- Brisbane & Gold Coast > Brisbane
- Job posted on: 16th Dec 2021
- Applications close:
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has been the voice for and defender of Australia’s oceans and marine life for over 50 years. With more than 300,000 supporters around the country, we are one of Australia’s most influential environmental charities. As a proudly independent, conservation organisation, AMCS achieves change by building and mobilising widespread support from the Australian community for solutions to the big problems facing Australia’s oceans.
In this exciting new role, you will lead our high performing campaign teams to protect Australia’s amazing oceans and their wildlife, which are some of the richest on earth. We’re seeking an experienced and effective campaigner and an inspiring and collaborative leader looking for a rewarding role and to make a real difference.
The Campaigns Director achieves real-world impact for Australia’s oceans and marine life by leading our campaigns and conservation work. They are responsible for delivering our advocacy, campaigns and programs to achieve AMCS’ goals for the protection of Australia’s oceans and the people, communities and marine wildlife that depend on them.
The Campaigns Director leads our campaign teams and drives the development and implementation of our campaign strategy. They work closely with our communications and fundraising teams to ensure our campaigns are effective, well supported and financially sustainable.
The Campaigns Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The Campaigns Director is part of our leadership team that has responsibility for AMCS’ overall management, strategic direction and culture.
The position manages our Campaign Managers. Positions that report to this post are: Fisheries and Threatened Species Campaign Manager, Great Barrier Reef Campaign Manager, Keep Top End Coasts Healthy Campaign Manager, Marine Parks Campaign Manager and Plastic Pollution Campaign Manager.
Campaign team and staff management
A knowledge and working experience of fundraising, grant making and supporter engagement is desirable but not essential.
The Australian Marine Conservation Society is the voice for Australia's oceans. We are an independent not-for-profit charity. We deal with the big issues concerning the sea, working with the community to protect our marine wildlife, tackling major threats to our oceans and creating marine sanctuaries, places in the sea where sea life is safe from harm. Across our campaigns we tackle climate change - the biggest existential threat to our ocean planet, with our Great Barrier Reef at the fire front. We are a committed group of professional and passionate scientists, educators and advocates who have defended Australia's oceans for over 50 years.
For all enquiries about this position please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Campaigns Director enquiry via EthicalJobs.
A position description is attached.