Ardoch is proud of its talented and committed staff team

Ardoch is a children’s education charity focused on improving the learning outcomes of children and young people in disadvantaged communities.

Our mission is to increase engagement in education, build aspirations and enhance learning outcomes for children in disadvantaged communities by:

  • Mobilising volunteers and connecting partners to build the capacity of schools and early years services in these communities; and
  • Advocating for, and influencing policy change to reduce inequity in education.

Ardoch works with thousands of children and young people in schools and early years services in Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.

 Ardoch Youth Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values child safety.


We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Communication and marketing co-ordinator

The perfect opportunity for a recent graduate of marketing, communications and/or journalism to make their mark and make a difference for children and young people in disadvantaged communities.

  • Do you want to use your excellent communications and marketing skills to help build brand awareness and drive support for a charity that helps children and young people realise their potential through education?
  • Are you passionate about creating and developing strong content that engages supporters and media?
  • Do you bring initiative, drive, creativity and energy to work every day?

If so, we would love to meet you!

Ardoch is seeking a Communications and Marketing Co-ordinator to play a key role in the planning and implementation of Ardoch’s Communications and Marketing Plan and support our fundraising, marketing and engagement Strategy.

Reporting to the National Fundraising and Engagement Manager you will bring the experience and enthusiasm required to plan and oversee Ardoch’s external communications, including brand management, regular online and print newsletters, annual report, marketing collateral, website and social media strategy. You will have creativity, initiative, energy and drive and will understand the effectiveness of different communication channels. You will build positive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including media, to help drive Ardoch’s brand awareness and grow our national profile, ensuring that it translates into real engagement and tangible support.

You will also have the opportunity to train, work with and support volunteers who contribute to Ardoch’s communications and marketing activities and be part of a small but passionate team with an ambitious growth agenda.

You will be based at our central office in Queen Street, Melbourne and benefit from generous employment conditions including up to an additional five days of designated gifted leave per year and salary packaging.
To learn more about Ardoch and the role, please read the Position Description.

For further information, please contact Amy Coote, National Fundraising and Engagement Manager, on 03 9537 2414.

To apply please email your resume, a response to the Leadership Capability Framework and Key Selection Criteria* and the names of three referees to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Applications close at 5pm Friday 25th May.

*Applications that do not respond to the Leadership Capability Framework and Key Selection Criteria will not be considered