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Events and Projects Lead - Flexible location

Australian Land Conservation Alliance
  • Join a growing and dynamic for purpose organisation that will draw on your project, event management, and engagement competencies to enhance nature conservation on private land across Australia.
  • Full time, Fixed term (12 months with potential to extend), salary range $85,000-$95,000 plus super, flexible arrangements and opportunities for interstate travel.
  • Preferably located in Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney, but other locations considered.

Remuneration: Salary range of $85,000 - $95,000 plus superannuation. This full time contract will be for 12 months with potential to extend subject to funding.

Hours: Full time (38 hours per week) or other arrangements by negotiation. The position may require travel to other states and territories, including occasional overnight.

Location: This position’s location is negotiable, with a preference for Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney. Other locations will be considered. ALCA does not currently have an office, and so working from home and/or from a Member organisation’s office or other premise will be agreed.


This position is a dynamic and rewarding role building the capacity and capability of the Private Land Conservation sector to develop, deliver and communicate conservation and restoration programs that meet the challenges our natural and cultural environment faces.

This position will be responsible for delivering ALCA’s annual Private Land Conservation Conference, a range of career pathway developments focused on career entry frameworks and middle management leadership training and the development of new programs that support this strategic priority area.


This position is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised, self-motivated individual, ideally with a learning and development background or events experience. You have outstanding project management skills and love working across multiple projects and meeting deadlines. You use your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to engage existing and new stakeholders. You are flexible to changing needs and requirements within a growing and dynamic organisation. You are innovative with a creative mindset, with the ability to problem-solve and adapt.


ALCA is a membership-based network that brings together the Australian state-level land trusts and other major organisations working in land conservation and restoration. These organisations individually and collectively contribute to the achievement of local, national and international biodiversity conservation goals on private land. With private land playing an increasingly important role in the achievement of nature conservation in Australia, ALCA has a significant stake in, and can significantly contribute to, the delivery of conservation outcomes on private land. See www.alca.org.au.

We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity.

For any enquiries about this position, please contact Jody Gunn on 0438 233 197.

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