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Reference Number 11623
Position Title Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Hummingbird House
Location Hummingbird House K-ESS
Classification Salaried Staff - Position Level 04 (Without Car)
Hours per Fortnight 60
Position Summary

Marketing and Communications Coordinator 
Hummingbird House


Wesley Mission Queensland is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see & WMQ is also the operational partner for Queensland's only children's hospice, Hummingbird House and the Youngcare Apartments at Sinnamon Village and Coomera. 


Hummingbird House operates as a medically supported 'home away from home' for children affected by a life limiting condition, and their families. The stand alone purpose built facility offers 8 guest in care suites, 5 family accommodation units, and a unique care at the end of life suite.

Underpinned by the notion of creating a 'warm embrace' for children and their families, the multidisciplinary team provides 24/7hr scheduled and emergency specialist care short break stays; pain and symptom management; care at the end of life; and psychosocial support programs for the whole family. With strong connections locally, nationally and internationally with specialist paediatric palliative care services, Hummingbird House is an integrated community based service delivering flexible child and family centred care. To find out more visit

Hummingbird House is operated by Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ).


As Marketing and Communications Coordinator you will  develop, support, and coordinate marketing, communications, and media activities for Hummingbird House. Working as part of the Hummingbird House Fundraising and Marketing team, your role will be to: support Hummingbird House fundraising activities, enhance the profile of Hummingbird House, and connect the wider community to the mission and vision of Hummingbird House. 

This is a permanent part-time position.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the principles, Vision, Values and Mission of the organisation.
  • Develop and coordinate marketing and communication strategies for Hummingbird House, and deliver Hummingbird House marketing campaigns and activities.
  • Develop and deliver strategies to build the Hummingbird House brand to ensure consistency at all touch points, and increased awareness in the broader community.
  • Produce engaging content for Hummingbird House internal and external communication platforms across a variety of channels including print, online, social media and traditional media. 
  • Manage the Hummingbird House website and social media platforms.
  • Identify and secure positive media coverage opportunities for Hummingbird House. This includes production of media releases, media pitches, and coordination of media interviews and opportunities.
  • Assist with the coordination of photography and filming for marketing and fundraising purposes. This includes research, interviews, script writing, and supporting editing and production.
  • Support Hummingbird House marketing and fundraising events, including: promotional activities, production of collateral, media coverage, and photography / videography.
  • Assist with Hummingbird House fundraising campaigns, with particular emphasis on supporting the individual giving program.
  • Coordinate all aspects of collateral production across Hummingbird House, including development, copywriting, design, and printing / production. This including supporting the development of Hummingbird House merchandise.
  • Assist in the implementation of any required issues management or crisis communication for Hummingbird House
  • Other marketing, and communications related tasks as required by the Fundraising and Marketing Manager of Hummingbird House.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.

Previous applicants need not apply. 


For more information, please contact Tamara Smith, Fundraising and Marketing Manager, Hummingbird House on (07) 3621 4365 or 


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Willingness to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the organisation and campaign objectives.
Essential: A minimum of 3 years experience in a marketing or communications role, with a proven track record of delivering marketing strategies and campaigns.
Contact Person Tamara Smith
Contact Number (07) 3621 4365
Contact Email
Closing Date 15/10/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.