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About BirdLife Top End

The BirdLife Top End local group  is a central forum for community activities centered around the conservation of birds and their habitats in the ‘Top End’ region of the Northern Territory. The BirdLife Top End local group aligns with the core values of BirdLife Australia to make a real and positive difference for Australia’s birds in the Northern Territory

About the role

BirdLife Australia Members with a strong interest in the future of the organisation can become involved by serving as Communications Officer on the BirdLife Top End Committee.

Network groups like BirdLife Top End work closely with the national organisation to achieve long-term systemic change. The communications officer role is important to keep our supporter base up to date with.

We are open to splitting the role into two separate roles for the right candidates:

enews Officer (time requirement: 4-6 hours per month, with more hours allocated to a month a quarterly newsletter is released)

  • Work with other committee and special interest members to compile quarterly newsletter
  • Write content for quarterly newsletter
  • Work with the social media officer to curate a library of images of birds to be used in publications.
  • Work with social media officer to post newsletter articles as social media posts

Social Media Officer (time requirement: 4-6 hours per month)

  • Work with committee and special interest members to write content for social media on bird-related topics
  • Write content for social media in an appropriate format for engagement
  • Schedule posts using a planner
  • Create Facebook events for community events

The Communications Officer will

  • Have the ability to write content (stories for newsletters, posts, media releases) for distribution to our audience.
  • Feel confident using Facebook to create posts and events to distribute information about BirdLife activities, events and interesting stories.
  • Engage with local media on stories as required.
  • Collate material for quarterly newsletter.
  • Be comfortable to use or willing to learn to use a mailing service i.e. campaign monitor to send emails to supporter base.
  • Maintain archive of bird photos for use by BirdLife Top End in communications materials.

Please contact Brittany via the contact form below for more information. To apply for the role, please read the full position description.

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