Social Media and Web Officer

Join the the CHL, a partnership between Save the Children Australia & Deakin Uni, Part-time, fixed term position (6 months, with potential for extension), Help us change the way the world responds to humanitarian crises.

The Centre for Humanitarian Leadership, a partnership between Save the Children Australia and Deakin University, delivers education, innovation, and research for the humanitarian sector globally. We need you to help us change the way the world responds to humanitarian crises and transform leadership in the humanitarian system.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground.

The Centre for Humanitarian Leadership is collaboration at its best.
We have an ambitious agenda to transform leadership in the humanitarian system. Our mission is to lead and influence change within the humanitarian system through critical analysis, transformational and disruptive education and research, and meaningful contributions to policy and practice. We work across humanitarian agencies, higher education, government, and the private sector to ensure communities are served by a humanitarian system that is characterised by leadership excellence.

Where you come in:
In this part-time fixed term position (29.4 hours per week for 6 months, with potential to extend), based at Deakin University's Burwood campus, you'll work on creating, planning and monitoring content and activity on the Centre's social media channels in order to increase brand awareness and support the marketing and communications function of the CHL.

You will make an impact by:

  • Reporting and analysing social media and website data
  • Managing the implementation of the social media content calendar
  • Day-to-day management of CHL's social media channels - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube
  • Administering the social media management tools (i.e. AgoraPulse)
  • Web page mapping and scheduling of publications
  • Managing and implementing the web style guide
  • Publishing new content on our website and ensuring web content and pages are up to date


Does this sound like you

You are a natural storyteller with a proven ability to influence, align, and engage individuals across a range of platforms. You're excited by growing social media communities and driving best-practice content through analytics and meaningful insights, while working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders. Your audience-driven approach and strong understanding of digital content channels will support your success in this role.

This role requires:

  • Strong experience using digital communication tools for social media, including WordPress
  • Tertiary qualification/s in Marketing, Communications, PR or Publishing, or equivalent work experience
  • A strong ability to interpret web and social media analytics
  • Experience managing social media channels with proven track record of increasing website traffic
  • Excellent copywriting, proofreading, and copyediting skills
  • A journalistic talent for telling stories


Working at the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for communities affected by crisis and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Agile work environment including working from home
  • Full salary packaging benefits
  • Additional annual leave options available


Sound interesting

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter, resume, and writing examples by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.

Applications close Monday 3 May 2021. Only applicants that submit samples of their copywriting (EDM, social posts, website copy) and/or published work will be considered for this role.



At CHL, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, disability, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making CHL a great place to work.

CHL is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

26/04/2021 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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