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Welcome to Mental Health First Aid Australia

Each year 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia is an international not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. Our core work is to develop MHFA courses, and train Instructors to deliver these courses to their communities or workplaces. Our courses teach members of the public how to provide initial help to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received, or the crisis resolves.

Why work with Mental Health First Aid Australia?

Supportive and strongly motivated team
International organisation with 3 million people trained
Modern office space filled with natural light
Generous salary packaging options available
Regular wellbeing activities
Flexible working conditions
Training and skills development offered
Challenging and rewarding work

We are currently
recruiting for

Business Development and Partnerships Manager

Mental Health First Aid Australia is currently seeking a dynamic Business Development & Partnerships Manager who can lead the development and implementation of the national Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia Business Development & Partnerships Strategy.

As part of the Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the functional management of the Marketing & Communications, Workplace Engagement and Community Engagement Teams in this newly created role.

You will be highly motivated and have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of strategies that have increased the profile and strengthened the reputation of the organisations you have worked for through an integrated approach of marketing, communications and relationship development.

To be considered for this position, you will have a minimum of 7 years’ experience managing national marketing, fundraising, community engagement and/or business development functions or teams.

Application Process
Please submit an application via email to ceo@mhfa.com.au attention to Shannon Anderson, Chief Executive Officer by 5pm on 14th February 2020. The application must include a covering letter addressing your interest and experience relevant to the role and a copy of your current CV. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

Workplace Engagement Coordinator

Reporting to the Workplace Engagement Manager, you will be part of a newly formed team that will be responsible for creating, planning and implementing workplace engagement activities that deliver on the national Workplace Engagement Strategy; which includes building the profile of MHFA within Australian workplaces, the promotion of MHFA Instructor Training, MHFAider training and MHFA’s Skilled Workplace Program.

You will be highly motivated and have demonstrated experience in successfully working with medium to large workplaces using a relationship-based approach that supports the development of loyal and highly engaged customers and partner.

You will have demonstrated experience in researching and profiling new business opportunities or market segments, preparing high quality business proposals and you are confident and capable of delivering professional verbal presentations as an organisational representative to a wide variety of audiences.

To be considered for this position, you will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in national workplace engagement or business development roles.

Application Process

Please submit an application via email to ceo@mhfa.com.au attention to Shannon Anderson, Chief Executive Officer by 5pm on 14th February 2020. The application must include a covering letter addressing your interest and experience relevant to the role and a copy of your current CV.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

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