- Melbourne > Northern Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 24th Nov 2021
- Applications close:
The Alliance for Gambling Reform has the vision to enjoy a just, healthy and prosperous Australia, where people can happily socialise together, and flourish without the harm created by gambling. Our purpose is to prevent and reduce the harm from gambling in Australia.
This is a key moment in the history - and the future - of the Alliance. We are looking to grow and strengthen the organisation in this critical opportunity for reform across multiple jurisdictions. We are committed to building an active network of individuals and organisations in reform; to demonstrating strong local and national thought leadership, and to achieving effective and meaningful reform. All of our work is underpinned by the insight of people with lived experience of gambling harm.
The Alliance has team members working across NSW and Melbourne, and also offer the flexibility to work from home.
This role is an important part of the Reform team, focussed on building the movement for gambling reform. It has particular responsibilities to mobilise our supporters and organise our civil society allies, in order to more effectively campaign and advocate for reform of the gambling industry in Australia. By necessity, the role is involved in both campaign strategic planning and tactical actions.
It is a position that is collaborative and flexible. It depends on a deep understanding of organising and mobilising within campaign frameworks. Sound political and social judgement balances technical knowledge of CRM tools.
It reports to the Head of Reform and Campaigns, and works closely with other staff and volunteers across all streams of the Alliance. Some interstate travel may be required.
Play a key role in mobilising supporters and organising allied groups, to support campaign activities
Maintain and improve the Alliance’s CRM, including managing supporter journeys, in collaboration with the Communications and Network Teams
Improve existing data on individual supporters to maximise participation in campaign opportunities and fundraising activities
Be responsible for the design and implementation of digital and face to face activities to keep our supporters engaged and ready to act for campaigns
Play a key role in designing and implementing digital and face to face actions to build the capacity of organisational allies to participate in campaign and advocacy opportunities, in consultation with Reform and Network teams
Attend community group and CSO meetings on behalf of the Alliance, with a view to developing gambling reform networks that support and amplify our campaigns
Conduct stalls and outreach opportunities assisted by supporters and other volunteers
Participate in the design, development and implementation of campaign strategy and tactics within the Reform team
Be familiar with the key components of our land-based (poker machine) and online gambling campaign strategies in order to assist in campaign events
Be able to supply basic statistics, data and policy positions related to our campaign areas, if required by other parts of the organisation
Work with supporters and colleagues to undertake events such as meetings with decision-makers, social media jamming, talkback radio calls, and community actions
Other duties as reasonably required
You understand and have sound experience in community organising and mobilising in a fast-changing environment
You have some experience in planning and implementing effective campaigning strategies to achieve advocacy goals
You relish and have experience in analysing political and technical challenges to provide advice on how best to achieve reform
You are familiar with CRMs. You will be able to curate and improve data for individual and organisational supporters, including taking responsibility for supporter journeys
You’re a team player. You are both flexible and open, empathetic and patient.
You are a skilled and effective communicator and can motivate people to take action
You learn fast and are keen to achieve reform to minimise gambling harm
It would be helpful if you had a current Australian Driver’s licence.
The position is aligned to the SCHADS Award, level 4.1
It is a 0.8 (60.8 hours per fortnight) - 1.0 (76 hours per fortnight) FTE role - by negotiation.
It may involve some after-hours availability
Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.