NGO Recruitment’s Fundraising Salary Snapshot 2021

Online Community Manager - Not for Profit Sector

Organisation Name Future Tracks
Location Shepparton
Date Posted 2021-04-22
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 701346
  • Join a creative social enterprise achieving better educational outcomes
  • Develop, launch and maintain an online community for early years education
  • Suited to a communications professional from Education NFP or commercial sector


The Organisation

Future Tracks is a social enterprise working as a part of The Front Project, which is a systems change organisation designed to improve the quality of early education for all children especially those experiencing vulnerabilities.  Crucially The Front Project recognises the impact early childhood teachers and educators have on the children and families they support.

Future Tracks is the programmatic stream of The Front Project working with the early learning sector to build the quality of their professional practice and upskill qualifications.

The online community is an innovative new program being developed to support early childhood professionals seeking development opportunities. The community’s goal is to empower Australia’s early childhood professionals to further deliver outcomes that will strengthen communities and help children thrive.

Benefits & Culture
  • Work with creative colleagues who are committed to the early childhood sector
  • Based in a sought after shared office environment in the CBD
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Progressive leadership team
  • High staff engagement levels

The Role

In this role you will support workforce initiatives on the successful implementation, launch, ongoing management and growth of a newly created online community for early childhood education professionals.

You will deliver on objectives across program areas and attract and retain educators, teachers and leaders to a unique, professional online community which will provide a place for connection, learning and development for teachers and educators.

The role includes monitoring and measuring the success of the community and identifying and reporting on community trends to internal stakeholders with recommendations on potential opportunities or risks.

Key responsibilities will also include-
  • Delivering tailored support to members and organisations within the network
  • Being the first point of call for member communications regarding the online community
  • Identify opportunities to grow and enhance the online program offering

Skills Required

You are currently a communications professional with demonstrated success in community building gained in a non-profit, education or similar organization. You have experience implementing online community management best practices, including engagement, moderation and measurement. Digital fluency and experience integrating existing software and databases with new platforms is also essential.

You also exhibit
  • A passion to advance education equality with an understanding of political nuances
  • An ability to translate goals using innovative and creative problem solving
  • A flexible adaptable working style that works well independently
  • Strong communication and writing skills

If you want to use your online community building skills to support early year’s educators who are pivotal in achieving better educational outcomes for children, then please apply by submitting your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume. Alternatively contact Anna Skeels in Melbourne on 03 8080 8976.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.