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Digital Communications Regional Advocate - East Gippsland

Emerald Link
  • Part time, flexible work arrangements by negotiation
  • East Gippsland location
  • Join a team of not-for-profit, regionally based advocates
  • Help support positive outcomes for local communities and the environment


The Emerald Link is a conservation economy proposal centred around the forests of East Gippsland. It looks to build social and economic opportunities in East Gippsland through forest protection and nature-based tourism, to build resilience in local communities, and keep people living and working in the region. More information on the proposal is here https://www.emeraldlink.com.au/.

Four regionally-based part time advocates have been working across the East Gippsland region, leading local business and community advocacy for the Emerald Link proposal in the area.

The Emerald Link seeks applications for a regionally-based, part-time Digital Communications Regional Advocate to support promotion of the Emerald Link concept and work with the Regional Advocates.


The Digital Communication Regional Advocate will be responsible for promotion of the Emerald Link through social media and traditional media channels.

The Digital Communicator will work collaboratively with the Emerald Link Regional Advocates to lead local business and community advocacy for the Emerald Link proposal.

The role involves a $5,000 contract to deliver on a work plan, in your own time, over the course of 6 months starting Dec/Jan through to June/July 2021 negotiable. Additional budget is available to cover transport and meeting costs.


  • Qualifications or demonstrated experience in a digital communications role
  • Well networked and connected in East Gippsland, with an understanding of the barriers and opportunities in the area
  • Ability to work unsupervised, be self-motivated and accountable to multiple stakeholders
    Competent use of commonly used computer software (MS office, internet, email, photos and cloud storage platforms such as Google Drive)
  • Demonstrated experience in effective use of social and traditional media channels (particularly Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, print and radio)
  • Experience in developing communication materials for a variety of audiences, including community, business and government

Contact Tom Crook 0417 557 144 for further information.

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