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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.
 

 

Positions Vacant

 

Executive Officer, Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce

Act for Peace is looking for a dynamic individual with leadership experience to fulfill the Executive Officer’s role for the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce (ACRT). Our Executive Officer will have experience in the refugee, asylum seeker or refugee resettlement sectors, and will support development and coordination of campaign and advocacy strategies that ensure that the ACRT continues to contribute as a key voice in the pursuit of more humane asylum seeker and refugee policy in Australia.

  • Opportunity to create transformational change
  • Work with an experienced team
  • Contract 0.7 part-time permanent position to June 2019
  • Location: Melbourne or Sydney CBD 

Applications close: Friday 2nd June.
For information and to apply, please click here. 
   

Marketing Manager (Individual Giving) 

Act for Peace is looking for an experienced fundraiser with a track record of success. In this important role you’ll be responsible for regular giving, cash and emergency appeals and our virtual gift catalogue, Gifts for Peace. Managing a Marketing Coordinator, you’ll identify the strategic opportunities to grow our established products and appeals, develop innovative new fundraising products and deliver great fundraising performance.

  • Lead our regular giving and cash giving products
  • Be part of an experienced, award winning department
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Location: Sydney CBD


For information and to apply, click here.  
You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application. Applications close: 9am, Monday 5th June.
 

Marketing Executive (Church Giving) 

Act for Peace is looking for an experienced marketer with a track record of success. In this important role you’ll be responsible for our church marketing program, and leading our flagship church fundraising appeal, the much-loved Christmas Bowl.
 
You will develop and deliver our communications to churches, supporting church leaders to deepen their engagement with the cause and increase funds raised for our overseas work. You’ll provide inspiring, high-quality worship resources, and manage a network of passionate volunteer speakers to increase support for Act for Peace and the Christmas Bowl.  

  • Lead our church engagement work
  • Be part of an experienced, award winning department
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Location: Sydney CBD 


For information and to apply, click here. 
You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application. Applications close: 9am, Monday 5th June.

 

Marketing Data Analyst

Act for Peace is looking for an experienced data specialist with a track record of success.  In this important and varied role, you will be responsible for our CRM systems, the data it holds and the analysis and insights we can gain from it.

You will work across the agency to apply and leverage our data in marketing and fundraising activities.  Your oversight of these systems and data will streamline workflows, increase efficiencies and ensure ongoing compliance.

  • Use your data analysis and insight skills to make a difference
  • Work with an award-winning fundraising team
  • Permanent part-time (3-day) position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

For further details please download the information pack here.

To apply, please go to the job details page here.

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 5th June 2017.

 

Marketing Coordinator (Ration Challenge)

We’re looking for an experienced and passionate marketing or fundraising professional with a track record of success to join the fast growing Ration Challenge team!

In this exciting new role you’ll play a crucial role in the Act for Peace Ration Challenge – our exciting and rapidly growing mass participation fundraising event – helping develop the challenge here in Australia and launch it in new markets overseas.The Ration Challenge asks people to eat refugee rations for one week whilst raising awareness and funds through sponsors. The Ration Challenge has grown from a pilot with 100 people in 2014 to raising an estimated $3 million in 2017. In February, Ration Challenge won three Fundraising Institute of Australia awards for Excellence including best event and most innovative fundraising campaign.

In this important role you’ll build on the great results achieved so far. You’ll use your strong project management skills and creative flair to develop marketing collateral, PR, media and digital strategies, and strategic external partnerships that will grow the Ration Challenge - inspiring thousands of people to raise millions of dollars each year for refugees around the world.

For further details please download the information pack here.

To apply, please go to the job details page here.

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 5th June 2017.
 

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View other ways you can join the Act for Peace team as an Intern or Volunteer.

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More ways to take action

You can help prevent children like Maala being born with chronic illnesses by helping pregnant women stay healthy and nourished in the first place.

Take the Act for Peace Ration Challenge and eat the same rations as a Syrian refugee during Refugee Week (June 2017). 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.