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Full Time | 2-year Fixed Term | Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Darwin (Negotiable) $93,152 - $104,956 + Super This is an identified role suitable for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants only. Seed is Australia's first and only Indigenous Youth Climate Network. We are building a movement led by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to protect our country, culture and communities from the causes and impacts of climate change. Since launching as a semi-autonomous branch of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) in 2014, Seed has rapidly grown to be a powerful, national grassroots network of over 250 volunteers across the country. We provide platforms for Indigenous young people to build their skills, confidence, and networks to lead action on climate justice campaigns in their communities.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Campaigns Director is a key senior leadership role, providing high-level strategic leadership, support, and direction across all our campaigning and organising with frontline communities for climate justice. In this role, you will manage Seed’s Campaigns Team and work in close collaboration with all other areas of the organisation to ensure we build the power of our First Nations youth-led movement for climate justice. You will manage the development and implementation of Seed’s campaign strategy. This will require a strategic balance of both proactive and reactive approaches, that will include everything from research and information gathering, building, and managing internal and external relationships with campaign collaborators and community stakeholders, inspiring and providing resources for our volunteer network and other related projects to enhance the impact and effectiveness of our campaign, movement building and organisational goals. For a full description of the role, please contact Pipeline Talent at [email protected]
You will have 2+ years proven experience in a campaigning and/or advocacy leadership position, with a demonstrated track record of designing and leading successful campaigns for social, legal, or political change. This will be supported by 5+ years of relevant professional experience. Ideally, you will be willing and able to travel (in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions) and obtain a Working with Children Check or state/territory equivalent. Key Selection Criteria Formal education and qualifications matter less to us than excellence, initiative, and drive. If even a couple of these criteria speak to you, you could be the candidate we’re looking for and we’d love for you to apply! 1. Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young person with experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities 2. Demonstrated experience of developing and executing well-thought-out campaign strategies that have a big impact in creating real world changes 3. Experience managing a high performing team (staff or volunteers) and have strong people management and leadership skills 4. Exceptional ability to build & manage trusting relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including affected communities & campaign partners 5. Ability to implement continuous improvement strategies and projects to enhance overall efficiencies, effectiveness, and reliability 6. You are self-motivated, responsive, and flexible with a proven ability to work independently and with a team, with competing deadlines, time pressures and priorities.
o Be a part of an inclusive, culturally supportive workplace dedicated to environmental climate change. o Attractive salary plus superannuation
Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Darwin (negotiable). Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “Seed – Campaigns Director “. Your application should include: o a cover letter (maximum 4 pages) responding to the 6 selection criteria as detailed above. o an up-to-date CV of no more than 5 pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience. Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Talent Acquisition Team Leader Email: [email protected] (M) 0408 027 880 or (Ph) 02 8001 6603