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General Manager - Marketing and Engagement

LocationSubiaco, WA 6008
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Manager
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Brand Marketing
Job no: 9F746
  • Lead brand, marketing, and engagement strategy for a recognised not-for-profit
  • Positively impact the lives of vulnerable people in our community
  • Join a passionate leadership team as we enter a state-of-the-art purpose-built facility

Ruah aims to promote measures to achieve equality. Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act applies to this role.

Why you'll love this opportunity...

Ruah is a diverse organisation - we work in homelessness, mental health, family & domestic violence, community legal, with sector partners to create what doesn't exist yet is needed, and with smaller organisations that can benefit from the support and strength we've built over 60+ years.

We are further strengthened by the quality, passion, and diversity of our people - including in our leadership team, full to the brim with empathy, humanity and a visible care factor. Every door is open.

On top of this Ruah is proud to be developing the Karlup Service, a holistic, wraparound recovery-based model aimed at supporting women and children to heal from family and domestic violence. The Karlup Service will provide a range of offerings from the Ruah Centre for Women and Children (RCWC), a state-of-the-art purpose-built facility in Perth’s CBD.

About the role

The Marketing, Engagement & Partnerships team works within the Ruah Group’s corporate services portfolio. The team will be driven with the support of the General Manager to devise and maximise the value proposition of our brand and further develop our overarching communication strategy that enables the achievement of our mission.

Ruah is a value based not-for-profit seeking a vibrant and strategic thinking General Manager to lead the Marketing, Engagement & Partnerships team. This is an exciting opportunity, reporting directly to the CFO and leading a team focused on developing and delivering the marketing, engagement and partnerships strategy for Ruah.   

You will be responsible for providing strategic advice and operational support in the effective management of all aspects within the department and you will work closely with the Executive Team and your fellow General Managers to build the capacity in this area.

What we’re looking for

The successful applicants will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor of Marketing, Business or Media.
  • Extensive experience leading brand, marketing, engagement, digital, media and communications within a medium to large organisation.
  • Experience with engagement with sophisticated stakeholders including government, fundraising, philanthropy and corporate.
  • Track record of developing leading edge strategy complemented by outstanding delivery of outcomes.
  • Understanding of a client-oriented organisation.
  • High level business acumen.
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Experience contributing to broader corporate strategy planning cycles of an organisation.
  • Has a track record of being a respected and valued internal collaborator and partner to deliver better outcomes.
  • Experience networking and building relationships with external connections.
  • Experience working collaboratively with teams, Executive and Board.
  • Effectively combining external expertise and internal knowledge.
  • Experience in marketing technologies, innovation and implementation.
  • Experience driving creative projects and messaging.
  • Experience with public facing, high profile events.

The following criteria are considered desirable:

  • Experience in the not for profit or charity sector an advantage.

What do we offer?

  • An opportunity to work with a passionate and highly skilled team as we plan to relocate from Subiaco to Northbridge in a brand new state-of-the-art facility.
  • A rare chance to truly makes a difference to the lives of vulnerable people in our community.
  • A competitive market salary starting from a base of $135,000 depending in skills and experience.
  • 5 weeks annual leave 
  • Incredibly valuable Salary Packaging with:
  • up to $15,900 core packaging
  • plus additional $2,650 in entertainment packaging benefits for travel, accommodation, meals, entertainment, parking and more!
  • options to use an Everyday Purchase card to make things simple.
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave, with flex to take at 32 weeks half-pay (uniquely, new staff can access 4 weeks paid parental leave after just 6 months’ service). 
  • An extensive learning and development program. 
  • Opportunities to be active in the Ruah Community such as participating in a wide range of working groups, joining us at Pride events, being a part of a range of cultural events to promote and support reconciliation and much, much more! 

Required compliance documents:

  • Current drivers’ license
  • National Police Clearance Certificate

Ready to make meaningful change? 

We’d love to hear from you! Please apply by submitting your current CV along with a cover letter of no more than two pages, outlining why you are a good fit for this role.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 28 April 2024.

Ruah reserves the right to extend or close the advertisement early based on candidate pool suitability. Recruitment agencies need not enquire.

For further information please contact Graham Donnelly, Chief Financial Officer at graham.donnelly@ruah.org.au.

We are building a workplace where difference is embraced and encouraged - and to do this, we need people on our team who are representative of the clients we work with, who are passionate about change and courageous enough to stand up for what is right. 

Everyone is welcome. Everyone belongs.