Social Media Coordinator

Social Media Coordinator

Were seeking a Social Media superstar to create and curate engaging content, that will get our followers excited and involved in the conversation around Australias unique environment.

  • Full-time permanent position with a salary of $74,054 per annum plus 10% superannuation
  • Located in Melbourne or Sydney your choice!
  • Come and experience our award-winning organisational culture for yourself!

Who is the ACF

When it comes to our environment, the Australian Conservation Foundation has been leading the way in protecting our living world for over half a century.

We are the national environment organisation committed to caring for Australias unique and beautiful wildlife and natural world. Were inclusive, non-partisan and funded by the Australian community. 

Whether its advocating for the Great Barrier Reef, Tasmanias forests or koalas snoozing in big old trees, our dedicated community of over 700,000 supporters are constantly working to create a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive.


Whats the gig

The Social Media Coordinator is the superstar that develops, tracks and optimises ACFs social media engagement strategy. 

An expert storyteller, the Social Media Coordinator works to attract new supporters and engage our existing community to support our awesome campaigns on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and YouTube, tracking and rolling out organic content and ads to measure the effectiveness of each campaign.

Reporting into our wonderful Media and Investigations Manager, and working as part of the wider Engagement Team, the Social Media Coordinator uses their social media wizardry to help ACFs campaigns go viral!


About you!

You will have around 5 years' experience working in a social media engagement role and have a deep understanding of tone, etiquette and audience of each social media platform. You know how to present complex information in simple and attention-grabbing ways to engage our audience and you love tracking the reach of your efforts.

You are a content creation magician, with a strong portfolio of work to show for your experience. Youre punny and confident in using appropriate humour to get your point across, quickly pulling together content that will get positive attention. 

Part of this will involve managing our social media voice, and mitigating risk when it comes to breaking news or those stickier, more controversial topics so of course, youll have a wide interest in current affairs and an understanding of the news cycle.

Above all, youll need to show initiative, creativity, and originality. Show us what youve got by sending in a Video Application!

Want to throw your hat in the ring

Youll find the full position description on our website at [link removed]

Send us your expression of interest via our website including a cover letter (maximum one page) and resume combined in one document (Word or PDF) AND one of the following (your choice!):

  • A two-minute selfie video telling us about yourself and addressing the key selection criteria from the position description (the video doesnt have to be flash, just authentic),


  • A written statement addressing the key selection criteria from the position description (no more than two pages).

Applications close 5pm Friday 30th October 2020 but we may contact you to progress to the next stage of recruitment prior to the close date, so get in early! We want to hear from you!



ACF is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.

As part of ACFs recruitment process, a criminal background check will be conducted.


We request no agency contact please.



12/10/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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