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JFA Purple Orange is an inclusive workplace that offers a range of flexibility for staff. This includes negotiable hours of work, work from home opportunities, salary packaging options and much more. People living with disability are encouraged to apply.


Service Leader - Marketing and Communications

This is a new role with a focus on coordinating communications and marketing activities across the 3 entities within the Julia Farr group. We are a trio of social-profit organisations working to create a world where people who live with disability get a fair go at everything life has to offer. Our group includes:

  • Purple Orange: our disability advocacy and policy agency
  • inhousing: our social landlord, providing accessible homes and assistive technology
  • Julia Farr MS McLeod Benevolent Fund: our grant making fund.

You will be responsible for ensuring a joined-up approach to marketing and communications that levers the value of our amazing content to maximise our reach into the disability community and with stakeholders, strengthening our position as the ‘go to’ voice for authentic inclusion of people living with disability.

You’ll lead a small team working across digital channels and news media. You will plan and lead well-targeted marketing and communications campaigns to broaden engagement in our policy initiatives and to promote our housing vacancies and building expertise, assistive technology services and our grant opportunities.



  • deep commitment to social justice and the advancement of people into lives of valued membership in mainstream community life
  • experience and success in planning and leading a diverse program of communications work across digital communications and media
  • experience and success in setting up and maintaining news media stakeholder relationships
  • a positive approach to achieving good outcomes across the group



  • a purposeful role, where you will see the direct connection between your work and the communities we serve
  • a values-based workplace, where you can be your authentic self
  • flexible working arrangements, whether you’re at home or in our office in Adelaide

Salary packaging options are available and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.


Download the role description (Word Doc, 395KB) for more information. 

For an informal discussion about this role, email Jane Arnott, Strategy Leader Governance and Philanthropy at or call 08 8373 8388.

Please apply via Ethical Jobs, with your CV and a cover letter.


Board Member

We are seeking board members with a genuine commitment to inclusion and disability leadership, who bring professional experience in law, finance, or social policy (particularly advocacy and campaigns), or executive leadership. 

Join us in our mission to create a world where people living with disability get a fair go at what life has to offer.

The Julia Farr group comprises 3 entities, working across policy, research, advocacy, capacity-building, housing, and grant making to advance the life chances of people living with disability.

An exciting opportunity exists for you to join one or more of our three boards and their sub-committees, working alongside a passionate and established change-maker CEO and an outstanding team of non-executive directors in Adelaide, South Australia.

The boards are the Julia Farr Association (known as JFA Purple Orange), inhousing, and the Julia Farr MS McLeod Benevolent Fund. 

Diverse candidates with intersectional identities are encouraged to apply including people living with disability, First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, and people who come from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

If you would like to know more about board vacancies at the Julia Farr group, please contact Jane Arnott, Service Leader Governance and Grants, at

Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please send us your resumé and a cover letter explaining why you’re interested in a board position, and how you feel you would contribute to the board. Please send these to


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