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Communications Coordinator

Organisation : Act for Peace

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Humanitarian, Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Act for Peace

We believe all people are created equal, and we should love our neighbours as ourselves. Yet, right now, we’re living in a world of ‘us’ and ‘them’. Divisions are deepening, conflicts are escalating, and climate inaction is placing lives in peril.

It means every day, more of us around the world are forced from our homes by violent conflict and disaster.

For more than 70 years, Act for Peace has brought people together to respond to this injustice. Meeting urgent needs, advocating for change and backing displaced people to reclaim control of their lives.

Founded by the Australian churches, we are a diverse collection of people united by a powerful conviction: to create a just and peaceful society, we must work together. It’s both the right thing to do, and the only thing that will work.

That’s why we work in solidarity with long-term local partners; and collaborate with local, regional and global networks, academics, governments and the UN; to ensure people uprooted by conflict and disaster have a safe place to belong.

About the role

If you’re an all-round communicator and natural organiser with a passion for global justice; then this is the job for you.

With a track record of success in sourcing content for use across multiple channels, you’re able to seek out the stories of the communities we work with and the impact of the projects we support.

Combining commitment to safeguarding and compliance with your attention to detail, you’ll be able to efficiently manage all content sourcing logistics; from planning and organising story gathering trips to curating and managing our multi-media database.

Happy to wear many hats, and with experience of managing multiple concurrent projects, you’re as confident in researching and fact checking as you are in selecting images and video.

Your excellent communication skills mean you can build positive working relationships with collaborative teams, with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation, with media for reactive media opportunities, and with external suppliers, such as freelance photographers.

As a proactive problem-solver, your tenacity will help you to work through challenges, such as how to gather powerful stories from the field while COVID-19 restrictions continue.

In this hands-on role, you’ll leverage your creative and technical skills to support colleagues across the Marketing & Communications department to deliver inspiring fundraising, campaigning and engagement content that brings people closer to our cause and demonstrates the impact our supporters are making.

You’ll be working as part of a motivated and experienced team – and you’ll be putting your passion for global justice into action and make a difference where it’s needed most in the world.

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

How to apply

Full details including selection criteria can be found in the Candidate Information Pack which you can download here.

Please apply online by clicking the apply button below.

Please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 15th August, 2022.

Please contact for further information. Thank you for your interest in the position.

Act for Peace takes the prevention of sexual misconduct, fraud and harassment, and child protection seriously. As part of our Child Safeguarding Policy, employment is conditional upon the outcome of an Australian Federal Police Background check, as well as an equivalent police background check for any country in which the applicant has lived for more than 12 months during the last five years and for each country of citizenship. A working with children check may also be required. Strict adherence to our Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding Policy and the Privacy Policy is mandatory.

For our full Policies set please see:


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

Profession: #Fundraising, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Humanitarian, #Overseas_Aid_and_Development


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