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Communications Coordinator

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Organisation : The Channel Giving Circle Ltd

Location : Australia, Melbourne, Victoria (Brunswick)

Work Type : Casual/Vacation

Sector : Gay Lesbian Bi Transgender Groups

Salary Type : Hourly

Application Closing Date : 31 May, 2018

About the Role

The Channel Giving Circle is seeking an enthusiastic team player who is keen to build their experience across a range of operational areas within a small but fast-growing LGBTIQ+ not for profit charitable organisation.

This casual position will work closely with the Executive Director to deliver prescribed activities and outcomes, with the goal of maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of The Channel and ‘growing the pot of gold under the rainbow’ for a thriving LGBTIQ+ community.

The ideal candidate will embody The Channel’s values of diversity, inclusion, bravery, rigour and transparency in how they work, and will be able to take initiative and work independently to meet tight deadlines.

Weekly time requirement may increase during busy periods.

JOB TYPE: Casual (paid), 7 to 10 hours per week

LOCATION: Melbourne

SUPERVISOR/MANAGER: Executive Director



As The Channel is an LGBTIQ+ charitable organization, an understanding and familiarity of the key issues and concerns of the LGBTIQ+ community is essential. The successful applicant must be committed to diversity and inclusion.

A formal qualification, study or experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred:

” Community organisation and development
” Campaigning
” Marketing and communications
” Business Administration or similar

” Some experience working in administrative roles (paid or unpaid)
” Some experience working in the community sector (paid or unpaid)
” Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) essential
” Excellent verbal and written communication essential
” MailChimp, Survey Monkey, SmartyGrants, Canva, PhotoShop (or equivalent) an advantage

” Organised and able to meet deadlines
” Self-driven and able to take intiative / work independently
” Interest in learning and growing in the role
” Passion for social justice issues (especially in the LGBTIQ+ space)


” High level of organisation and efficiency of day to day operations of organisation
” Deadlines being met consistently
” Effective collaboration with Executive Director
” Steady growth organisation’s of online presence and following
” High level of Member satisfaction
” High quality event planning and execution

The Channel is a leading resource and funder for thriving LGBTIQ+ communities. Diversity and inclusion is more than a commitment at The Channel, it is our source of strength. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from people from all walks of life, especially those at multiple intersectionalities. We are pleased to facilitate accessibility adjustments and are committed to a fair and equitable interview process for all applicants.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : The Channel Giving Circle Ltd

The primary objective of The Channel is to improve outcomes for the Australian rainbow community. We do this by growing the amount of philanthropic funds reaching this community. We are Australia’s first LGBTQIA+ giving circle – Members make a monthly donation, vote on funding themes, shortlists and the final projects to support with the pooled funds raised. In essence, they are empowered to be a part of the solutions to the challenges they see within their own communities.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Georgia Mathews

Phone : 0439835944

Email : georgia@the-channel.org

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Communications Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


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