Business Growth and Positioning (BGP) 9

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 9 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 9, you’re an experienced professional with in-depth knowledge of several areas in a relevant discipline such as marketing, communications, fundraising and/or business development. You’ll support the business by undertaking standard professional tasks, including campaigns and projects with thorough and advanced competence.
You will also utilise your relationships and networks in order to do this. Due to your experience, you’ll have a substantial knowledge of relevant industry and business practice and organisation systems, policies and processes, and may also guide less experienced professional staff. 
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 9 role, you will generally have relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience. You will be a fully proficient professional and be expected to undertake regular professional development to increase your knowledge and skill set

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