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Content Specialist - RedR Australia

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  • Leading international humanitarian response agency
  • Key Content Specialist role contributing to the communications strategy
  • Twelve-month contract with possibility of extension

The Organisation

RedR Australia is an international humanitarian organisation which contributes to humanitarian responses in the Pacific, Asia and the Middle East and Africa. With offices in Melbourne, Suva (Fiji), and Amman (Jordan), RedR recruits, trains and deploys skilled professionals to work alongside communities to help plan, respond and recover from crisis and/or conflict. RedR Australia maintains a roster of more than 750 technical experts across a range of skill profiles including Information management, protection, humanitarian coordination, public and clinical health, logistics, WASH, and disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management.

Benefits and Culture

Enjoy attractive benefits, a competitive salary package, and investment in your professional development.

The Role

Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Content Specialist works across a small and high performing team to contribute towards the development and implementation of the communications strategy. As the organisation’s editorial brand ambassador, the Content Specialist creates powerful social impact through drafting, editing and producing written content via a variety of RedR Australia’s communication platforms.

Additional duties include:

  • Establishing and nurturing key stakeholder relationships and effective representation
  • Working with key functions to deliver the promotion of Training, Roster and Deployments, Corporate Partners, and organisational events
  • Acting as editorial brand ambassador for the organisation, ensuring consistency of written content
  • Managing the briefing, contracting and deliverables of sub-contractors – photographers, videographers,
  • agencies, graphic designers etc. – when required to deliver on content and products.
  • Coordinating RedR branding and marketing materials eg. merchandise, brochures.

Skills Required

You are a skilled Content Specialist with exceptional written and storytelling capability. Ideally you will have experience working in the international development or NGO space, or share a passion for it.

Additionally, you offer:

  • A solid career working in communications, journalism, marketing, media or a similar discipline
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • A proven record as a self-starter able to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated experience delivering impact storytelling
  • Advanced knowledge of producing content for digital channels and print products
  • Ability to change the tone and focus of new content depending on the audience
  • Willingness to present or undergo a Police Check prior to starting.

If you are a talented storyteller with a commitment to the international development space, please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above, quoting reference 734508. Alternatively, please contact Natalie Brooker on 03 8080 8977 if you have any specific questions.

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