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Brooker Consulting
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (remote)
20 days ago


  • Promoting innovation in mental health service delivery

EMDRAA is the national peak body for Australia’s growing number of therapists using EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) therapy. EMDR is recommended by leading bodies including World Health Organisation (WHO) and Phoenix Australia as a frontline treatment for psychological trauma, and is also funded under Medicare as a Focussed Psychological Strategy.

Working with the Board, your brief is to facilitate the promotion of EMDR therapy, advocate on behalf of members, support accreditation processes and deliver a program of events, training and continuous professional development. 

This opportunity calls for an outstanding association specialist with exceptional business savvy, gravitas and emotional intelligence.

To apply - Please view the Position Profile on under Current Opportunities and click on “Apply for Job” attaching a tailored CV (Word version) by 5pm Monday 25 September or call Jeremy Wurm on 0419 529 525 or Lesley Lightfoot on 0429 381 277, to enquire.


  • Strategic Leadership: The CEO is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan of the organisation, setting objectives, goals, and initiatives that align with the vision and mission of EMDRAA.
  • Financial Management: The CEO is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the organisation, ensuring that budgets are met, and financial targets are achieved. This includes overseeing fundraising, grant applications, financial reporting, and compliance with relevant financial regulations.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: The CEO is responsible for managing relationships with key stakeholders, including members, donors, government agencies, and the wider This involves developing and maintaining effective communication channels, managing partnerships, and building trust and credibility with stakeholders.
  • Governance and Compliance: The CEO is responsible for ensuring that the organisation complies with all relevant laws, regulations, and governance standards. This includes ensuring that the organisation's constitution is up to date, managing board meetings, and overseeing compliance with ACNC and ASIC requirements.
  • People Management: The CEO is responsible for managing the organisation's staff, including recruitment, retention, and professional development. This includes creating a positive workplace culture, managing employee performance, and ensuring the organisation has the necessary skills and resources to achieve its objectives.
  • Operational Management: The CEO is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organisation, including program delivery, facilities management, and risk management. This involves ensuring that the organisation has effective systems and processes in place and that it operates efficiently and effectively.
  • Other duties as directed by the Board to lead EMDRAA through its next phase of growth and sustainability.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70645958
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Location:
    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia
  • Position Title: CEO
  • Company Name For Job: Brooker Consulting
  • Industry: Association
  • Job Function: Executive-director-ceo
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: 130,000.00 - 150,000.00 Australian Dollars (Yearly Salary)

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