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Deputy Community Engagement Director

Out for Australia

For the full Position Description and details on how to apply, see the Out For Australia website.


The Deputy Community Engagement Director will support the National Community Engagement Director in identifying, forming and managing a positive working relationship with key external national organisations such as: ● industry peak bodies/associations; ● community organisations (whether LGBTQIA+ or diversity more generally); and ● university peak bodies/associations.


Establishing relationships [30%]

  • Identify relevant organisations that OFA should form and maintain a relationship with.
  • Initiate and maintain a positive working relationship with the identified organisations.
  • Be an ambassador of Out for Australia’s vision and operational plan and conduct oneself in
  • alignment with Out for Australia’s values, generally and specifically in our relations with external organisations.

Maintaining and building relationships [40%]

Work with identified organisations to:

  • increase awareness of Out for Australia and our offerings amongst their members and
  • followers; and increase participation of identified organisations and their members and followers in Out
  • for Australia’s offerings - predominantly our mentoring program and events.

For each organisation (or group of organisations), consider creative and tangible ways that we can work together to achieve OFA’s vision, that are in line with our strategic plan and with consideration of OFA’s available resources and while working closely with other OFA Teams.

This may include the following: Joint events.

  • Producing communication and marketing materials together.
  • Producing educational resources together.
  • Receiving in-kind sponsorship from these organisations that allow us to further our work.

Support and processes [20%]

  • Develop and manage a clear database of relationships that is accurate, up to date, and easy to
  • understand by the rest of OFA.
  • Work collaboratively with Out for Australia’s National Executive to pass on relationships where
  • required.
  • Draft MOU’s with organisations where required.
  • Provide support to State Community Engagement Liaisons.

General volunteer expectations [10%]

  • Undertake an OFA volunteer induction and role onboarding.
  • Understand and implement OFA’s strategy, vision and mission.
  • Uphold our volunteer code of conduct.
  • Assist with initiatives as required.
You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.