- Job posted on: 23rd Dec 2020
- Applications close:
Do you want to help create positive change for Australia’s oceans and their wildlife? Are you a powerful communicator and an experienced campaign leader with the right skills, drive and expertise to lead a high performing communications team as the voice for Australia’s oceans?
The Australian Marine Conservation Society has defended Australia’s oceans and marine life for over 50 years. We are one of Australia’s most influential environmental charities. As an independent, not‐for‐profit conservation group we advocate for the changes necessary to safeguard our oceans and their wildlife, which are some of the richest and rarest on earth.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team and work for a great cause. If you are an experienced communicator, collaborative team leader and effective campaigner looking for a rewarding role where you can make a real difference - this is the role for you.
Lead the experienced Communications Team at Australia’s peak marine conservation group to drive our communications campaign strategy to defend Australia’s ocean wildlife.
This position works closely with our campaigns and fundraising teams to ensure our communications are effective, consistent, relevant and timely and clearly convey the work of AMCS and our mission to safeguard the seas around us.
The position reports to the AMCS Chief Executive Officer, manages our communications team and works closely with our campaign managers.
Positions that report to this post: Senior Communications Strategist, Digital Communications Officer, Media Advisor.
As the AMCS Communications Director you will lead our Communications Team, planning, implementing and monitoring our communications activities and working closely with our marine campaign teams to provide maximum impact. You will provide strategic oversight across our communications, advice for our campaigns, senior approval for external communications and publications and be the custodian of our voice, messaging and brand. You will also contribute to the AMCS leadership team to deliver on our strategy, growth and effectiveness.
Our Communications Team supports all our campaigns including sustainable fisheries, marine sanctuaries, threatened species and the Fight for our Reef. For more information on our campaigns see here.
Lead AMCS’s communications
Manage AMCS Communications Team
Strategy, planning and reporting
The Australian Marine Conservation Society is the voice for Australia's oceans. We are an independent not-for-profit charity. We deal with the big issues concerning the sea, working with the community to protect our marine wildlife, tackling major threats to our oceans and creating marine sanctuaries, places in the sea where sea life is safe from harm. Across our campaigns we tackle climate change - the biggest existential threat to our ocean planet, with our Great Barrier Reef at the fire front. We are a committed group of professional and passionate scientists, educators and advocates who have defended Australia's oceans for over 50 years.
AMCS is a strictly non-partisan and an equal opportunities employer. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply.
Please Note: Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. That is, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen, or hold a valid visa with permission to work on an ongoing basis.
For all enquiries about this position please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Communications Director - Flexible location enquiry via EthicalJobs or 07 3846 6777. Please note that the AMCS office is closed from 25th December 2020 until 10th January 2021 inclusive and we will respond to inquiries after that date.
A position description is attached.