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Project Manager Marketing & Communications

 Project Manager Marketing & Communications
Based in Northam
1FTE or 0.8FTE
Contracted until 30 June 2024
Salary range $85,599 - $98,369 pro rata

The Opportunity

If you are looking for an opportunity to get right across marketing, promotion, community activation and stakeholder engagement for an organisation that seeks to truly make a difference in the Wheatbelt, this could be your dream role.

The Project Manager of Marketing & Communications works closely with the Wheatbelt NRM Senior Management Team and plays a pivotal role in driving our communications with key stakeholders and activating the community in Natural Resource Management action.

About You

The ideal candidate will bring energy and commitment to managing communications across a broad range of mediums including fortnightly eNews, website management, media relations and social media platforms. You will develop content, plan and coordinate events, and be committed to maintaining the integrity of our brand.

You will be part of a relatively small but agile not-for-profit that is funded through both State and Commonwealth programs as well as commercial interests. A professional and upbeat personality to engage these stakeholders and an outlook to ‘get the job done’ is highly valued.

You will be an excellent problem solver, have experience working in team environments, and have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in a similar role with a track record of success is essential. Qualifications in marketing and/or Communications are highly desirable, or 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.

Desired skill set includes

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Event Management expertise
  • Social Media management
  • Desk-top Publishing abilities
  • Website CMS (desired)
  • Graphic Design programs (desired) 

Why Wheatbelt NRM?

Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management is an independent, community-based organisation that provides leadership in the management of natural resources of the Avon River Basin of WA. We aim for the sustainable use and enjoyment of the unique natural resources of the Wheatbelt. We are a dynamic, passionate team engaging the Wheatbelt community in the protection and enhancement of our natural environment. 

We have three key streams of activity. The Healthy Environments team works to protect and enhance the Wheatbelt’s biodiversity. The Sustainable Agriculture team focuses on sustainable, resilient agricultural systems and soil health. The Aboriginal NRM Program provides pathways to employment on country through Ranger programs and works to support the Ballardong Elders group to implement the Koort Boodjar – Mia Boodjar Aboriginal NRM Action Plan 2021-2026.

Our vision of a vibrant Wheatbelt community creating healthy environments and livelihoods is driven by our commitment to developing a legacy of community action.

Our benefits include

  • 23 Annual Leave days per year
  • Flexible start and end times
  • Active Workplace Policy that allows for equipment and work time for fitness
  • Working from Home policy conscientious of work-life balance
  • Time off in Lieu for additional days off
  • Annual performance reviews for pay increases
  • Salary Sacrifice opportunities
  • Study Assistance Policy that allows for up-skilling employees

Are you Eligible to Apply?

To be eligible to apply you must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status in Australia, and you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia as part of your application.

You must have a valid Western Australian driver’s license. 

Want to Know More?

 Contact Felicity Gilbert at: or 0436 472 910 for a confidential discussion.

 Ready to Apply?

 Please download the Position Outcome Statement, Selection Criteria and the Application for Advertised Vacancy Form below.

Applications should include:

  • A current resume with at least 2 referees
  •  A cover letter that describes what you can bring to the position and how you fit the selection criteria
  •  A completed Application for advertised vacancy form (below)

Applications go to:

Applications close: 4.00pm Monday 28th November 2022.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. We value and strongly encourage people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our organisation. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of age, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and marital status.


Application Form
17th November 2022
Position Outcome Statement
17th November 2022
Role Description
17th November 2022
Selection Criteria
17th November 2022