CAREERS

Careers

Business Support Officer

  • Are you dynamic and proactive with excellent attention to detail?
  • Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment?
  • Would you like to work in a community organisation that is leading Australia’s efforts to end HIV transmission?

Australia’s national peak HIV organisation, the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO), is looking for a Business Support Officer to provide high quality business support to the organisation.

The Business Support Officer will be responsible for providing support to the organisation, including, but not limited to finance, administration, human resources and supporting the financial requirements of AFAO’s international projects. The position plays a critical role in supporting AFAO to achieve its goals of leading Australia’s community response to HIV.

The Business Support Officer reports directly to the Manager, Business Operations.

About AFAO

AFAO is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia, Asia and the Pacific.  AFAO’s members are the AIDS Councils in each state and territory; the National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA); the Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL); Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance (ANA); and Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association. AFAO’s affiliate member organisations – spanning community, research and clinical workforce – share AFAO’s values and support the work we do.

Our member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intesex communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Our close connections with our communities provide us with rapid intelligence on changes in Australia’s HIV epidemic, allow us to mobilise and respond quickly and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, research and clinical partners.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Minimum two years’ general accounting and office administration experience, preferably within not-for-profit sector.
  • Post-Secondary qualification in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • Previous experience and proficiency working with accounting packages.
  • Good understanding of accounting principles including accrual accounting, reconciliations, general ledgers, payroll management and preparedness to learn more complex functions and principles
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to use own initiative and handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work well both within a team environment and autonomously.
  • High level of organisational and coordination skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • High degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy.
  • Customer service orientation.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience with the accounting system ‘XERO’.
  • Exposure to online banking, including overseas transfers.

The successful applicant will have an understanding of and commitment to AFAO’s communities.

To apply for this position, please first download a copy of the Position Description. Your application should include a document addressing the skills and experience listed in the Job Description, and your CV including three referees, two of which must be professional. Applications can be submitted to Renee Parker at rparker@afao.org.au.

This position is full-time and based in Newtown, Sydney. AFAO provides attractive benefits and salary packaging.

Applications close:  close of business, Tuesday 31 July 2018. 

For more information on AFAO – www.afao.org.au. To discuss the position, please contact Sarita Ghimire, Manager, Business Operations, on 02 9557 9399 or at sghimire@afao.org.au.

Manager, Digital Campaigns

  • Are you a recognised leader in campaign development?  
  • Are you a critical thinker with a solutions-focussed approach?
  • Do you want to make a difference by working in the community organisation that’s leading Australia’s efforts to end HIV?

With significant new funding, the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations is looking for a Manager to lead the development of digital campaigns that support AFAO’s mission of working together to end HIV transmission and reduce its impacts.

The Manager, Digital Campaigns will make a critical contribution to this mission by leading the planning, development and implementation of digital campaigns and health promotion that increases knowledge, awareness, and access to health care and prevention, including HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).  The position will work with community-based organisations and external providers, including advertising, digital marketing and market research agencies and consultants.

AFAO’s health promotion programs and campaigns are informed by the needs of our communities and designed to be implemented both nationally and locally.  There is a strong emphasis on creating campaigns which can be further localised as required.

The Manager, Digital Campaigns, reports directly to the CEO.

Our member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Our close connections with our communities provide us with rapid intelligence on changes in Australia’s HIV epidemic, allow us to mobilise and respond quickly and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, research and clinical partners.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Outstanding knowledge of customer-centric campaign planning and development, particularly awareness, education and behaviour change campaigns. (Knowledge of health promotion is welcome but not mandatory).
  • Extensive knowledge of online communications (websites, online advertising, digital marketing, search engine marketing, search engine optimisation, social media etc).
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in the implementation of key evaluation methodologies pertinent to awareness, education and behaviour change campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to contract and collaborate with market research, advertising, digital and other professional agencies.
  • Strong leadership, management and collaboration capability with a proven track record of inspiring others and exercising influence to achieve organisational goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and provide high-level advice and analysis regarding social/behavioural research.
  • Knowledge of or personal/professional affinity and values with the target audience of the education campaign, including gay men. (Knowledge of HIV and STI issues is welcome but not mandatory).
  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in advertising, digital marketing, communications, health promotion, health education, community education, public health, social sciences, or a similar field.

The successful applicant will have an understanding of and commitment to AFAO’s communities.

To apply for this position, please first download a copy of the Position Description. Your application should include a document addressing each of the skills and experience listed in the Job Description, and your CV including three referees, two of which must be professional. Referees will not be contacted without your approval. Applications can be submitted to Renee Parker at rparker@afao.org.au.

This position is based in Newtown, Sydney. The position is full-time (35 hours per week) and will be offered for a two-year period, on a contract basis, with the possibility of extension. AFAO provides attractive benefits and salary packaging.

 

Applications close: noon, Wednesday 1 August 2018.

For more information on AFAO – www.afao.org.au. To discuss the position, please contact Lisa Ryan on 0419 228 180 or at Hecate.Consulting@outlook.com