programs range across variety of settings such as crisis and transitional accommodation, day center and outreach support, allowing Toora to provide a wrap-around trauma informed care model, in an integrated service system. We deliver these complex services within human rights and feminist frameworks. For more information on Toora, please visit our website

The Communications and Engagement Officer is a key role at Toora Women. The position requires dynamism, creativity, curiosity and drive. The Communications and Engagement Officer raises awareness of Toora; developing, promoting and monitoring strategic and effective marketing and communications content. The position is responsible for ensuring communications are effective, targeted, credible and support Toora Women service objectives.

Key activities
Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate marketing and communications activities to raise awareness of Toora Women, recruit new supporters and retain current supporters to increase financial support, via print and online including social media, website, newsletters, direct appeals, media and through engagement with networks and connections.
Monitor political, social and media landscapes and proactively identify opportunities to grow brand awareness of Toora Women.
Develop and guide brand voice in conjunction with the Head of Engagement and Funding.

Key working relationships
This position requires the development and maintenance of strong working relationships both
internally and externally with:
Toora Leadership team
Reconciliation Action Plan Committee
Toora Women external stakeholders, including relevant media and marketing bodies
Toora Women clients
The Communications Officer will be supported by and is responsible to the Head of Engagement and Funding on a day-to-day basis

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience which relate to the position description together with your CV to [email protected] by 8pm 29 January 2023. Only applications that address the selection criteria in the position description will be considered. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Wylde on 0424808919. Please refer to Toora website for full position description.

Please note: Women only applicants please as per sections 34(1) of the Discrimination Act 1991.

Applications close: 
Sunday 29 January 2023 - 8:00pm

Please contact Lisa Wylde on 0424808919.

First posted: 
Thursday 12 January 2023