Consumer Advocacy Campaigner

  • CHOICE
  • 57 Carrington Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
  • 13/06/2019
Fixed Term Contract Community Services Legal Not for Profit

Job Description

Do you enjoy promoting solutions and gaining supporters to issues that matter? Now’s your chance to CHOICE.   $75-$80k + superannuation and benefits | 12 month Fixed Term | Up to 35 hours per week (Flex | Job Share)

  • Develop and experiment with new and compelling campaign tactics
  • Identify strategic opportunities and run targeted campaigns that engage the public
  • Supercharge our influence by strengthening relationships with politicians  

CHOICE is looking to hire an experienced Campaigner to help us protect the interests of Australian consumers through engaging, high-impact digital campaigns and political communications.

About you

First and foremost, you’re looking for a role where you can make a difference. You have a passion for fairness and you believe in CHOICE’s mission to fight for the interests of people over corporations.

You are looking for a progressive organisation that isn’t afraid to experiment and try new ways to engage the public to drive positive change in the world.

  • Three or more years working on advocacy or policy campaigns
  • Creative thinker who is comfortable taking risks and adapting on the fly
  • A natural influencer and communicator
  • Excited about campaign craft and people-powered movements.

What sets you apart is your experience with political liaison and communications as you can bring additional capability to the team in drafting communications to parliamentarians, law makers and civil servants.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Supporter Engagement you will work closely with the Campaigns and Communications team and support all our campaigns at pivotal strategic points in time, developing and executing effective tactics to win these campaigns alongside the campaign lead.

You will also be expected to run your own targeted, strategic, short-term campaigns on important, topical issues in order to deliver quick wins for consumers.  

  • Increase supporter participation in our campaigns.
  • Influence policy that benefit consumers through strategic campaigning
  • Provide supporters with frequent and meaningful ways to engage with CHOICE
  • Build and develop relationships with political stakeholders

About CHOICE

CHOICE is an ethical workplace that walks and talks the organisational values truth, help and impact. We care about our staff and take work-life balance seriously. Staff perks include an in-house bike fleet, staff veggie garden and regular social-committee events, plus the chance to work on our staff-led social and environmental impact initiatives that have helped our organisation become officially carbon neutral.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace creates a positive working environment for all employees that helps us better represent Australian consumers. We're committed to accessibility and flexibility in the workplace and encourage applications from a diverse range of people.

We welcome applications from people who work part-time in job share arrangements or need other flexible work arrangements.