Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Location: Melbourne, VIC, Wurundjeri Country

Employment type: Full-time, 6-month contract

Salary: $80,500 + 12.25% super + salary packaging

About Us

Greening Australia is a proudly independent environmental enterprise. We are a national not-for-profit committed to restoring Australia’s diverse landscapes and protecting biodiversity in ways that benefit communities, economies, and nature.  With projects spanning the breadth of the country – from city suburbs to remote regions – we apply a science-based, collaborative approach to deliver nature-based solutions addressing climate change and biodiversity loss.

Our organisation is made up of more than 150 knowledgeable and passionate employees, working together across Australia to restore our diverse and iconic ecosystems and helping create healthy, productive landscapes where people and nature thrive.

Watch our Impact video to learn more about some of our recent work.

About the Role

We are seeking a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join us on Wurundjeri Country to drive strategic communications activity to help Greening Australia meet its 2030 impact goals, leveraging our brand and key messages to target audiences.

This role represents an outstanding opportunity to join Greening Australia focusing on Australia’s greatest environmental challenges. You will play a key part in contributing to our goals through planning and delivering dedicated marketing and communications activity for key audiences including consumers, philanthropists, landholder and commercial audiences.

This role is responsible for developing and implementing communications plans across our major projects and corporate partnerships.  It is ideally suited to someone who is customer-focused, an expert communicator, and a proficient writer with experience in stakeholder management.

Key Activities

  • Developing and delivering communication plans for Greening Australia’s priorities, partners, and funders.
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders, including leading relationship management for key partners.
  • Creating engaging content for priority audiences such as commercial entities, landholders, and philanthropy, guided by strategic marketing and communications plans.
  • Ensuring brand consistency across all external marketing and communications.
  • Coordinating advertising activity, including booking and scheduling.
  • Producing high-quality content for external channels, including web articles, print collateral and corporate partnership communications.
  • Developing and managing budgets for partners, with support from the Director of Marketing & Communications.
  • Supporting senior staff by preparing updates, speeches, and presentations.
  • Assisting with marketing and communications deliverables, including social media and website updates.

About You

The Essentials:

  • Proven relevant work experience in marketing, communications, journalism and/or science communication.
  • Exceptional skills in writing, content production, proofreading and editing, with the ability to adapt style to various channels and audiences.
  • Proven ability to engage, inform, and inspire through written communication.
  • Proficiency in selecting and using a variety of communication channels to achieve objectives across owned, earned, and paid media.
  • Customer-focused with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at various levels.
  • Experience or familiarity with media and PR work.
  • Experience in managing effective relationships with clients and suppliers, particularly with creative agencies, graphic designers and photographers.
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management abilities.
  • Strong attention to detail and the determination to see projects through to completion.
  • Capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Interest in environmental issues.

The Nice to Haves:

  • Tertiary qualification in a field related to communications or marketing.
  • Experience in the development and management of advertising campaigns.
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit organisation.

What we offer

  • Flexible Working Options: A hybrid approach, and flexible start and finish times
  • No Meetings Fridays: A chance to Stop. Breath. Think.
  • Additional Super: 1.25% additional superannuation
  • Salary Packaging: Option to receive your salary as a combination of income and benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program: 24/7/365 support for you and your family
  • Wellbeing Program: A digital program for better health and wellbeing, supporting you to thrive at work, in health and life

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a cover letter, outlining why you’re the perfect fit for this role, via EthicalJobs.

Applications close Monday, 3 June.

We will assess applications as they are received and encourage you to apply ASAP if you’re interested in the role. If you’d like to know more or if you would like to request a copy of the PD please contact our People and Culture team via [email protected] 

Greening Australia is an Inclusive and Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment and welcome and encourage applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community and candidates of any nationality, age, background, disability and gender identity to apply.