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Current Employment Opportunities

Position Vacant: Digital Project Coordinator, NEDC

Experienced individual wanted for a significant digital project in a leading Australian NGO on an Australian Government initiative. 

  • Contract position to 30th June 2017
  • Full time (Will consider 4 days per week)
  • Salary  $68,000 - $75,000 p/a (pro rata if part time)
  • Located at Butterfly House, Crows Nest, NSW

The person we seek!

The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) is an Australian Government initiative. Our primary purpose is to develop and maintain a nationally consistent approach and make evidence-based information more accessible, in order to improve the prevention, early intervention and management of eating disorders across Australia. The NEDC is managed by the Butterfly Foundation.

You are a vibrant person who can hit the ground running.  A skilled communicator, you are used to a forward facing role. You possess tertiary qualifications in media and/or communications, marketing, science communication, health promotion or similar, with at least two years’ relevant work experience. You are a skilled project coordinator, digitally savvy and have experience engaging with a range of stakeholders. But more than this, you care where you work and you want to work somewhere that makes a real difference.

The position of the Digital Project Coordinator, NEDC is to project manage the delivery of the new NEDC website by the end of June 2017 and to coordinate liaison with key stakeholders and external providers. This role will be instrumental in the management of day-to-day planning and implementation of the project to ensure project deliverables are achieved on time, on budget and within scope.

This role is for a fixed term, full time contract position until 30th June 2017, with the possibility of an extension. Part time (4 days per week) may be considered for the right candidate.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

Candidates must possess the following skills and/or knowledge: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in media and/or communications, marketing, science communication, health promotion or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of web development and familiar with the principles of screen responsive web design, accessibility and usability.
  • Demonstrated experience in using and understanding content management systems, Google Analytics and email direct marketing platforms such as Campaign Monitor and Mail Chimp. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Demonstrated experience in contributing to the maintenance of websites.
  • Well-developed organisational and project management skills with a keen eye for detail especially when troubleshooting faults.
  • The ability to plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Excellent  interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of a team.
  • Experience in taking technical or scientific information and making it accessible to a wide range of audiences, including the general public, using multiple communication methods and platforms, particularly e-communications and social media platforms.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Understanding of the principles of evidence-based practice and their application in a health communications context.


  • Possess an advanced understanding of eating disorders and are passionate advocates for positive body image.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a mental health setting or an area relevant to our key stakeholders.
  • Are holders of a Working with Children Check.
  • Have experience working in a not-for-profit organisation.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential and desirable) as detailed in the Position Description in a separate letter. 

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at with Subject Title: Digital Project Coordinator, NEDC

Applications close midnight Monday 20th March 2017.

Applications will be assessed as they come in, so keen applicants are advised to submit their applications early.


For enquiries about this position, contact Eliza Charlett on 02 8456 3930 or email   

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