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© Wayne Lawler/AWC
~ Join us and provide hope for Australia’s wildlife ~ Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is a global leader in conservation, providing hope for Australia’s wildlife with a science-informed, land management partnership approach which delivers high impact results. We protect endangered wildlife across 12.5 million hectares in iconic regions such as the Kimberley, Cape York, the Top End and Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre.  As the organisation enters an exciting new phase, we are seeking a highly motivated communications, journalism, or digital marketing graduate to join our Communications and Marketing team in the role of Communications Assistant.  This position is offered as a permanent full-time role and will suit a talented ‘can do’ professional who is keen to help support Australian Wildlife Conservancy’s mission to effectively conserve all native Australian wildlife and the habitats in which they live.  The Communications Assistant will play a highly valued role working across a high performing marketing and communications team. The individual will help bring awareness to the plight of our threatened wildlife and help garner support that provides hope for our native animal species and the habitats in which they live. The role will provide lots of learning opportunities and be a great step forward for individuals looking to have a purpose-led career in communications.  To be successful in this role you’ll have: Strong writing abilities and journalistic flair (ability to research, write, and curate stories that impact the mind and heart of AWC’s key audience groups) Demonstrated experience in content production, including sound experience in producing and editing copy, video, and photo content for all content channels Exceptional grammar and attention to detail Excellent organisational skills including a demonstrated ability to prioritise and execute many tasks/projects in an efficient manner Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to: work effectively as part of a small team; and, establish and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. A passion for the conservation of Australia’s wildlife and habitats, and sound knowledge of issues associated with conservation land management and threatened species conservation in Australia This is a unique opportunity to join Australia’s largest non-government conservation organisation and help shape the future of private sector conservation in Australia.    Initial enquiries to:    Applications via:   To submit an application, visit our careers page click ‘APPLY’ and follow the prompts to complete an online application form. Your application must include CV and covering letter, briefly addressing the critical competencies listed in the detailed job description on our website or the attachment. Closing date for applications: Friday 3 June 2022  Please note:  Applicants must be an Australian citizen/permanent resident or have a suitable visa in place that allows ongoing full-time work in Australia, in order to apply for this position. Sponsorship is not available. If you apply for this role, AWC will include you in its ongoing updates and communications about its events, activities and fundraising initiatives. You may opt out of these communications at any time. Any application submitted to AWC will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy, available at By providing us with your contact details, your consent to receive communications and direct educational material will remain current until you advise us otherwise. Applicants must be able to comply with AWC vaccination policy. JD - Communications Assistant 50000 AUD Sydney 2000