Seed Campaigns Director - Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Darwin

Location Victoria


Reports to: Seed National Director Key relationships: AYCC staff, climate movement and key stakeholders, national network of volunteers Location: Based in one of our offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Darwin (we’re open to applications from elsewhere with the expectation of travel) Employment type: 1 year contract, full-time (with the opportunity to renew) Start date: October 2018 Remuneration: $45,000-$55,000 plus super, negotiable depending on experience About Seed: Seed is Australia’s first Indigenous Youth Climate Network. We are building a movement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to protect country from the impacts of climate change and fossil fuel extraction. We do this by running campaigns that work to protect country, while also building the capacity of our young people to be a part of creating positive change.

Seed is a branch of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC). In Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are at the forefront of the causes and impacts of climate change, and as young people it’s our generation with the most at stake. Right now climate change is disproportionately affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We are experiencing rising sea levels in the Torres Strait, the destruction of sacred country, diminishing food and water accessibility. Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity and core to this crisis is the loss of country, cultures and livelihoods of Indigenous peoples in Australia and across the world. By building solutions that work towards justice for all people, the climate crisis presents an opportunity to create a more sustainable future.

Seed is a branch of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC). We are a national network led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, with a small team of staff, volunteer state coordinators and over 100 volunteers from every state and territory. What you’ll be doing Leading the development and implementation of Seed’s campaign to stop fracking in the NT, including designing tactics, thinking about the pathway to winning the campaign and working with Aboriginal communities on the frontline of fracking developments; Working within the Protect Country Alliance to stop fracking in the NT, as well as other alliances in the broader climate movement, and representing Seed to decision-makers and external stakeholders Working collaboratively with the Seed and AYCC staff team and grassroots volunteer network to deliver campaign wins; Assisting in fundraising, including but not limited to managing major donor relationships, online small donor campaigns and our annual “For The Love Of” peer-to-peer fundraising campaign Skills, experience and who you are: You are passionate about climate justice and empowering young mob to take action; You have worked on campaigns for social change and you get a kick out of taking on the bad guys and fighting for justice for our peopl.

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1 Oct 2018


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