General Manager Business Development and Brand

Job title : General Manager Business Development and Brand
Location : Queensland
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Jill Henderson
Contact email :
Job reference : 1486396
About the Organisation
Carers Queensland is the peak body representing unpaid family and community carers in Queensland, as well as being the largest provider of Local Area Coordinator services for the NDIS in Australia. They respond to the unique and changing needs of the 533,200 carers across the state and those they care for, as well as tens of thousands of people with disability. Carers Queensland started as the Queensland Council of Carers and established its head office in Camp Hill, Brisbane in 1989. Since then, they have given carers a voice, and champion equal rights and opportunities for carers and people with disability. They are dedicated to making life better.

About the Position
The General Manager Business Development and Brand is a newly scoped role reporting to the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer at Carers Queensland. This senior leadership role will oversee marketing, communications, new business development, tender identification, partnership opportunities and new business stream incubation. This includes overseeing the Carers Queensland RTO. A diverse and challenging role, the mandate is to diversify revenue streams for growth, elevate existing brand and marketing activations, and grow new business ideas from potential to realisation.

This business-critical role requires strategic relationship management with a diverse range of stakeholders including government, NFP’s, industry partners, the Board, external funders and internal peers and colleagues. Success in this role will see this General Manager plan for growth, optimise existing teams and activities for better outcomes, identify and deliver new business opportunities and build brand and reputation across Queensland.

About the Person
We are seeking an impressive operational and strategic business development and brand leader who has previously managed a large portfolio within the government or not-for-profit sector delivering health and/or community services. A track record of identifying and delivering new tenders to build business and revenue streams, strategic brand and marketing optimisation and creating highly engaged teams in a complex and regulated environment is essential for this position.  An ability to work at pace, be intellectually curious and alignment to organisational values of Integrity, Respect, Diversity, Empowerment and Adaptability will be highly regarded, as will relevant lived experience.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion and/or a copy of the candidate information pack please contact Jill Henderson on 0412 344 468 or