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National Organising Manager - Flexible Location

Australian Conservation Foundation
  • Lead the creation and deployment of innovative strategies to scale the campaign impact of ACF’s community
  • Permanent full-time position with a salary of $115,143 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation and excellent working conditions
  • Located in Melbourne (Wurundjeri Country), Brisbane (Yugerra Country) or Sydney (Gadigal Country) – the choice is yours!

Who is the ACF?

When it comes to our environment, the Australian Conservation Foundation has been leading the way in protecting our living world for over half a century.

We are the national environment organisation committed to caring for Australia’s unique and beautiful wildlife and natural world. We’re inclusive, non-partisan and funded by the Australian community.

Whether it’s advocating for the Great Barrier Reef, koalas snoozing in big old trees or for strong climate action, our dedicated community of over 700,000 supporters are constantly working to create a world where forests, rivers, people, and wildlife thrive.

What’s the gig?

The National Organising Manager is an important leadership role and ensures the impactful delivery of ACF community actions in support of our campaign objectives. Responsible for a team of eight with three direct reports who work across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, this role leads the creation and deployment of growth and innovation strategies to build movement capacity, scale, and impact.

Learn more about this role from our Director of Campaigns, Paul Sinclair.

About you!

You are an experienced and enthusiastic people leader who is passionate about protecting and restoring our forests, rivers, wetlands, and wildlife.

You’re a skilled strategic thinker who can align and energise diverse teams and communities around a shared vision. You’re a great listener and follow through on what you commit to deliver.

You’re a decisive person who thrives on creating teams who find solutions while balancing competing priorities. You’ve got a talent for supporting teams to seize opportunities that build community momentum needed to win campaigns.

Complex ideas get quickly distilled into crystal clear communications for your team and volunteers. You know doing good is always better than looking good, and you are a persistent negotiator.

Why work for us?

You’ll do important work with one of Australia’s most impactful organisations, and with our world-class organisational culture and great team, we guarantee you’ll have fun along the way.

ACF is proud to offer our staff a supportive workplace with excellent conditions, including:

  • Genuine flexibility in working hours and the opportunity to work regularly from home
  • Four weeks of annual leave a year plus an additional three days off over the Christmas / New Year period
  • Thirty days of personal leave a year (pro-rata) available to use immediately upon commencement
  • Superannuation contribution of 10.5%
  • Eighteen weeks paid parental leave for parents (regardless of who is the birth parent) after 12 months of service
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities tailored to your individual career goals
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and wellbeing support

Apply now!

View the full position description here .

You can apply by uploading a cover letter introducing yourself and a resume outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the role, addressed to Paul Sinclair, Director of Campaigns. Then hit the 'Apply Now' button.

Want to have a chat before you click send about the role, working at ACF or to request a reasonable adjustment of the recruitment process? You can contact Paul on 0409 004 651 with any questions you might have.

We welcome applications well before the deadline date and may contact candidates to progress to the next stage of recruitment prior to the closing date please get in early! We want to hear from you!

ACF is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.

As part of ACF’s recruitment process, a criminal background check will be conducted.

We request no agency contact please.

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