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Digital Communications Specialist

Organisation : Women's Legal Service Victoria (c/- Gembridge)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Children, Families, Law, Justice & Human Rights, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Women's Legal Service Victoria (c/- Gembridge)

About the role

Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) is a specialist organisation providing services and support to women since 1982. WLSV exists to help build a gender equitable society, driving systemic change and advocating for solutions for equality, safety and economic security. They work alongside women experiencing disadvantage to promote their rights to live free from violence. 
As a social change organisation, you will be part of identifying structural barriers and inequality for women and working to overcome them at both the client and community level. Systemic advocacy is driven from their practice and the lived experience of clients. At this critical time for gender equality, WLSV are at the forefront of seizing the opportunity for change.
This newly created role will develop communications and content that will help raise awareness, engagement and visibility leading to social change, law and policy reform in the interests of women and their children and for broader gender equality. Reporting to the Strategic Communications and Engagement Manager, you will implement various projects across digital platforms through high quality communications and content development, media releases, social media, website and digital engagement. 

You will assist in creating a variety of content, cross-promoting relevant articles, educating your audience and keeping them informed on issues and resources that affect the community, as well as producing high quality, persuasive, content and dynamic visual designs for all digital channels and website. You will always be on the lookout for content ideas, able to stay current in your knowledge of the sector and issues facing disadvantaged women and children. This role will be able to turn complex information into clear language, and will help to grow and maximise the reach, engagement, awareness and advocacy of WLSV’s work through digital channels, campaign work and digital presence.

WLSV offers competitive remuneration, a strong commitment to professional development, personal development, a genuinely flexible working environment that supports work-life balance, salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay /year) and a vibrant and collegiate work culture. In return, you will work in a career defining role in a dynamic and fast-growing team with exposure to a range of legal, policy, gender and social justice issues. You will be part of a high performing and experienced team. WLSV are committed to supporting their staff through building skills and knowledge for those looking for a change, and valuing the diverse expertise brought into our organisation.
About You

  • You are passionate and committed to using your digital, communication and campaign skills to help build a gender equitable society
  • A talented writer and storyteller who can communicate with different audiences and translate complex issues into compelling and action-worthy moments Strong content focus that contributes towards influential communications and campaigns on a large variety of topics
  • Excellent digital skills, including planning and creating a meaningful social media content calendar and dynamic visuals across campaign support, policy, advocacy, media and current issues. Proven experience with a busy schedule that includes posting, scheduling, monitoring social media accounts and reporting analytics
  • Proven ability to work proactively and liaise across various stakeholders to produce impactful projects and information
  • Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities calmly and with initiative and sound judgement based on priorities
  • A tertiary degree in a relevant discipline is required and a minimum of three years’ relevant experience, ideally within the legal, community or not-for-profit sector  

It is a critical time for gender equality, and this is an incredible opportunity to join an organisation that is at the forefront of advocating for change.
Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) relies upon an exception under the Equal Opportunity Act to employ women only. 
APPLY NOW if you are a Digital Communications Specialist with genuine interest in social justice and advocating for the interests of women and their children.
Gembridge is partnering with Women’s Legal Service Victoria.
For a confidential discussion, contact Jenni D’Orival or Michelle Varcoe on 03 8375 9661 or

How to apply


Please quote in application: Digital Communications Specialist via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Children, #Families, #Law_Justice_and_Human_Rights, #Women


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