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Events and Marketing Administration Assistant

  • Looking for a way to give back to your community?
  • A fantastic opportunity to provide administration support to local fundraisers within your community!

CCNSW Diversity and Inclusion statement

Cancer Council NSW is an inclusive place to volunteer and work. We embrace diversity, celebrate our differences, and inspire each person to be their authentic self at work. As we strive to represent the communities we serve, we welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other diverse groups. As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, please get in touch with us.

Outline of the role:

This role provides general administration assistance to the local community office as well as specific support at fundraising events. Campaigns such as Do it For Cancer, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea and The Longest Day Golf Challenge which are major Cancer Council fundraisers. 

The Events Administration Assistant undertakes administrative duties including writing and mailing letters, answering phones, preparation and distribution of information kits, entering data into a database and on site event assistance.

Key accountabilities include:

General administration tasks including customer service, reception, postage, filing documents, preparing certificates and fundraising information packs.
Social media management. 
Database Management with an inhouse CRM. This includes data entry, running reports and updating records. 
Maintain adequate supplies for events as appropriate.
On location event support and assistance. 
Contribute to process improvement.
Conduct outgoing calls to event participants and cold calling businesses.
Design marketing collateral as required.
Liaise with internal and external key stakeholders. 
Manage the return of event documents and equipment.
Organise equipment and/or materials to assist in fundraising and raising awareness where required.
Manage documentation for events.
Maintain sound knowledge of Cancer Council NSW Fundraising Guidelines.

Our ideal volunteer will have:

Experience working in an office environment. 
Demonstrated administration and social media management skills.
Excellent communication and time management skills and exceptional attention to detail.
Friendly and pleasant manner with tidy presentation.
Ability to use Microsoft Office package, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel.
Ability to quickly learn new computer systems and adhere to established data entry standards.
Common sense and initiative.
Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
Pleasant phone demeanour.
Flexibility and availability to attend Cancer Council and third-party fundraising events if required.

Benefits of the role for the volunteer:

Supporting cancer patients and their families
Volunteering for a great organization working toward a cancer-free future 
Making a real difference for local people affected by cancer
Great networking opportunity
Access to our benefits, including a 15% discount at our retail stores across NSW, exclusive health insurance benefits and much more.

Key Values for Volunteers:

Our values influence the work that we do, and the way we work with our colleagues and with our community.

Innovation - Seek and embrace the best
Responsibility - Be accountable for our results and resources
Courage - Speak out and step up
Collaboration - Work together to achieve our goals

How to apply:

Why wait! Apply online by clicking on APPLY and submit your cover letter and resume! 

You will need to create an account to apply for this volunteer position if you don’t have one already.
Please note, the health and safety of our people is a priority for us, to access our workplaces our employees and volunteers are required to be up to date with their COVID vaccination, proof of vaccination will be required to attend interviews. 

For further information regarding this role, please contact Gemma Pedri , Community Relations Coordinator, on 02 4923 0702.
Cancer Council NSW is committed to promoting diversity in the workplace. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged and welcomed.




Events and Marketing Administration Assistant

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