[ASC-list] Positions available: Solar Cities rollout, Moreland Energy Foundation

Aerious Consultancy (Tiki) aerious at lostrealm.com
Wed Dec 10 02:11:40 UTC 2008

Passed on from Moreland Energy Foundation: three communicators sought.
Position descriptions copied below the main email.


Positions Available: Moreland Solar City

We are excited to let you know that the Moreland Solar City initiative has
now been fully funded and will commence immediately. The Australian
Government will provide $4.9 million as part of a $10 million package to
initiate a range of specific and practical programs in the City of
Moreland. As a direct result of the resources provided by the Federal
Government, the State Government, Moreland City Council and the
Brotherhood of St Laurence:
·         5000 households, 500 businesses and  50 community organisations
will be directly supported with information and advice, access to rebates
and packaged services to initially reduce their greenhouse gas emissions
by 20% by 2010
·         1000 energy efficiency audits and retrofits for low income
households will assist families reduce energy use and avoid increasing
energy costs.

Also, with a focus on central Coburg, Moreland Solar City will develop and
deliver small-scale distributed power generation, large scale energy
efficiency, environmentally sustainable building designs, low energy use
and low impact construction on a scale not seen in Melbourne before. It is
set to become a national and international example of how urban
development can meet the challenges of a carbon constrained future.

Moreland Energy Foundation is currently recruiting a number of key
sustainability-based roles. Interested individuals are encouraged to
submit their resume, together with a cover letter specifying why they
would be a suitable candidate for a particular role or roles. 
Applications will be received until COB Monday 22 December.

For further information about the roles or to discuss the Moreland Solar
City project, contact Bruce Thompson at MEFL on 03 9381 1722

Best regards and thanks,

Paul Murfitt

Paul Murfitt
Chief Executive Officer

Moreland Energy Foundation Limited ABN 72 095 439 160
Level 1, 233 Sydney Road, Postal Address: PO Box 276 Brunswick Victoria 3056
Phone: 03-9381 1722  Fax: 03-9381 1733
Mobile : +61 401 990 273


Communications & Engagement Manager CEM102
Purpose of role:
The focus of this role is to lead and manage a small team of specialist
communications and community engagement staff. The Communications and
Engagement Manager will develop and direct the implementation of our
organisation’s communications platform and community engagement strategy.

The ideal candidate will have:
· Experience in community engagement, strategic communications and staff
· The ability to determine tailored communications strategies relating to
a range of specific projects
· Experience in developing a whole of organisation branding and
communications platform
· Demonstrated experience in dealing with and managing a range of media
· Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
· Relevant tertiary qualifications

Applicants should be self-motivated leaders who can develop and direct the
implementation of our organisation’s communications platform and community
engagement strategy. They will have at least 6 years relevant work
experience. They may come from a range of backgrounds including community
based organisations, not-for-profit, government, corporate or agency
sectors. This is a senior role in our organisation and attracts a salary
of approximately $60,000 per annum.

Communications & Media Specialist CMS108
Purpose of role:
The primary focus of this role is to promote the profile and awareness of
MEFL and its services within the diverse Moreland community. A key focus
will be the development and expansion of MEFL’s current membership and
contacts base, as will be the coordination of MEFL communications within
the community. The Specialist will work in a small team to ensure that
MEFL’s communications are clear, consistent and convincing.

The ideal candidate will have:
· Experience in developing and delivering effective marketing and
promotional plans
· The ability to network within the community and further expand MEFL’s
membership base
and our engagement with members
· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and within diverse
· Demonstrated experience in establishing and developing partnerships with
· Strong computer skills across a range of programs
· Excellent written and verbal communication with a high level of
attention to detail
· Strong public speaking, media and advocacy skills and be able to
contribute to the
strategic direction
· Relevant tertiary qualifications are required and possibly a post
graduate qualification

Suitable candidates must be adept at developing and delivering effective
promotional programs. They will be comfortable managing a budget and
co-coordinating a variety of communications. They may come from a range of
backgrounds including community-based organisations, not-for-profit,
government, corporate or agency sectors. This will be a challenging role
at a time of organisational growth for MEFL. The salary will be
approximately $50,000.

Project Support Worker – Communications SWC107
Purpose of role:
MEFL is about to commence a large scale community engagement campaign and
requires a project support worker to work with a small team of
communications and engagement specialists. The Project Support Worker –
Communications will support a variety of outreach and engagement projects
with a diverse range of participants from across the community.

The ideal candidate will have:
· Experience in community engagement with a strong emphasis on project work
· Superior organising and administrative skills and the ability to
complete tasks with limited direct supervision
· The ability to coordinate with key stakeholders the general community,
speakers and other in organising seminars, workshops and events
· Excellent liaison skills and great written and verbal communication
· An ability to use the internet and other strategies to promote awareness
of and engagement in MEFL initiatives
· A passion for sustainability and a desire to learn

Suitable candidates will hold relevant tertiary qualifications and have
had experience working on community projects. They may come from a range
of backgrounds including community-based organisations, not-for-profit,
government, corporate or agency sectors.
This role is an ideal opportunity to support and learn about best practice
behavior change programs in action. A salary of $44,000 is offered.

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