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Australian water association
PO Box 222, St Leonards NSW 1590
Tel: 1300 361 426

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  • Current Vacancies

    National Manager - Marketing and Membership

    Build an exciting and rewarding career and contribute to solutions to the water challenges facing all Australians. The Australian Water Association is Australia's leading membership association for water professionals and organisations.

    Our mission is to foster knowledge, understanding and advancement in sustainable water management – its science, practice and policy – through advocacy, collaboration and professional development.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop, deliver and manage business wide marketing plans and associated budgets 
    • Manage membership marketing developing effective acquisition and retention strategies to achieve net growth and revenue targets
    • Lead the development of online business strategy to deliver innovative solutions and positive net revenue
    • Develop a comprehensive organisation wide digital engagement strategy 
    • Manage marketing strategies for AWA's major events and exhibitions to achieve targeted attendance and revenues 

    Skills & Experience 


    • Relevant degree in Marketing or Business with a focus on Digital environments. 
    • 5 to 8 years' experience in marketing roles with at least 3 years as a lead marketing manager. 
    • Hands-on experience with devising marketing plans and strategies including budgeting and market analysis for delivering new business. 
    • Experience managing teams and translating insights from analysis to executing and evaluating campaigns using a number of different media. 
    • Proven high level marketing experience gained within the membership, on-line and e-commerce product space. 
    • Demonstrated history of digital transformation that has delivered business success through customer/member acquisition and retention, increased market share and sales revenue 
    • Knowledge of and experience with membership related market research, project planning, and campaign evaluation. 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including oral and written, and a commitment to excellence in customer service. 

    For more information download the full Position Description or contact Ian Jarman on 02 9436 0055. There is no specific closing date and applications will be assessed as received.




    What is our Culture? How do we do things at AWA?

     AWA members, employees and stakeholders share a set of values to help guide behaviours in terms of how we treat each other as well as those in the broader community. These values are part of the AWA culture,

    In everything the Association does, we will:

    • Respect and respond to the needs of our members and stakeholders, striving to continually improve the quality of our services.
    • Be open and accessible, fair and equitable, acting with honesty and integrity, building trust and confidence.
    • Acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of our members, volunteers and employees.
    • Encourage a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and inclusiveness to build enduring relationships and unity.
    • Be creative, innovative, agile and change oriented.
    • Do what is best for our members and community for a sustainable water future.

    Exciting career opportunities...

    Australia is leading the world in adapting to a rapidly drying climate, therefore our water industry is experiencing a period of change and expansion. The industry is growing and it is anticipated that there will be approximately $30 billion invested in infrastructure over the next ten years.

    There is a unique advantage for Australia's current and future water workers:


    • There will be demand for 40,000 new water workers by 2018 according to research reports AND
    • The reputation of Australia's water workers has led to increasing international demand for their expertise

    Careers in water can also offer the following benefits:

    • Career stability
    • Training
    • Flexibility
    • Good working conditions
    • Challenging and satisfying work
    • A whole world of opportunity


    For more information about careers or to search for job opportunities in the water sector, visit the H2Oz careers in water website.