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Work at Act for Peace

Act for Peace employs people from all backgrounds who are dedicated to assisting communities affected by poverty and conflict. If you’re passionate about tackling injustice and helping communities torn apart by war and poverty, we’d love to hear from you. Have a look at our latest jobs and internship vacancies below.

Please note, our head office is located in Sydney, though we do have some staff located in offices around Australia. We are committed to the protection of children and we do not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks. 

View Act for Peace's Child Protection Policy here and all other policies visit the Act for Peace Policies area.
 

Positions Vacant

Business Development Manager

  • Full time permanent position
  • Location: Sydney or Melbourne

Our Business Development Manager (BDM) is experienced in developing opportunities for securing institutional funds for programs and advocacy initiatives. Our BDM will have a track record in the research and development of non-traditional funding opportunities, an entrepreneurial mindset, and experience in securing funding through government/ NGO/ philanthropic grant mechanisms. Our BDM will have excellent stakeholder management skills- including the ability to develop strong relationships with government, public and private sector stakeholders. Our BDM is a team player, organised, strategic yet with an eye for detail, and ready to take a risk on doing something new.

The salary will be negotiated depending upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate. Eligibility to work in Australia will be essential.

Please download the info pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: 30th June, 2019

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

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Processing Supervisor

  • • Use your administration and customer service skills to make a difference.
  • Be part of an experienced, award-winning department
  • Short-term backfill position – 8 months
  • 3 days per week, 5 days in busy periods where possible
  • Location: Sydney CBD

You're a motivated team player with a track record of customer service, data handling or payment processing. You're looking for a role where you can make a real difference, work as a part of a team and get passionate about our cause. Most of all, you're looking for a position that will give you the opportunity to use your skills and attention to detail to create a real difference in the lives of others around the world.

In this position you'll be part of a motivated and experienced team that is delivering significant growth through an ambitious new fundraising strategy. You'll work with the team to process donations and handle supporter correspondence. You will provide exceptional supporter care in every communication with our valued supporters. As a key part of the team, you will be part of a high-performing unit delivering excellent supporter care that inspires our supporters to give more, do more and stay longer in the fight against injustice.

This is a position based in our Sydney CBD office.

Please download the info pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: 24th June 2019

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

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Digital Fundraising Coordinator

  • Develop and implement growth strategies for our digital marketing technology suite
  • Be part of an experienced, award-winning department
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Location: Sydney CBD

You’re a highly-driven, tech-savvy, experienced digital fundraiser or marketer with a track record of success. Curious and with an eye for detail, you’re looking for a broad and challenging role that’s both technical and creative, in which you can take ownership over your work and see tangible results. Most of all, you’re looking for a position that will give you the opportunity to use your digital skills to make a real difference to the lives of others.

You’ll develop, deliver, test and optimise our digital advertising and work closely with the fundraising and communications teams to distribute the content they produce across Act for Peace’s digital channels.. You’ll improve the functionality and performance of our website, organic search and email. And you’ll work with colleagues to ensure our supporter journeys are seamlessly integrated on and offline.

This hands-on role will leverage your technical and creative skills. You’ll have support from the team and vendors, and will sometimes work with consultants and agencies. You’ll measure and evaluate the performance of digital content and, informed by analytics, provide insights to your colleagues that will influence content development to make it work to its greatest potential on each platform. You’ll make sure all our digital elements look great, connect together properly and are consistent across the board.

Act for Peace already has an existing solid base of technology platforms integrated to enable scale, and we will continue to invest in, develop and grow our digital capabilities to enable rich supporter experiences. This role plays an integral part to achieving this ongoing growth.

You’ll be working with a motivated and experienced team with an ambitious marketing and communication strategy and growth targets to match – and you’ll be making a big and growing contribution to communities affected by conflict and disaster.

This is a full-time permanent position based in our Sydney CBD office. The salary will be negotiated depending upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Please download the info pack for full details of the role, including the key responsibilities and selection criteria.

To apply for this role click here.
Deadline for applications: 27th May 2019

N.B. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

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View other ways you can join the Act for Peace team as an Intern or Volunteer.

 

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