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Sr Lead, Media and Mobilisation

Organisation : International Justice Mission Australia

Location : Sydney (St Leonards)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 22 Apr, 2021

About the role

The Position 

International Justice Mission Australia is seeking a Sr Lead, Media and Mobilisation to amplify the urgency of tackling modern day slavery and IJM’s theory of change throughout Australian mainstream media and the community.

For this role, IJM Australia is seeking a motivated professional to put Modern Slavery on the

national agenda through media and harnessing the power of our supporters through lobbying and campaign activities.

Reporting to the Chief Advocacy Officer, the Sr Lead, Media and Mobilisation will:

  • Develop and deliver an ambitious targeted plan to grow the reach of IJM’s social media channels
  • Be responsible for media monitoring and proactive media and current affairs response, including the drafting of releases, maintaining outlet databases and real time social media responses
  • Draft advocacy communication and mobilisation content for IJM supporters
  • Reboot and deliver IJM’s Justice Advocate training program
  • Develop a mobilisation plan to activate under 30s into the Justice Generation

Skills, Experience and Attributes 

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A deep conviction for justice and ending slavery
  • Experience running end to end social media campaigns
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Government, political or corporate experience
  • Experience leading or managing a team
  • Familiarity with mobilisation and best practice community organising frameworks
  • A strong understand of CRM community organising requirements and best practice data management processes
  • Have organised or played a key role in mid to mass mobilisation campaign or issue based events
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

You will also be:

  • A highly motivated self-starter.
  • Outcome driven.
  • A creative problem solver.
  • Team player.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : International Justice Mission Australia

Who we are 

International Justice Mission is the global leader in protecting the world’s poorest people from violence in the developing world. Our global team is at work in over 25 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America. Together we are catalysing a global movement that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice for people in poverty unstoppable. 

International Justice Mission Australia, established in 2014, partners with IJM Global to deliver justice programs overseas and grow the movement of Australians seeking justice for the oppressed.  

The Values 

IJM is Christian, Professional and Bridge Building. Our Christian value manifests not only in our motivation but in our culture and work environment, including daily devotions, stillness and prayer. 

What we Offer:

  • An inspiring work environment. Your work makes a difference in the lives of the thousands of clients IJM is serving. You are part of a passionate global team of professionals - characterised by an atmosphere of personal involvement and determination to bring justice, transform communities and end slavery
  • Opportunity to professionally develop your skills DQG attributes
  • Opportunity for spiritual formation
  • Salary is determined by our remuneration policy and years of QE

How to apply


Please send a one-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the position including your demonstrated commitment to IJM Australia’s values as detailed above, along with your current CV to

IJM Australia is interviewing and recruiting for this position as applications are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.   

Please quote in application: Sr Lead, Media and Mobilisation via Pro Bono Australia.


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