NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Campaigns Director

Organisation Name Seed
Location Australia
Date Posted 2023-03-13
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1043944
  • Make a stand with Australia's first Indigenous youth climate network
  • Lead the national strategic development & promotion of cutting-edge campaigns
  • Flexible location (ideally WA) | $110 - 135K package | 2-year ongoing


The Organisation

Seed is Australia's first Indigenous Youth Climate Network, building a movement led by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to protect country, culture and communities from the causes and impacts of climate change. 

Seed provide platforms for Indigenous young people to build their skills, confidence and networks to lead action on climate justice campaigns in their communities. Since launching in 2014, Seed has rapidly grown to be a powerful, national grassroots network of volunteers across the country. They elevate the voices of First Nations people to lead solutions to the climate crisis and to create change.

The Benefits
  • Be part of a highly dynamic national senior leadership team
  • Respectful, values driven, culturally sensitive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements, including remote work from home options
  • Generous leave provisions (annual, family, cultural, end of year shutdown, TOIL)
  • Annual professional development and wellbeing allowances and Employee Assistance Program
The Role

Reporting to the CEO and working collaboratively across all areas of the organisation, you will lead the development and execution of highly engaging proactive and reactive campaigns across the nation.
You will:
  • Manage the campaign team and a network of campaign volunteers
  • Engage with Aboriginal and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities on climate change
  • Inform the communications team on key campaign moments, messaging, stories and spokespeople
  • Implement the communications strategy to support campaigns and community engagement
  • Design and facilitate dynamic meetings and workshops online and in person
  • Track, evaluate and report on campaign outcomes
Skills Required

You are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who can lead young people to create change in their community and to protect country. You may have experience working with movement building campaigning organisations within climate, environmental, human rights, social justice, or a similar values-driven social change organisation.
With an innate ability to campaign, you will ideally have:
  • Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities
  • Designed and lead impactful campaigns, using data to adapt strategy and inform decision making
  • Managed complex projects with competing demands under time pressure
  • Led a high performing team (staff or volunteers) to achieve goals and success
  • Proficiency in monitoring, evaluating and tracking campaign effectiveness
  • Conveyed complex political and social issues simply and clearly
  • Ability to travel throughout Australia on short notice

Formal education and qualifications matter less than experience, excellence, initiative and drive. If a couple of these criteria speak to you, you could be who we’re looking for and we’d love for you to send us a resume and cover letter telling us about yourself. Please apply by clicking the link, sending an email to or contact Kelly Gentle on 02 8243 0570 with any specific questions.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

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