VicSRC Sponsorships and Partnerships Officer

Hours: 3 days (22.8 hours) per week

Remuneration: $33.72 - $36 per hour classified under SCHADS Award at Employment Level 4

Status: 12 month fixed-term contract, with potential to be ongoing subject to funding.

Location: Based in Melbourne CBD, with occasional metropolitan and regional travel in Victoria.


About the Victorian Student Representative Council

The Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC) is the peak body representing school-aged students in Victoria. The VicSRC’s vision is a world where all children and young people have access to education that is student-led, student driven and student focussed. The organisation exists to empower all student voices to be valued in every aspect of education. The VicSRC is auspiced by the Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic). The VicSRC’s core funding comes from the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET).


About the Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic)

The Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) is the peak body and leading policy advocate on young people’s issues in Victoria. YACVic’s vision is that young Victorians have their rights upheld and are valued as active participants in their communities. YACVic is an independent, not-for-profit, member-driven organisation that represents young people (aged 12–25 years) and the sector that works with them.


About the role

This brand new role is an exciting step forward in VicSRC’s long-term sustainability, responsible for developing and maintaining sponsorship agreements to support VicSRC programs and events. You’ll be working with schools, community organisations, philanthropic organisations and local government to support and sustain the ongoing work of student voice.


About the candidate

You will thrive in a dynamic workplace with daily challenges, an abundance of tea and youthful energy. You will have experience in identifying and securing new sponsorship and partnership opportunities and a good understanding of student voice and youth participation framework. Demonstrable experience working in the not-for-profit sector, especially in education or youth engagement, is desirable.


You will have:

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills and experience in managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.

  • A strong commitment to working in partnership with young people.

  • Great initiative and the ability to work autonomously.

  • Commitment to actively contributing to a productive staff team.


You will enjoy:

  • a flexible, disability friendly, family friendly and fun work culture

  • a high degree of autonomy and collegial support

  • sector-leading professional development

  • An abundance of tea, youthful vibes and lots of laughs


Employment conditions

The VicSRC Sponsorships and Partnerships Officer is a YACVic employee.

YACVic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People with disabilities, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position.

YACVic promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people, including those with a disability, those who are Aboriginal or those from refugee or migrant backgrounds. We take child protection very seriously.  All employees are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards, including rigorous background, identity and reference checks. The successful applicant will require a current Working with Children Check and Police Check (costs reimbursed) and must agree to adhere to our child safe policy and code of conduct.


Application Process

Email your application to Nina Laitala, VicSRC Executive Officer at with VicSRC Sponsorships and Partnerships Officer in the subject line.

In order to be considered for this position, you must include:

  • a brief cover letter stating where you saw the job advertised;
  • your resume, including contact details for a minimum of two referees, including your last line manager (we will not contact referees without your permission).
  • a separate document detailing your response to each Key Selection Criteria.


Please click here to download the Position Description as a Word document or a PDF.

You can also download this job ad as a Word document or a PDF.

Only applications that follow the above process will be accepted and considered for interview.

Applications close 9am Friday 29 March 2019 with interviews to be held on Friday 5 April 2019 in Melbourne CBD.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Nina Laitala, VicSRC Executive Officer on 0411 679 050.

NOTE: This role is being readvertised. Applicants from the previous round need not apply again as their existing applications will be automatically considered.

eNews Subscribe

Membership & Partnership 

Join us!