Marketing and Events Planner

Part time
This is a flexible position with hybrid work options for the right candidate.
Please submit your application by COB Monday February 06 2023

Position Objective

The Marketing and Events Planner is responsible for supporting the implementation of SMGs marketing and communications strategy, including, but not limited to:
• Facilitating and supporting the coordination of events.
• Supporting SMGs community outreach and fundraising objectives
• Assisting project management of events
• Engaging with suppliers and stakeholders
• Designing print content and signage for events
• Supporting facilitation and coordination of marketing events and exhibits
• Executing advertising strategies and design briefs
• Maintaining the integrity of SMGs Brand both internally and outwardly in the marketplace
• Engaging in market research and analysis as deemed relevant to the needs of the organisation
• Supporting the collection, collation, and analysis of stakeholder satisfaction data and trends
• Supporting the overall success of organisations Vision and Mission whilst always upholding the profession

All work by the Marketing and Events Planner will be guided by the Basis of Belief of the Schools Ministry Group, working co-operatively within the spirit of it.

Job Requirements

Reporting to the Marketing and Communication Coordinator, the primary responsibilities include:
  • Team collaboration for the continuation and review of tailor-made and innovative community event and fundraising activities strategies and tactics for promoting the SMG brand
  • Implementing the designed strategy and facilitating such events in accordance with SMGs objectives
  • Assist stakeholders, PCWs and the organisation in planning and facilitating events supporting fundraising initiatives, services, products, and community workshops.
  • Support the development of end-to-end event management and planning
  • Effective collaboration with the Business Development and Marketing team to execute organisational objectives in areas relevant to the position
  • Maintain the integrity of SMG branding on all communication methodologies
  • Assist the organisation with direct-mail fundraising, newsletters and other specialist direct campaigns and appeals as required
  • Support the organisation with planning and implementing activities and events throughout the year
  • Market Research and Data collection, collation, and analytical reporting as required
  • Participate in and lead devotions and prayers at staff meetings as rostered

Essential Experience

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:
  • Proven experience in a relevant or related field
  • A preferred high level of computer literacy including Microsoft Office, Social Media Platforms, Event Management Software.
  • Previous experience working for a not-for-profit organisation will be highly regarded
  • Personal experience of church and denominational structures

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge
The applicant should have a demonstrated ability to:
• A personal style that models integrity, equity, fairness, and transparency
• Rapport-building and relationship-building abilities
• Judgement, discretion, and ethics regarding confidential issues
• Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
• Strong time management and organisational skills
• High level of initiative and organisational agility
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
• High levels of attention to detail and quality
• Accountable for outcomes
• Capability to lead team prayer and devotions

Personal Faith
Applicants must have: 
  • A personal commitment to the Christian faith and values. Applicants must be able to give adherence to the beliefs held in common by supporting churches, as stated in the Nicene Creed
  • A competent level of Biblical literacy
  • An active and regular involvement in a Christian community

All SMG appointments are subject to the following prior to appointmen
  • Working with Children’s Check to the satisfaction of SMG 
  • Completion or ability to complete a Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect training (Education and Care focus) before commencement of role (SMG conducts this training regularly)

How to Apply:

For more information and to request a copy of the Job and Person Specification, please contact Brad Mumford: GM Development via email: or phone: 0416 486 349