Business Growth and Positioning (BGP) 7
If you’re interested in a career in marketing, communications, fundraising and/or business development in the disability sector, then Business Growth and Positioning (BGP) is the right place for you! Here you’ll find all you’ll need to know about the BGP 7 roles in this job family.
People in the BGP job family use their professional skills and experience to assist disability service providers to grow and to communicate effectively. There is a diverse range of roles available in the BGP job family such as:
- Business Development Managers
- Fundraising Consultants
- Marketing Consultants
- Communications Specialists
- Brand Managers
- Marketing and Communications Advisers
As a BGP 7, you’ll have a working knowledge of role-related activities in your relevant area such as marketing, communications, fundraising and/or business development. You’ll assist with straightforward tasks associated with plan implementation, campaigns and projects and developing policy and procedures.
You’ll also assist in maintaining and reviewing resources and data, and carry out allocated reporting, documentation and administration tasks. It’s likely that you’re a new graduate who is developing an understanding and the capacity to deliver straightforward professional services.
Qualifications and experience
Even if you don’t have formal qualifications or training in disability, you’ll certainly have other skills, knowledge, capabilities and transferable qualifications and experience that will support you to have a successful and enjoyable career in the disability sector.
Each employer will specify qualification or equivalent experience requirements for particular roles in the Business Growth and Positioning job family.
However, to be considered for a BGP 7 role, you’ll generally need to have a relevant tertiary qualification and/or equivalent knowledge and experience, or a 4 year degree with some experience. As there is always more to learn, you’ll also be expected to undertake regular professional development to increase your knowledge and skill set.
BGP 7 roles are challenging and rewarding. Through your skilled contribution, you’re ensuring that the disability organisation you work for is making a difference to the lives of people with disability.