Communications Coordinator - The Greens (WA)

Closing Date

Tuesday, September,28 2021 - 11:00 pm

We’re looking for a passionate, talented and driven person to join The Greens (WA) campaign team and work with the State Director to coordinate the communications for the Federal Election. 

The Communications Coordinator will grow our campaign’s supporters using digital platforms including social media, spoke, Ryver, email and our website. This role will be responsible for building our digital community and engaging our supporters to take action as part of our election campaign. This role is responsible for managing the campaign’s existing community ecosystem and creating ways to engage with voters and potential voters online. 

Responsibilities of the role include: 

● Oversee digital organising program 

● Work alongside the State Director to achieve our fundraising goals 

● Social media management & content creation 

● Support traditional media 

● Coordinate production of election materials 

● Work as part of the election communications team 

More information is available in the attached PDF. 

Selection criteria: 

Essential: 

● Understanding of and commitment to Greens (WA) principles, policies and understanding of the West Australian political landscape. 

● Strong communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team, under pressure and achieving targets within a given deadline. 

● Demonstrated experience building and maintaining community both in-person and digitally. 

● Significant experience with Facebook, Instagram, CRMs and Email Platforms. 

● Significant experience creating content (videos, graphics) in line with established branding and messaging guidelines. 

● Experience in overseeing volunteers, including the ability to deliver training, develop volunteer skills and bring out the best in each individual team member. 

● Significant experience in campaigning for a political, advocacy or non-profit organisation. 

The following would also be desirable: 

● Experience in fundraising for a political, advocacy or non-profit organisation. 

● Experience working with Design tools, i.e InDesign 

● Experience with SMS organising platforms. 

● Experience providing support to distributed team members through digital platforms such as Slack or Ryver. 

Application process:

Please direct any questions to the State Director on director@wa.greens.org.au.

Please email your resume, a covering letter addressing the selection criteria (maximum of three pages), and the details of two referees to Liberty Cramer at director@wa.greens.org.au. Please submit your resume and covering letter in the same file, saved as a PDF. Please name the file “Your Name - Communications Coordinator Application” Applications should be received by 9 pm (WST) Tuesday 28th September 2021.

The Greens are an equal opportunity employer, which means we strongly encourage any interested and qualified parties to apply – we don’t discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

Conditions: 

The role is covered by The Greens (WA) Agreement 2020. The Greens (WA) office is in Perth, with flexible work arrangements.

Workload: 1.0 FTE 

Start Date: From October 2021 

Contract end date: One week after the next Federal Election 

Superannuation: 10% to the scheme of your choice. 

Classification/Salary: Project Support 3 ($80,157.31 pa) 

Employment Status: Contract position. 

Line Manager: The Greens (WA) State Director 

More information is available in the attached PDF.