Updated Community Engagement Position

Hi everyone,

Last week we advertised our Beautiful Walks position - but we've now received extra funds and will be expanding it to two days (fifteen hours) per week with some extra duties for community outreach as well as building and maintaining our supporter base.

The updated position description is below, or contact me on 0408 583 694 with any questions.




Location: Mackay, Queensland

Term: 6 month part-time contract, 30 June 2015 - 31 December 2015 with the possibility of extension

Hours:  15 hours per week (two days)

Rate: $28.80 per hour

Reports to: Mackay Conservation Group Co-ordinator

The position will be based from the Mackay Environment Centre, 156 Wood St. Mackay. 

Essential requirements of the role:

  • Knowledge of the local Mackay area, particularly the natural environment
  • Experience with organising successful events
  • Understanding of media, including social media
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work well in small teams
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to network with stakeholders
  • Ability to work with volunteers
  • Drivers licence

Desirable qualities

  • Experience with membership systems e.g. databases
  • Experience with website content and maintenance

Key Duties:

  • Organise regular outreach stalls
  • Organise fortnightly volunteer meetings (with assistance from the Co-ordinator)
  • Maintain the membership and supporter database
  • Develop and maintain the website (with assistance from the Co-ordinator)
  • Maintain social media such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Organise five Beautiful Walks events between June – December 2015 (exact dates to be determined) including:
    • Researching appropriate locations for the walks
    • Obtaining any necessary permissions
    • Sourcing local expert speakers to guide the walks
    • Promoting the event to maximise attendance, including in the local media and through social media
    • Evaluating the success of each walk
    • Documenting the walk including on the MCG website, Facebook page and through Twitter
    • Entering data of walk participants

Further information about the role: call Ellen Roberts 0408 583 694

How to apply for this job

Please submit:
• curriculum vitae or resume
• application responding to the essential requirements
• details of two referees

Ellen Roberts at [email protected]

Applications are due by close of business on Wednesday 17 June.

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