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Campaign Manager - Newcastle


Employer: The Wilderness Society Ltd
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Advocacy & Campaigns, Conservation & Land Management, Environment & Sustainability, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 09 October, 2019.
Applications close: 23 October, 2019.

Are you passionate about the protection of the natural environment and preventing dangerous climate change? This is a permanent part-time (4 days a week) role for a person ready to step into a leadership position and hit the ground running in the final stages of the long-running Pilliga coal seam gas campaign.

The position:

The position contributes to and leads strategic campaigns focused on protecting wilderness and nature and limiting Australia's contribution to climate change through fossil fuel extraction. This is achieved through collaboration across diverse communities and environmental groups, applying expert political and media experience into a campaign, media liaison, public communications, scientific interrogation and political and policy engagement and advocacy. The current campaign priority is to stop the Santos Narrabri Gas Project in the Pilliga forest.

Note: This position will often require work outside of standard 9-5 business hours.

Who we are:

The Wilderness Society is an independent environmental advocacy organisation supported by around 30,000 members. The work we do leverages our strong base to build a mass movement for nature conservation in Australia. Since 1976, we've stood at the forefront of the country's most historic campaigns, including the Franklin River, Fraser Island, Tasmanian Forests and James Price Point in the Kimberley. Today, we're training a new generation of environmental leaders with a sophisticated community organising program, building support for effective and lasting change to our environmental laws.

Australia's natural environment and the life it supports is its great advantage, The Wilderness Society exists to protect it.

The Benefits

Be part of one of Australia’s largest environmental advocacy organisations with over 40 years of success.

We’re committed to looking after our staff by offering:

  • Flexible working conditions
  • Work-life balance
  • Five weeks of annual leave
  • Ethical superannuation
  • Ongoing career and professional development

Salary is $81,148 pro-rata.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

To apply please send a concise cover letter clearly addressing the Selection Criteria and your CV to recruitment@wilderness.org.au using the subject line 'Campaign Manager Newcastle application via EthicalJobs'.

Review the position description for further information and for the selection criteria.

Please note that not adequately addressing the selection criteria will result in your application not being shortlisted.

Applications close COB Wednesday 23 October 2019.

The successful applicant will be required to have the ability to work within Australia.

Supporting materials  Campaign ManagerPD_TWSNewcastle 2019.pdf