- Job posted on: 11th Jun 2021
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When it comes to our environment, the Australian Conservation Foundation has been leading the way in protecting our living world for over half a century.
We are the national environment organisation committed to caring for Australia’s unique and beautiful wildlife and natural world. We’re inclusive, non-partisan and funded by the Australian community.
Whether it’s advocating for the Great Barrier Reef, koalas snoozing in big old trees or for strong climate action, our dedicated community of over 700,000 supporters are constantly working to create a world where forests, rivers, people, and wildlife thrive.
This position will play a critical role in expanding ACF’s influence within Federal and State governments by devising astute strategies and working in partnership with Campaign Managers to deliver on ACF’s campaign objectives. The Parliamentary and Political Relations Manager will also build the advocacy skills of ACF staff and community leaders.
Learn more about this role from our Director of Campaigns, Paul Sinclair.
You have a nuanced understanding of politics and the policy making process.
You’re diplomatic and relish the chance to work across the political spectrum to achieve environmental outcomes.
You’re a strong relationship builder – internally and externally you build productive and trusting relationships in pursuit of shared objectives.
You build the knowledge of others by proactively sharing and storing information, and upskill those around you.
You are an experienced and enthusiastic people leader who is passionate about protecting and restoring our forests, rivers, wetlands, and wildlife.
You’ll do important work with one of Australia’s most impactful organisations, and with our world-class organisational culture and great team, we guarantee you’ll have fun along the way.
ACF is proud to offer our staff a supportive workplace with excellent conditions, including:
View the full position description here.
Applications are accepted through our website and should include a cover letter introducing yourself and a resume outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the role, addressed to Paul Sinclair, Director of Campaigns.
Want to have a chat before you click send about the role, working at ACF or to request a reasonable adjustment of the recruitment process? You can contact Paul on 0409 004 651 with any questions you might have.
We welcome applications well before the deadline date and may contact candidates to progress to the next stage of recruitment prior to the closing date please get in early! We want to hear from you!
ACF is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.
As part of ACF’s recruitment process, a criminal background check will be conducted.
We request no agency contact please.