Amaze Social Impact, Purpose and Strategic Directions – Work 2-3 days (negotiable)
Our Social Impact: Amaze aims for a society that i) respects the dignity of every person on the autism spectrum and ii) offers each of them opportunities for meaningful participation and to make a valued contribution.
Our Purpose: We build awareness and understanding of autism. We develop community capacity by working with others to help them value and support people on the autism spectrum and their families.
Outcomes to be achieved by 2040: 1) Community awareness and understanding of autism in Victoria increases over time; 2) Attitudes and behaviours towards people on the autism spectrum by the Victorian community (government, private and social sectors) improves over time; 3) Opportunities for meaningful participation and a valued contribution increase for people on the autism spectrum.
Strategic Activities: Build awareness and increase understanding of autism through media activity to promote facts and dispel myths, World Autism Awareness Day, provision of information and resources. Advocate for positive change through quality, evidence based advice to governments and other organisations on critical issues such as early identification and assessment, education and employment support, disability and community services. Community engagement and capacity building through consultation with the autism community, improving knowledge, skills and capability of individuals and private, public and social organisations.
Position Summary and Overall Scope:
Reporting to the Manager, Community Engagement & Capacity Building, the position will focus on driving new business and sales for Amaze Knowledge. The position will require identifying training / professional development opportunities and building collaborative relationships with current training clients, the disability sector and training partners to generate referrals.
In addition, the position will require setting appointments and meeting with prospective clients, preparing submissions, assisting with sales strategies to achieve monthly training targets for numbers of sessions and budgeted targets, coordinating programs, updating the Amaze CRM and contributing to forward planning to ensure the continued growth of the business. The role operates in a period of change and transition as the NDIS is fully implemented (from mid 2016 to 2020).
Respond to incoming training enquiries/requests from people on the autism spectrum, families/carers and professionals via the Amaze Autism Information Line or Autism Advisor Service.
Amaze Quality Management System (QMS)
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:
Start date – early November. To apply, please send your resume to email@example.com.