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Marketing Coordinator

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Organisation : Pingala

Location : Sydney

Time required : 4 + hours / week - flexible availability in day-time and on week-days important

Duration of project : ongoing

Sector : Community Engagement, Conservation & Environment

Posted on : 31 May, 2018

About the Role



Pingala has a vision of a fairer energy system, where communities are empowered to collectively own and operate local renewable energy projects; re-localising business and sharing the benefits + opportunities of our transition to renewable energy.

Pingala recently completed their first project on the roof of Young Henrys craft brewery in the Inner West suburb of Newtown in Sydney. The Pingala Co-operative sold all the shares issued for funding the project in just nine minutes and achieved several firsts; in the process: the first operating community solar co-operative with investors; the first community solar lease; the first equity crowdfunded community solar project. Concurrently, Pingala has been working with three remote Aboriginal communities in north-west NSW on energy independence and affordability, plus their visions of increasing self-sufficiency and community resilience.

Role Description
We are currently seeking a marketing all-rounder to help us spread the news about Pingala’s daily activities, soon-to-emerge projects and community collaborations in the citizen-led energy transition.

Tasks include:

Developing accurate, informative and engaging material for:
the Pingala website
Media Releases
Social Media
Pingala monthly newsletter
Developing copy for material
Writing blogs

Contributing to the activities of the Pingala Marketing team in:
Liaising with the media
Archiving photos and media press
Considering and pursuing media opportunities for Pingala
Developing marketing strategy
Refreshing current marketing collateral

Essential skills/qualifications:

Completed or in progress Media/Marketing/Arts or Business degree OR
Completed or in progress Public Relations or Communications degree OR
Diploma in Marketing
Great time management and computer skills
Excellent oral and written communication
Good personal and relationship-building skills
Photo and video editing skills
Sound understanding of copyright

Desirable attributes: A passion for clean green energy generation and community empowerment!!

Training: We will train you in all things Pingala to fully equip you for the role!

Pingala internal

Team: Marketing Team

The Marketing Team promotes Pingala’s projects and events, and spreads the word about the possibilities for community energy, to engage communities, families, government and business organisations in conversations about the future possibilities for community energy.

Reports to: Marketing Team Co-ordinator

Hours/week: 4 + hours / week – flexible availability in day-time and on week-days important

How we work
Pingala is a diverse, inclusive and fun group of people who are highly motivated and inspired to make projects happen. If you think this role is for you, and you wish to improve your skills, deepen your understanding of the not for profit sector and develop professionally, then consider this opportunity.

Please submit your resume and why you’d be a good fit for this role to:

Emma Dortins – Volunteer Coordinator
Pingala: Community Renewables for Sydney | facebook/pingalasydney

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Pingala
Not for Profit : Yes

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For details concerning this role , please contact

Emma Dortins

Email :

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


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