Sunday, 21 November 2021
Sunday, 21 November 2021
The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle (Newcastle Anglican) is the overarching body for some well-known Hunter and Central Coast organisations. The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle is located in the state of New South Wales and extends along the coast of the state from Woy Woy to Laurieton and inland to Merriwa and Murrurundi. The cathedral church of the diocese is Christ Church Cathedral in Newcastle. The Diocese serves this geographical region through its 59 parishes, four schools, Samaritans, Anglican Care, Anglican Savings and Development Fund and a number of chaplaincies. They minister people in rural, regional and city areas.
The social welfare arm of the diocese, Samaritans employs staff in areas of disability, youth, children’s and community services. There are many volunteers, many of whom are parishioners, assisting with emergency relief and recycling programs. Anglican Care, aged care services for residents and in the community.
The diocese has four schools – Manning Valley Anglican College, Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College, Scone Grammar School and Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School. The Diocese has a special relationship with Newcastle Grammar School.
Newcastle Anglican is led by the Anglican Bishop of Newcastle. It employs over 2,500 people and engages with over 10,000 people every week through its activities in many sectors and across all ages. With a combined budget of over $225 million it works in aged and disability care, child development and protection, community development, education, and Christian ministry. It is a large property owner through a trustee organisation and operates a religious charitable development fund.
The Director of Brand and Communications is responsible for managing the development, implementation and evaluation of Newcastle Anglican Diocese communications strategies that engage stakeholders and continue to build Newcastle Anglican’s reputation in the Diocese, it’s parishes, agencies and schools.
The role is responsible for developing brand voice and providing timely media and issue management advice to the Bishop, Executive Leadership, and governing bodies, together with providing strategic advice to the Executive Leadership Team regarding communication and engagement with key stakeholders. The role is also responsible for leading internal communications to ensure the alignment and reinforcement of the organisation’s Values and cultural development.
The Director of Brand and Communications leads a team in the delivery of communications, public relations, media liaison, publication and marketing services for the Diocese, parishes, agencies, and schools.
Experience, knowledge & skills
To be successful in this role, you will:
People for Purpose are partnering with Newcastle Anglican to lead the search for this role.
Once you have absorbed this information and done your own research, if you have specific questions, please call us on 0468 625 252 or email [email protected]
To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Newcastle Anglican and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.
Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 21 November 2021