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Social Media Marketing Expert

Organisation : Neighbourhood Connect

Location : Australia

Time required : Two or three hours per week

Duration of project : Negotiable

Skill area : Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Community Development

About the role

Neighbourhood Connect is a national not-for-profit community organisation. We are helping people across Australia to create neighbourhood groups – to encourage happier, safer and more connected communities. Because life is better when we belong.

We have a national project team and neighbour groups in all States and Territories. Everyone involved is passionate about creating and supporting the creation of community. The project is unfunded; we are all contributing voluntarily.

You can check us out at

 We’re looking for more people to join our Project Team to contribute to the success of Neighbourhood Connect.  


Position Purpose

 To create compelling messages for a variety of audiences and develop creative strategies to encourage people to connect in their neighbourhoods across Australia.


The Role of the Marketing Expert

  • To strengthen Neighbourhood Connect’s messaging and marketing materials.
  • Work collaboratively with other project team members on areas such as marketing strategy or social media strategy.
  • Create key messaging and materials for a variety of communication channels – E.g., Social media, website, video platforms, email and print.

Note: If you are an expert, you could contribute strategy and messaging and other team members can carry out the promotional activities.


About You

We are looking for people who:

  • are interested in contributing to a community-building project aiming to create a connected neighbourhoods movement
  • are creative and can work autonomously or as part of a team
  • have good communication skills
  • are self-motivated, proactive, organised and reliable
  • have media and promotion experience with well-developed social media skills.


What Help Will We Give You?

You will have support to do this:

  • Guidance from Maureen Maher, Communication Manager by phone and email.
  • Existing material (website, kits, media releases).


What Will You Get From This?

  •  satisfaction from contributing to the growth of a great community-building project
  • the opportunity to put your marketing and media expertise to good use in a community development context.
  • experience working on a national project, with a Project Team, currently spanning five States and Territories
  • a reference/referee to assist you with your career.



 All the project team work from home; therefore, you can live anywhere in Australia.


Hours of Work

For this role, a minimum of two or three hours a week is required. However, it need not be done in one go.


Relationship with Other Roles

 The Communications Manager will oversee your contribution and assist in any way possible.


Taking the Next Step

Please apply to Maureen Maher, Communications Manager, addressing the following:

  • why this interests you
  • your marketing and social media experience, with samples of your work
  • your contact details
  • your CV.

Please note we are looking for an experienced marketing person for this role. If you have any questions please call Maureen on 0429 378 379. 

This role description will be removed when filled, so if it is right for you, please apply today.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Neighbourhood Connect
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Position Description : Social Media Marketing Expert

Maureen Maher

Phone : 0429378379

Email :

Please quote in application: Social Media Marketing Expert via Pro Bono Australia.


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