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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

Junior Content Producer

  • Create and deliver content that inspires people to take action for global justice
  • Be part of an experienced, award-winning team
  • Permanent, ful-time position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

Act for Peace is recruiting a Junior Content Producer to create and execute engaging content that will inspire people to do more, give more and stay longer in the fight against injustice. If you’re a highly driven, tech-savvy and creative person with a heart for social justice and a passion for telling stories that matter, then this is the job for you.

Working within the scope of Act for Peace’s content strategy, the Junior Content Producer will be responsible for delivering print and digital content projects, with a focus on video, imagery and written content across a range of engagement, fundraising and advocacy campaigns. You’ll also play a lead role in delivering and implementing our social media strategy.

You’ll plan and organise Act for Peace’s content gathering trips to our international programs to source photo and video material and share this internally via our online media library. You’ll also work within a collaborative team to create owned content that will be distributed across multiple channels - including social media, website, print, and email - reaching tens of thousands of people each month.

As well as keeping up to date with the latest digital marketing trends, you’ll be learning from an award-winning, motivated and experienced team and using your skills in content creation to make a big and growing contribution to achieving safety, justice and dignity in communities around the world threatened by conflict and disaster.

Please download the info pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: Sunday 12 May 2019

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume, a portfolio with examples of your work and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

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Business Development Manager

  • Full time permanent position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

Our Business Development Manager (BDM) is experienced in developing opportunities for securing institutional funds for programs and advocacy initiatives. Our BDM will have a track record in the research and development of non-traditional funding opportunities, an entrepreneurial mindset, and experience in securing funding through government/ NGO/ philanthropic grant mechanisms. Our BDM will have excellent stakeholder management skills- including the ability to develop strong relationships with government, public and private sector stakeholders. Our BDM is a team player, organised, strategic yet with an eye for detail, and ready to take a risk on doing something new.

The salary will be negotiated depending upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate. Eligibility to work in Australia will be essential.

Please download the info pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: 2nd June, 2019

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

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Digital Fundraising Coordinator

  • Develop and implement growth strategies for our digital marketing technology suite
  • Be part of an experienced, award-winning department
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

You’re a highly-driven, tech-savvy, experienced digital fundraiser or marketer with a track record of success. Curious and with an eye for detail, you’re looking for a broad and challenging role that’s both technical and creative, in which you can take 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 digital skills to make a real difference to the lives of others.

You’ll develop, deliver, test and optimise our digital advertising and work closely with the fundraising and communications teams to distribute the content they produce across Act for Peace’s digital channels.. You’ll improve the functionality and performance of our website, organic search and email. And you’ll work with colleagues to ensure our supporter journeys are seamlessly integrated on and offline.

This hands-on role will leverage your technical and creative skills. You’ll have support from the team and vendors, and will sometimes work with consultants and agencies. You’ll measure and evaluate the performance of digital content and, informed by analytics, provide insights to your colleagues that will influence content development to make it work to its greatest potential on each platform. You’ll make sure all our digital elements look great, connect together properly and are consistent across the board.

Act for Peace already has an existing solid base of technology platforms integrated to enable scale, and we will continue to invest in, develop and grow our digital capabilities to enable rich supporter experiences. This role plays an integral part to achieving this ongoing growth.

You’ll be working with a motivated and experienced team with an ambitious marketing and communication strategy and growth targets to match – and you’ll be making a big and growing contribution to communities affected by conflict and disaster.

This is a full-time permanent position based in our Sydney CBD office. The salary will be negotiated depending upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Please download the info pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: 27th May 2019

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

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Administration and Compliance Coordinator

  • Full time permanent position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

You’re looking for a challenging and inspiring role where you can use your knowledge and experience to influence others, working cooperatively to achieve success.

Our Administration and Compliance Coordinator (ACC) will ensure that Act for Peace retains effective administration, compliance and reporting functions which facilitate excellence in accountability and assist our staff to access relevant information to inform ongoing learning and performance improvement.

It is expected you will practice excellent people engagement and project management skills, have a sharp eye for detail and be focused on planning and proactive development and coordination of processes that ensures compliance with key regulatory requirements, agency audit events and internal policies. The ACC also supports the Leadership Team with key administration and office management tasks.

Our Administration and Compliance Coordinator reports to the Chief Operating Officer and works directly with the Leadership Team and senior management. They’re a vital member of a vibrant Agency and are passionate about bringing their skills and expertise to support our work.

But above all, you want a position where you can support a dynamic team of people dedicated to increasing safety, justice and dignity for communities threatened by conflict and disaster around the globe.

The salary will be negotiated depending upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate. Eligibility to work in Australia will be essential.

Please download the info pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: Friday May 31st 2019

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

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