Wilderness Society

Campaign Organiser - Newcastle

Job Posted

March 9, 2020


Newcastle, New South Wales

Applications Close

18th March 2020


Role Level



$65,672 to 75,224 (pro-rata)

Work From Home

Flexible Hours

In One Sentence

The role is focused on building and supporting a bigger and more diverse movement for nature protection and climate justice.

How you will make an impact

The Wilderness Society is an independent environmental advocacy organisation. The work we do leverages our strong base to build a mass movement for nature conservation in Australia. Since 1976, we’ve stood at the forefront of the country’s most historic campaigns, including the Franklin River, Fraser Island, Tasmanian Forests and James Price Point in the Kimberley. Today, we’re training a new generation of environmental leaders with a sophisticated community organising, ‘Movement for Life’, program and building support for effective and lasting change to our environmental laws. The Wilderness Society exists to protect Australia’s natural environment and the life it supports.

The role is focused on building and supporting a bigger and more diverse movement for nature protection and climate justice. The role involves recruiting and retaining volunteers, developing and training community leaders, engaging communities in meaningful dialogue and action and supporting the Campaign Manager in developing and delivering winning strategy. The Campaign Organiser will work on broad cross-organisational movement-building efforts, as well as on specific campaigns for the Wilderness Society Newcastle.

Note: This position will often require work outside of standard 9-5 business hours.

Be part of one of Australia’s largest environmental advocacy organisations with over 40 years of success.


We’re committed to looking after our staff by offering:

  • Flexible working conditions
  • Work-life balance
  • Five weeks of annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Ethical superannuation
  • Ongoing career and professional development

How to Apply

To apply send a concise cover letter clearly addressing the Selection Criteria and your CV to [email protected]. Please note that not adequately addressing the selection criteria will result in your application not being shortlisted. The successful applicant will be required to have the ability to work within Australia.

Please reference Nowhere & Everywhere in your application.

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