NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Communication Manager

Organisation Name Seed
Location Melbourne or Brisbane
Date Posted 2023-05-26
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1043993-4
  • Create an impact with Australia's first Indigenous youth climate network
  • Tell compelling stories that empower people to take action on climate justice
  • Location Australia Wide | Flexibility to work from home | 2-year ongoing


The Role

Reporting to the Communication Director you will deliver powerful storytelling content that inspires people to take action for climate justice, elevates the voices of young mob and support campaigns across social media platforms, through public relations and traditional marketing avenues.

You will:
  • Create content, moderate social media accounts and engage with the online communities
  • Collaborate with the fundraising and campaign teams to support engagement initiatives
  • Provide insight to and implement the communications and media strategies
  • Build imprint and awareness through public relations activity with media outlets
  • Coordinate communication with the Digital Story Teller and volunteers
  • Manage the database to track supporter and donor activity

The Benefits

  • Be part of a highly dynamic not for profit organisation
  • 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
Skills Required

You are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who supports climate justice, protection of country and change in the community.

It would be great if you have:
  • Experience implementing impactful communications and media strategies across traditional and social media outlets
  • Confidence working with digital platforms and tools or can pick them up quickly
  • Capability to navigate complex political and social issues and communicate them clearly and simply
  • Worked with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities
  • Managed multiple projects with competing time demands
  • Skills or an interest in graphic design, photography or videography
  • Ability to travel throughout Australia on short notice

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.

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, or 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.