Applications now closed: Volunteer Communications Officer
Are you social media savvy and passionate about advocating for the rights of women and girls?
Are you keen to build your experience in communications while contributing to improving the lives of survivors of sex trafficking and abuse? Then we have a role for you!
We’re looking for a self-motivated and creative volunteer Communications Officer to join our team.
Applications close 9am AEST, Monday 27 August 2018.
Why should you apply?
You will play a key role in communicating the why of our work and engaging Australian and international audiences with issues of gender-based violence, equality and education.
You’ll have the opportunity to explore topics that you’re passionate about while developing your skills in writing, marketing and public relations. You’ll gain experience in the international development sector, working for a growing and dynamic organisation.
You’ll have flexibility and creative license, working with our Communications Manager via Skype and email - ideal for a remote worker, university student, stay at home parent or just someone passionate about the work we do!
What will you do?
We believe you do your best work when you are excited by what you’re doing. So here’s what we’ve come up with for the role but we’re always keen to hear fresh ideas on growing our communications and outreach!
Work alongside the Communications Manager to build our presence on Facebookand Twitter.
Produce creative and impactful social media campaigns to promote our impact and raise awareness of modern slavery, gender equality and education for girls.
Assist with planning, designing and writing a communications campaign for an upcoming crowdfunding campaign on family-based care for survivors of sex trafficking and abuse.
Assist with marketing and promotion for our events, including film screenings, cooking classes and tours to Nepal.
Assist with development of a newsletter for donors and supporters.
Assist with the development of a blog and writing, editing and publishing blogs.
Assist with writing content and making updates to our website.
There is also an opportunity to be involved in organising offline events and outreach.
What are we after?
An advocate for the rights of women and girls.
A stellar writer and a stickler for grammar with a good eye for detail.
Plugged into all things social media and can teach us what’s so good about Snapchat?!
Aware of the principles of child protection and the power of language and image, particularly when sharing the stories of women and girls.
Good at staying motivated when working remotely and independently.
It would be great if you had experience in (desirable, but not essential!):
Public relations and/or marketing (e.g. writing media releases).
Running fundraising campaigns.
Website design and SEO.
This is a 6 month voluntary role that requires a commitment of approximately 8 hours (1 day) of work a week. You may choose how you distribute these hours over the week. You will be in regular email contact with our Communications Manager and must be available to Skype every 2-3 weeks.