Like to join our team?

Working or volunteering with Vision allows you to use your professional skills and experience in a really meaningful and fulfilling way. We’d love to know you’re interested – you never know where it could lead!

Paid Roles

Vacancies for paid roles come up from time to time.  Even if the jobs posted here aren’t for you, if you are interested in working for us, we’d love to hear from you. You can use the form on this page to tell us the basics about you, or if you’d rather send us your CV, please mail it in (click here for details).

To apply for any advertised position please submit your cover letter and resume via email to jobs@vision.org.au

SUPPORTER ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Work Type: Full Time
Classification: Communications, marketing, fundraising, engagement, management, advocacy, campaigns
Sector: Not for profit
Location: Brisbane
Job Posted on: 15 February 2017
Applications Close: 20 March 2017

About you

  • You are highly capable and experienced in Supporter Communications and Engagement for Non-profit organisations with a strong track record of successful fundraising through traditional and new media channels.
  • You have solid experience in managing printing, publications and digital media.
  • You are energized and excited by the opportunity to take on a broad portfolio of fundraising strategies in a vibrant organisation, working to transform the lives of Australians by providing them with trusted Christian media to grow in their faith.
  • You are hard-working, hands-on, regularly show initiative and can-do attitude.
  • You are confident and capable engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • You are comfortable working in a Christian organisation that respects and works with people of a wide range of Christian faith backgrounds.

About Vision Christian Media

Vision Christian Media is a non-profit charity that has been working hard to bring the good news of the Gospel to Australia since 1986. Under our old name of UCB Australia, we were a key driver in establishing over 30 independent Christian Community radio stations during the 1990s before we became a broadcaster and publisher ourselves. And haven’t we grown since then!

Now, hundreds of thousands of Aussies across the country turn to us daily for encouragement, good company, support and biblical perspective. Helping them connect faith to their life. https://vision.org.au/about-us/

Our ministries (products) include:

  • Vision Christian Radio
  • The Word for Today (devotional and magazine)
  • Vision 180 (Youth devotional, magazine and radio)
  • Vision Christian Prayer (prayer support line)
  • Vision Christian Store
  • Vision Christian Tours

Position Summary

The position is responsible for the development and execution of the Supporter Engagement Strategy which incorporates Fundraising through relationship development and communications (through a variety of channels), new supporter acquisition, advocacy, major donor relations, corporate donations, grant solicitation, and in-kind resources.

It is also responsible for the logistics and editorial quality control of printed and electronic publications such as The Word for Today, Vision 180 Magazine, Vision Today, etc. Responsible for the provision of graphic design services to other teams with a strong service focus.

Our target audience is active in their Christian faith. The successful applicant will have a strong understanding of faith through their own experience so as to resonate with our audience.

Position Description

ESSENTIAL Qualifications/Knowledge/Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of communications, fundraising, marketing and media strategies and campaigns with community, not for profit, private and/or public sector organisations and other stakeholders.
  • Experience working in donor relations, donor stewardship, event planning and communications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area.
  • Strong communication, organisational and time management skills focused in planning, implementation and collaboration.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a medium size team of staff and 3rd party vendors and/or contractors (minimum of three years of responsible leadership experiences in management or supervisory positions).
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices relevant to the role.
  • Mature in understanding and application of Christian faith.

DESIRABLE Qualifications/Knowledge/Experience

  • Degree in Fundraising Management, Marketing, Media, Communications, Digital Media and/or Business Administration.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Suite, Donor management systems (eg MPX), Adobe Creative Suite and Novell suite.
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking.
  • Ministry experience.
  • Bible college qualification / certificate.

Key Competencies for Performance Development

  • Creative – solution focused, big picture thinker.
  • Evaluation – can gather information, analyse and draw conclusions.
  • Communication – Above average skills required in this area, both verbally and written
  • Completion – Is well organized with focus on completing projects/tasks on time
  • Integrity – Is completely honest. Words and actions are completely consistent
  • Encourager – Makes others feel valued and motivated toward success

Personal Attributes

  • Cheerful manner, Logical thinker, Organised, Inquiring mind, Creative, Team player

Other Requirements

  • Own transport
  • Work will predominantly take place in the office however some travel or out-of-office work may be required from time to time.

How to apply

Successful applicants must align to our Mission, Vision, Values and Core beliefs. (https://vision.org.au/core-beliefs)

This is more than just a job, it’s a ministry opportunity. If you tick all the boxes, then email your CV and any supporting documents to:

Elizabeth Torres-Russell
Chief Development Officer
Vision Christian Media
jobs@vision.org.au

Applications Close:  20 March 2017

 

Volunteer Roles

PRAYER LINE TEAM

Brisbane based, Ongoing

Do you have a heart for prayer, an ability to listen and a compassion for people in need?  Serving in our prayer call centre can be a very rewarding and fulfilling experience as you help people bring their needs to God. Anyone with a caring heart can be part of our prayer team – we’re not a counselling or advice service, it is simply about listening to and praying with people in need, asking God for His help or thanking Him for what He has already done.

Our prayer service operates Monday to Saturday 9 am – 9 pm QLD time. As a volunteer you will be part of a team, rostered on a 4 hour shift on a weekly/fortnightly basis depending your availability.

Training and support is provided. Computer literacy for this role is helpful but not essential. Applicants should have a sound Christian faith and align with our Mission, Vision, Values and Core Beliefs.

For more information or to express an interest, please use the form on this page or call 1800-00-777-0.

PARTNERSHIP SERVICES TEAM

Brisbane based, Ongoing with flexible hours

Vision is powered by a sizeable support community and our Partnership Services team spend their day facilitating their support, responding to calls, letters and emails, processing donations and more. Our supporters feel that we are their friends, because we treat them that way! The team has a strong service and ministry focus and sometimes find themselves praying over the phone with someone who has a need, in between administrative tasks.

Our aim is to provide excellent customer service by exceeding expectations, always endeavouring to respond to each one of our supporters as representatives of Christ.

We are currently looking for volunteers with good computer literacy and excellent communication skills. Hours are flexible and dependant upon availability.

Applicants should have a sound Christian faith and align with our Mission, Vision, Values and Core Beliefs.

For more information or to express an interest, please use the form on this page or call 1800-00-777-0.

HOSPITALITY TEAM

Brisbane based, Occasional

It’s amazing how much difference good food and hospitality can make to an event!

Our Hospitality/Catering Team assisting with the preparation, serving and cleanup of food during events held at our premises. Volunteers will need to have a good understanding of hygiene procedures, the ability to be able to work as a team or on their own, and be able to communicate well with others. Volunteers need be available on an occasional basis, and usually during office hours.

Successful applicants will align to our Mission, Vision and Values.

For more information or to express an interest, please use the form on this page or call 1800-00-777-0.

Brisbane based, Ongoing with flexible hours

We are looking for volunteers who can make our office sparkle and shine. Being part of this team, you will assist with spring cleaning type activities, from the occasional dusting of forgotten shelves to the keeping our meeting rooms bright and presentable. Whether you have just a few hours once a week, month or even on a casual basis and a heart to serve, we would love to hear from you.

Successful applicants will align to our Mission, Vision and Values.

For more information or to express an interest, please use the form on this page or call 1800-00-777-0.