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Work with us, Media and Communications Coordinator

Media and Communications Coordinator (volunteer position - part-time)

A unique volunteer opportunity exists within Architects for Peace for a Media and Communications Coordinator to join our Melbourne team. The role is fundamentally accountable for maintaining the organization's communication streams, including preparation and distribution of written content, liaison with key media contacts, managing social media platforms and, ensuring the organization's projects and events are effectively communicated to our global community of more than 25,000 followers.

Highly valued personal and professional qualities would see you as being energetic, showing maturity and experience in communicating important social justice and built environment issues and, possessing skills to build strong relationships.


  • Coordinate communications and marketing strategies
  • Create content for website, social media, direct marketing and other promotional platforms and channels
  • Coordinate social media campaigns via Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and MailChimp including: content, design and monitoring
  • Support the end-to-end planning, execution and optimisation of digital marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Manage and update graphic content for the organization's online and archive resources
  • Identify and connect with organizations who may be interested in partnering with Architects for Peace
  • Work closely with the team and manage volunteers where required

Essential skills:

  • Have tertiary qualifications in Communications (Journalism, Public Relations, Media, Marketing
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Ideally 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role in the not for profit sector
  • Experience in creating and coordinating targeted social media, digital marketing and advertising campaigns with strong analytical & reporting skills is highly desirable
  • The successful candidate will be a team player who is passionate about social justice

How to apply: 
Please send your resume to
and we will get in touch with you.

About us:
Architects for Peace is a volunteer run, not for profit incorporated organisation made up of planners, architects, urban designers, landscape architects, engineers, environmentalists and artists and, aims to provide an alternative forum for debating political, environmental and social issues in the professional urban context. In Melbourne we are a small and friendly team of students and professionals of diverse backgrounds and experience.


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