Australia reMADE: social media coordinator

Australia reMADE is looking for an experienced online communicator to fill our Social Media Coordinator Role.

While we expect the role to grow and develop over time we are initially seeking someone for between 7-14 hours per week at the contractor rate of $50/hr.

Reports to: National Coordinator

Direct reports: At this stage none, but may involve some management of volunteers in the future.

Timing: Initially a week or two full time and then approximately 7-14 hours per week until June – to be negotiated. Position may continue depending on funding.

The position will involve:

  • Working with the National Coordinator of Australia reMADE to develop and implement an online communications strategy;

  • Producing materials such as memes, infographics etc to increase Australia reMADE’s online audience and build deep engagement with the vision and Australia reMADE project;

  • Creating a supportive and safe online space for discussion, debate and community building around the ideas and processes for an Australia reMADE; and

  • Other duties as directed.

It is anticipated that this role will grow over time and expand to include management of volunteers etc.

Key skills necessary:

  • Demonstrated achievements in online communications, over at least 2 years;

  • Experience in not just building an audience but building an engaged online community;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Excellent design skills;

  • Deep commitment to the creation of an Australia reMADE;

  • A good working knowledge of the Australian political context; and

  • Ability to work from home with minimal supervision, unless in Hobart in which case office space may be available.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in broader strategic coms work.

To apply please send the following to

  • A cover letter outlining your interest in this position

  • A short CV (please limit to 2 pages)

  • Having read the 9 pillars of Australia reMADE – – pick 3 topics from the current news cycle and provide 5-10 sample posts that you might make (across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

Please send all applications in by close of business Wed 6th March 2019.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.