- Job posted on: 16th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
On behalf of the Save Our Marine Life (SOML) campaign, The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) invites applications for the newly created position of Marine Communications Campaigner.
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong digital campaigning, media and events skills to play a key part in the campaigns for Australia’s marine protection efforts.
Australia is responsible for the third largest area of ocean on Earth. Our waters span the tropical, temperate and Sub-Antarctic, and we have more unique species than almost any other country in the world. More than 85% of Australians live near the sea, and healthy marine life is central to our lifestyle, our livelihoods and our economy.
However, our marine life faces ever-increasing threats from climate change, industrial fishing practices, pollution and more.
Marine parks play a crucial role in keeping oceans healthy. Australia has a number of gaps in its marine parks network which still need to be addressed, in order for its marine parks network to be effective. Further, Australia’s leadership internationally in this area could help make a difference to the global performance on marine parks. AMCS, The Pew Charitable Trusts and SOML address this with a variety of science-based, community-led campaigns around the nation.
Working as part of the national marine campaign team, the Marine Communications Campaigner will make a real difference to protecting Australia’s oceans and marine life, and the benefits they bring to coastal communities.
They will work with the campaign team to coordinate the development and implementation of communications strategies that build support with targeted audiences, stakeholders and decision-makers to meet our specific campaign goals for marine protection.
Working with the marine protection campaign teams, this position will:
Salary – $75-85k per annum, depending on experience.
Location – flexible as far as practical – taking into account the need for fairly regular interstate travel. AMCS or Pew offices are available in Perth, Sydney, Darwin, and Brisbane. Should the successful candidate live elsewhere, other arrangements would need to be made – either working from home or sharing an office.
This is a full-time position (37.5hrs per week).
We are 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 Culturally & Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, a diverse range of genders, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity.
For any questions, contact Fiona Maxwell on firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Marine Communications Campaigner - Flexible location enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0450 035 809.