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Organisation : The Foundation for Young Australians

Location : Australia, Melbourne

Work type : Full-time, Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Media, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $95,000

Application closing date : 2 Sep, 2021

About the role

FYA is looking for an experienced media professional to join our team as Youth Media Lead on a 12-month contract basis. 

The Youth Media Lead drives and delivers a strategic program to elevate the voices of young people to share their lived expertise on the issues that matter to them.

Working as part of FYA’s Advocacy and Campaigns team, in this role you’ll work to build a large network of youth talent, train and prepare young people for broadcast opportunities, and pitch them to journalists and producers. 

You’ll also support youth-led movements to leverage moments to strengthen their advocacy in the media, and provide coaching for young  people with a sudden profile off the back of a news event. 

Please see attached position description for more details regarding core responsibilities for the role.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Foundation for Young Australians

At the Foundation for Young Australians, our vision is that young people have the power to beat injustice and transform the future. In pursuit of this vision, our purpose is to back young people with the trust, resources, skills, and connections to make change.

Our values are:

  • We respect and back First Nations young people and their communities
  • We back and serve young people
  • We shift power to young people with lived experience
  • We dream big
  • We care about each other
  • We are always learning 
  • We have fun

Our work is guided by a commitment to beating injustice and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, young people, people of colour, women, people with disability, people from LGBTIQA+ communities, and more.  We acknowledge our sector has systematically excluded these communities.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Youth Media Lead via Pro Bono Australia.


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