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Work at Act for Peace

Act for Peace employs people from all backgrounds who are dedicated to assisting communities affected by poverty and conflict. If you’re passionate about tackling injustice and helping communities torn apart by war and poverty, we’d love to hear from you. Have a look at our latest jobs and internship vacancies below.

Please note, our head office is located in Sydney, though we do have some staff located in offices around Australia. We are committed to the protection of children and we do not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.
 
View Act for Peace's Child Protection Policy here and all other policies visit the Act for Peace Policies area.

 

Head of Digital and CRM
 

Full-time permanent position based in our Sydney CBD office.

You’re an experienced digital marketing, data or technology specialist with a track record of success. You’re looking for a creative, broad and challenging role in which you can take real ownership over your work and see tangible results. Most of all, you’re looking for a position that will give you the opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference to the lives of others.
 
In this important and varied role you’ll be responsible for championing the use of technology and data-driven insight to increase the lifetime value of Act for Peace’s supporter base. You’ll lead the Digital and CRM team – responsible for our data, analytics, website, and digital marketing. And you’ll work with the wider department, leveraging technology and analytics to deliver integrated, personal, relevant, timely and effective supporter journeys that increase our public awareness, supporter acquisition, engagement, retention and value.
 
In this important and varied role you’ll be responsible for championing the use of technology and data-driven insight to increase the lifetime value of Act for Peace’s supporter base. You’ll lead the Digital and CRM team – responsible for our data, analytics, website, and digital marketing. And you’ll work with the wider department, leveraging technology and analytics to deliver integrated, personal, relevant, timely and effective supporter journeys that increase our public awareness, supporter acquisition, engagement, retention and value.


Key responsibilities:
  • Maximise the contribution of technology and data-driven insight to the lifetime value of Act for Peace’s supporter base.
  • Lead the Digital and CRM team, and work with the wider department to leverage technology and analytics to provide more personal, relevant, timely and effective communications.
  • Take overall responsibility for Act for Peace’s technology stack (CRM, websites, fundraising platform, ESP etc.).
  • Oversee our digital marketing activity, keep up-to-date with technology developments and share best practice across the department, working with colleagues to develop their digital skills and capability.
  • Oversee Act for Peace’s reporting, analytics and supporter and market insights work.
  • Facilitate the coordination of Act for Peace’s supporter journeys.
  • Develop a motivated and high performing team through effective recruitment, training, coaching and performance management.
  • Set, monitor and report against key performance indicators to identify best practice and continually improve performance.
  • Financial management and reporting against Digital and CRM team activities, income and expenditure to effectively align resources and ensure targets are met.
  • Play an active role on the Marketing and Communications Department management team, and contribute to the leadership and direction of the department and organisation.
Selection criteria:
  • Management experience within a digital marketing, data or technology focused environment.
  • In-depth knowledge and demonstrated expertise in some or all of the following areas: analytics, CRM management, digital marketing, marketing automation, CMS systems, platform integration, IT project management, market research.
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to motivate and drive performance from a busy team with a fluctuating workload.
  • Strategic thinking with excellent analytical and problem solving skills, good judgement and strong attention to detail.
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive, can-do attitude and excellent strategic understanding.
  • Highly successful track record as an organised project manager delivering against targets, deadlines and budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to engage at senior levels (internally and externally).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Sympathy with Christian values and commitment to social justice.
  • Eligibility to work in Australia.
For more information regarding this role, please download the Head of Digital and CRM Information Pack

To apply, please email info@actforpeace.org.au with a 2-4 page covering letter addressing the above Selection Criteria and your resume before 9am, Thursday 20th October 2016.

 

Accreditation Consultant
 

4 Month full-time Position (mid-Sept 2016 to mid-Jan 2017) with possibility of extension

Purpose of position
Act for Peace (AfP) has recently finalised its Strategic Plan for 2016-2021 and is reviewing our Policy Manual and  Operations Manual, and rolling out various performance effectiveness measures to enhance our work and achieve our desired impact in communities affected by conflict, disaster and displacement. We are looking for an industry expert to assist us implementing our existing DFAT Re-Accreditation plan.
 
Position Reports to: Performance Effectiveness Coordinator
 
Position location:  At AfP HQ at 379 Kent Street, Sydney CBD. Possible travel to Melbourne.
 
Responsibilities:
Performance effectiveness-related responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the drafting and finalisation of different sections of AfP’s Agency Profile to submit for Accreditation
  • Coordinating the collection of appropriate evidence
  • Participating in the preparation and review of select procedures and tools
  • Preparing for the Mock-Accreditation Review on 24-26 October
  • Supporting the implementation of the findings of that mock review
  • Finalisation of the Agency Profile for submission on 1 December 2016.
  • Preparing for the Organisational Review on-site visit in January or February 2017. 
Other responsibilities:
  • Undertaking specific  support activities for the interim Executive Director as mutually agreed 
For details and to apply, please download the Accreditation Consultant Terms of Reference

Applications should be sent to the acting Performance Effectiveness Coordinator sedington@actforpeace.org.au by Monday 12 September 2016.

 

Disaster & Emergencies Program Coordinator

  • Work for a leading peace, refugee and humanitarian response agency
  • Work with an experienced team
  • Assist communities to be more resilient to natural disaster
  • Full time permanent position with some international travel
  • Location: Melbourne CBD/ Sydney CBD

Act for Peace is looking for an experienced Disaster and Emergencies Program Coordinator to provide day to day leadership and specialist support to staff and partners undertaking disaster preparedness & emergency response activities within the regions where Act for Peace is supporting programming. You will be responsible for operational disaster management processes including risk reduction, preparedness & response project design, program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and during specific humanitarian crisis will lead program teams providing technical and operational support including managing specific responses as delegated.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who would like to join our growing team, and can demonstrate experience in:

  • The development, leadership and implementation of successful emergency response and disaster recovery programs.
  • Community-based approaches to disaster risk reduction, preparedness and response.
  • Building the capacity of field-based staff and/or partner agencies in all aspects of disaster management.
  • Liaising with and facilitating NGO engagement in planning and implementation of emergency response programs.
  • Project management.

If you are someone with great coordination skills and the ability to inspire and work with a range of stakeholders including staff and overseas-based partners, we’d like to hear from you.

To apply, please email to jobs@ncca.org.au:

  • a 2-4 page covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria found in the info pack individually
  • your resume

For details and to apply, please download the Disaster and Emergencies Program Coordinator Information Pack 

Applications close: Monday 12th September 2016
Interviews: Week commencing 19th September 2016

Please contact Susan Lorenzo on 02-8259-0831 or at slorenzo@actforpeace.org.au, if you have any queries.

Unfortunately due to the number of applications we usually receive we are only able to respond to those selected for interview

 

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More ways to take action

Help keep families at risk from landslides safe by providing training in disaster risk reduction in schools. Training helps children to identify risks and warning signs of landslides, and teaches them how to keep safe if one happens.

Take the Act for Peace Ration Challenge and eat the same rations as a Syrian refugee during Refugee Week (19-26 June 2016). Raise money to support refugees who have lost everything, and challenge perspectives – including your own.

Right now, thousands of innocent people are fleeing Syria every day to protect their families from bloodshed, violence and death. We need your support to provide emergency relief packs to the families fleeing in Syria.