Position: Health Promotion Coordinator

Location: Deakin ACT

Classification: Full time position, with opportunity for part time.

Salary: $75,000 salary package

Applications close: 10 July, 2015

Duration: Starting immediately. Contract until 31 July 2016.

Position summary

FARE is seeking a Health Promotion Project Coordinator to oversee the Women Want to Know campaign. The Women Want to Know campaign encourages health professionals to talk to women about alcohol use and pregnancy. The role will involve promoting the campaign among health professionals.

Key responsibilities

The activities to be undertaken include:

  • Project management of the Women Want to Know campaign and ensuring that the campaign meets its milestones within budget.
  • Liaison with the project funders including providing project updates and reporting against the project milestones.
  • Directly engaging with health professionals and health professional bodies to promote the Women Want to Know campaign through meetings, social media, presentations at conferences, delivery of training and promotion of materials.
  • Determining the most appropriate mechanism for promotion of the campaign, including through direct mail, online and advertisements in journals and newsletter which target GPs and relevant health professionals.
  • Coordinating the development of the campaign evaluation, including leasing with the data custodians and researchers.

Selection criteria

Applicants must have the following:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in health promotion, public health or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of primary health care and public health.
  • High level project management skills, including the capacity to develop, implement and evaluate effective projects.
  • The ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders, and to develop and maintain relationships among health professionals and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a small team.
  • High level oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills.

About The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to stop the harm caused by alcohol. More information about FARE is available here:

FARE offers attractive salary packaging arrangements. Additionally, employees are eligible for fringe benefits tax exemptions up to a tax-free threshold of $15,899.

Applicants should provide a cover letter of no longer than 500 words addressing the selection criteria and attach current CV (four page maximum).

Please submit your application by email to, using the subject line: Health Promotion Coordinator by 5.30 pm on Friday 10 July 2015.

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