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Digital Coordinator

Youth Development Australia
  • Work type: Part-time 2-3 days per week, 12 month contract with possibility of extension
  • Location: Brunswick and / or Remote
  • Department: Digital Engagement
  • Salary: Level 3 or 4 SCHADS Award, commensurate with experience

About YDA

YDA is a public benevolent institution created in 2005 by a group of leading thinkers and practitioners in the youth field as a platform for change and as a way of exploring, developing and implementing innovative youth development initiatives. We are committed to supporting and empowering young people in Australia, and in particular those experiencing disadvantage.

The three core activities of YDA are:

  1. Innovative and pioneer projects and programs for and with young people such as Upstream Australia and A Way Home Australia;
  2. Inform and influence policy debate and public narratives through our flagship project the National Youth Commission Australia (NYCA) where we conduct inquiries on youth issues of national significance, as well as our major events including the Youth Futures Summit and the National Youth Homelessness Conference;
  3. Create opportunities for young people to have their own voice, develop creative ideas and achieve their full potential through programs and projects like our social enterprise, Youthworx Productions.

About the Role

The Digital Coordinator will support the delivery of YDA’s digital engagement strategy and carry out day-to-day tasks and activities including content creation, social media posting and monitoring, Google Ads grant management and project work for events and programs.

This role will work with the Digital Engagement Manager to promote and grow the brand of YDA and our projects, and elevate public awareness and commitment to key social justice issues impacting young people.

About You

You will be a digital enthusiast who has a fierce commitment to social justice issues and young people. You are an effective communicator, who knows how to invite people into the conversation no matter what their age, background or beliefs are.

You are curious and creative, and enjoy spending time finding ways to engage audiences online through various content ideas. You like your days to be dynamic, working across multiple platforms, projects, audiences and topics throughout the week.

You also enjoy the puzzle of targeted advertising, and would happily spend time testing different key word combinations and ideas to ensure digital consumers can find the information they need about our work.

Qualifications / Experience

Must have:

  • Work or education background in Marketing, PR, Communications, Journalism or other relevant fields
  • Proven work experience in the digital and social media landscape
  • Experience creating content in many different forms (written, video, images, infographics, audio)
  • Experience in Google Ads


  • Experience working in campaigning/fundraising
  • Experience in website development and SEO
  • Experience in event marketing

Additional Requirements

As part of the screening process, candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory National Police Check and where necessary complete a Working with Children Check.

To apply, click the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

Inclusion and Diversity make the world a better place, and we strongly encourage applications from First Nations people, young people, people of colour, women, people with disability, people from LGBTIQA+ communities, and more.

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