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Vocational Placement - Marketing and Communications

CheckUP Australia

The Vocational Placement Student will gain experience while assisting the CheckUP Marketing and Communications team implement its ongoing marketing and communication activities, as well as assist with campaign work for Queensland Mental Health Week. Your focus will be on researching, developing, and creating content for CheckUP’s IMPACT magazine, websites, and social media channels.

Desired skills and experiences

  • Undertaking relevant tertiary qualifications (communications, marketing, or journalism)
  • Good writing skills are essential
  • Experience or an interest in social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Later)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Canva and/or Adobe Creative Cloud, WordPress, and/or Campaign Monitor would be highly regarded
  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask, and good organisational abilities

About CheckUP

CheckUP is an independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating healthier communities and reducing health inequities. We believe that every person, regardless of who they are or where they live has the right to access healthcare closer to where they live.

We design and facilitate the delivery of efficient and effective healthcare solutions close to home for those who need it most. As experts in made-to-order health programs, we connect the right people and organisations to deliver a range of innovative healthcare services for hard-to-reach individuals and communities. Our services and initiatives support people living in rural and remote geographical areas as well as those with poor access due to social or economic barriers.

CheckUP has a set of core organisational values which are modelled in all our interactions:

  • Excellence – We are solutions focused and results driven to meet the needs of our customers.
  • Collaboration – We are proactive in building long term, mutual and respectful partnerships with external organisations
  • Innovation – We are forward thinking; we embrace change and seize opportunity
  • Integrity – We are transparent and honest in our actions and invest in socially responsible solutions.
  • Compassion – We act with care and consideration in all our interactions: everyone matters.

How to apply

CheckUP values having a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with experience living or working in rural areas. We welcome applications from people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and workers of all ages. Applications should include:

  • A cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience. Let us know why you would like to join our small team and what you would like to get out of the Vocational Plancement opportunity.
  • Your CV.
  • Portfolio of any previous work is desirable but not essential.

If you are the preferred candidate we may ask for contact details of two referees (preferably one from your most recent employer/lecturer/tutor), and a national police check and evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.

Applications close on Friday 27 May. Please do not delay your application as recruitment may close early if a great candidate is identified.

For more information

For a copy of the Position Description, or to discuss the Vocational Placement opportunity further, please contact CheckUP’s Communications and Marketing Manager Lisa Maynard via

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.