Exceptional opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading Non-for-Profits.
16 Months Contract, Full-time, 35 hours per week
At Oxfam Australia, we believe all lives are equal and no-one should live in poverty. We are a member of Oxfam International, a global confederation working with partners and local communities in 87 countries.
Would you like to join this global movement of people working together to eliminate the inequalities that keep people in poverty?
Why you will love working at Oxfam
As part of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns (PAC) team, you will use your skills, qualifications, lived experience and initiative to tackle inequality and flight poverty. Yes, you read that right, lived experience and initiative, because it is not all about key selection criteria.
Are you re-entering the workforce after a career break? Don’t worry! We are looking for people with a fire in their belly and a commitment to ending poverty. As long as you know your subject matter, we can teach you the other stuff and show you what’s happened while you were away.
Lead on the development and delivery of advocacy and campaign strategies across four dimensions of inequality that keep people in poverty, namely; First People’s Justice, Climate Justice, Gender Justice and Economic Justice. You will also contribute to advocacy and campaigns addressing humanitarian assistance policy.
You will also have oversight of supporter engagement strategies, public messaging, and tactics to influence change and deepen and extend supporter engagement with the agency’s public advocacy campaigns.
You will work closely with the Strategic Leads, Head of Humanitarian and other program staff, media and staff in the Fundraising and Resource Growth unit to support Oxfam’s public work.
Desired Skills and Experience
A little about you (the key selection criteria)
Demonstrated ability to contribute to the strategic direction of Oxfam Australia’s advocacy and campaigns.
Experience in developing and implementing best practice advocacy, campaigns, engagement and mobilisation strategies.
Knowledge of corporate and brand influencing strategies and campaigns.
Experience in undertaking secondary and tertiary research, analysing research and applying research findings to advocacy campaigns.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to adapt writing styles to a range of audiences.
Knowledge of systems and processes to support and deepen engagement – including CRM, data analysis, digital marketing and integration with fundraising.
Experience working in a dynamic environment with cross-team and inter-organisational collaborations.
We can offer you
A base salary of $108,844 plus superannuation, superior leave benefits and access to generous non-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,450 of your salary tax-free).
The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to make a positive impact around the world.
We value flexibility and seek to support our people to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing.
Our culture is shaped by our values, which reinforce what we care about and how we do things, not just what we do. Our five core values of Accountability, Empowerment, Equality, Inclusiveness and Sustainability drive everything we do at Oxfam.
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. Therefore, our people are required to comply with the One Oxfam Child Safeguarding and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policies and sign the Oxfam Australia Child Safeguarding and One Oxfam Employee Codes of Conduct.
How to Apply
Complete the online application form, then, as three separate documents, upload:
a cover letter that tells us why you want to join Oxfam Australia, and how your professional history and lived experience makes you the right candidate.
your response to the selection criteria outlined in the advertisement.
Applications close on 24 November 2023.
Here is the link to the Position Description
Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We care deeply about creating a safe and inclusive workplace where our people feel valued, respected and impowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunities and encourage applicants with personal experience of the forms of injustice we seek to address to apply for opportunities at Oxfam Australia.
Applicants will be required to show proof of their right to work in Australia with the subject to satisfactory clearance of a Police Records Check, and Counter Terrorism and Aid Diversion Check.
We give priority to protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, supporters, and the communities we work with. If successful you may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination or approved medical contraindication prior to commencing employment with Oxfam Australia.