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Talent Attraction Coordinator - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Apply now Job no: 984587
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Human Resources

About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 155 years.

Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more.

We're generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking a brilliant Talent Attraction Coordinator passionate about talent acquisition to join our national team on a 6 month fixed term contract!

Reporting to the GM - Talent Attraction & Volunteering, and working closely with our Talent Attraction Business Partners, you’ll get to provide best-practice talent attraction administration and support to our geographically dispersed not-for-profit organisation.

This fast-paced, high-volume and varied opportunity will see you working across a variety of recruitment portfolios (assisting 30-40 vacancies) and contributing to a range of talent attraction projects, continuous improvement/reporting activities and exciting talent initiatives.

At Mission Australia, no two days are the same, so a growth-mindset, a creative and customer-centric approach, self-motivation, flexibility and stellar administration and people skills will see you thrive in this ever-changing matrixed environment.

Requirements for Success

  • Experience as a candidate resourcer and/or supporting a large talent acquisition team
  • Tertiary qualifications ideally in human resources or a related field is desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple stakeholders, tasks and timelines effectively
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and experience using Application Tracking Systems (ideally PageUp)
  • An articulate, professional and friendly manner with strong written and verbal communication skills over the phone, in person and via writing

Culture & Benefits

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences, opportunities for advancement and the chance to help Australians in need. We have an innovative and friendly culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.


To ensure our employees feel valued, supported and celebrated, we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Salary packaging of $15,900 in tax-free pay per year (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted childcare rates with participating centres
  • Parental leave and the ability to purchase additional annual leave  
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Volunteering opportunities

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For more information, feel free to view the Job Description via Talent Attraction Coordinator PD.pdf. Please note, as part of our Employment screening process, you will also be required to undertake a National Criminal History Check.

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 16th December 2018.

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Please be advised Mission Australia does not accept unsolicited resumes. Mission Australia will not recognise an entitlement to an introduction or placement fee unless the Agency has been briefed by a member of the Recruitment team on a specific position for which we have requested candidates. Note we are not considering additions to our list of Panel Suppliers.

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