Community Engagement Officer

Job type: Full-time, fixed term until 30 June 2020
Location: Sydney
Salary: up to $70,000 per annum plus superannuation
Closing Date: 22 April 2019

An opportunity to be part of a dynamic social change charity, working at scale across Australia and internationally.

Good Things Foundation is a new, innovative for-purpose organisation in Australia, supported by Good Things Foundation in the UK. We are focused on improving people’s lives through digital.

We are currently looking for a dynamic, engaging and values-driven community engagement professional to join our small but ambitious Sydney-based team to support a national digital inclusion network in Australia.

You will:

  • be responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies to engage our community partners
  • build capacity in our partners through educating them on best practice communication and community engagement techniques.
  • build strong relationships and support the team to make meaningful community connections by coordinating attendance at conferences and events.
  • develop and coordinate the Good Things Foundations events strategy for the Be Connected program, maximising community awareness and engagement nationally.

If you have experience using a range of communication channels to connect with a varied and national audience, you are passionate about technology and the important role it plays in connecting people and you want to see the work you do have a positive impact on people’s lives, then this role could be for you.

If you would like to join us, please apply by emailing a personal statement saying why you’re perfect for the role and an up-to-date resume to people@goodthingsfoundation.org.

Good Things Foundation is a social change organisation with a mission to ensure that everyone benefits from digital. We live the change we are seeking to achieve and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds. We operate a policy of providing equal opportunities in all aspects of work including recruitment, training, and promotion, whatever the colour, race, religion, belief, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability of an employee, having regard to the individual's aptitudes and abilities and requirements for the job. Good Things Foundation is opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.