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Activism Coordinator

Amnesty International Australia
  • Recruit and mobilise new & existing Amnesty supporters to take action for human rights
  • Help challenge injustice by using your digital campaigning and mobilising skills
  • Permanent part-time position based in any of our Action Centres

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Movement Team on a permanent part-time basis (4 days per week). As one of our Activism Coordinators you will lead the development and growth of Amnesty International Australia’s activism strategy by implementing the vision for how AI Australia recruits, retains, engages and mobilises supporters to build activism and maximise our human rights impact.

As an Activism Coordinator, you will also be responsible for managing, delivering and evaluating activism strategies for campaigns to ensure a seamless experience for our supporters. You will also employ proven digital campaigning tactics and tools to ensure AI Australia is continuing to expand and develop digital approaches to mobilising.

Key to your success is the high degree of collaboration with your colleagues to integrate activism strategies across the organisation. Reporting to the Movement Manager and supporting the Activism and Membership Committee (AMC) of the Board, this role is key to delivering AI Australia's goal to become an unstoppable movement of people to deliver human rights impact.

You will have:

  • Proven success in devising and executing creative and impactful activism strategies for social change campaigns
  • Digital campaigning and mobilising experience and skills
  • Knowledge and experience of a broad range of human rights issues and social change methods and tactics, including mass mobilisation, activism and organising techniques, with a key focus on digital campaigning
  • Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills to build understanding and agreement on strategies and plans across diverse teams
  • Experience of managing projects towards achievement of agreed outcomes

In return, you will be rewarded with generous and flexible working conditions, a fantastic environment working alongside committed and dedicated individuals. To view some of the fantastic benefits that you will be offered as an employee, please visit our website.

To learn more about this role, please view a detailed position description. Applications close 11:59pm Wednesday 27 January 2021 (AEST). If this role sounds like you please apply below. You must answer the following selection criteria and attach your CV/Cover Letter as part of your application.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Please provide an example which demonstrates your ability to devise and execute creative and impactful activism strategies for social change campaigns.
  2. Please provide an example which demonstrates your knowledge and experience of digital campaigning and mobilising including mass mobilisation. Please provide an online example and an offline example.
  3. Please provide an example which demonstrates your interpersonal and influencing skills to build understanding and agreement on strategies and plans across diverse teams.
  4. Please provide an example which demonstrates your experience of managing projects towards achievement of agreed outcomes.

To learn more about this role, please view a detailed position description below.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Amnesty

We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of our work, community and partner relationships. We want people to achieve their full potential, which will positively impact on our work and the communities in which we operate. At AI Australia, our values empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment. We are a movement of people from all walks of life around the world. We intend to actively contribute to building a more diverse and inclusive team.

About Us:

Amnesty International Australia is one of Australia’s largest not for profit organisations. We are an independent, global movement that campaigns courageously for human rights for everyone.

We’re ordinary people from all walks of life, standing together for justice, freedom, human dignity and equality. We use our passion and commitment to bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws and free people imprisoned just for voicing their opinion.

We’re independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion to ensure we can speak out on human rights abuses wherever they occur. Every day we move closer to a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We stand for equality, justice, freedom, and human dignity and uphold these values:

  • Empowerment - we build people power
  • Persistence - we are resolute in pursuit of our goals
  • Integrity - we hold ourselves to the highest standards
  • Courage - we are fearless in upholding human rights

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