Voluntary positions at Left Right Think-Tank

29 April 2013

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Left Right Think-Tank is Australia’s first independent, non-partisan think-tank of young minds with a mission to involve young people in public policy. Their vision is for a nation that seeks and embraces the ideas of young people. 
 
Left Right Think-Tank Victoria is presently organising a large scale female empowerment event in June, which will feature extremely high profile speakers from multiple sectors including government, business and the media. In order to make this event possible, they need to expand their Media and Communications team. If you have experience and are interested in establishing some great networks please apply for one of the positions listed below.

Communications Project Officer

Location: Melbourne

Time commitment: 8-12 hours per week

Reporting to: Victorian Communications Supervisor

Length of Engagement: Project runs for 10 weeks (concludes 17th of June)

Key responsibilities:

• Contacting schools and engaging with school-aged students through Left Right Think-Tank presentations

• Promoting the upcoming conference by engaging with our key demographic and the community

• Supporting the Communications Supervisor in their role and duties

Training and learning opportunities:

• In-house training

• Ongoing support from the State Communications and Events Manager

• Opportunity to develop relationships with professional mentors

The ultimate candidate should…

• Have experience in communications or marketing

• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

• Be able to meet a time commitment of 8-12 hours per week

How to apply:

Email your CV and a brief cover letter in response to the above selection criteria to recruiting@leftright.org.au

 

Audio-Visual Communications Officer

Location: Melbourne

Time commitment: 8-12 hours per week

Reporting to: Victorian Communications Supervisor

Length of Engagement: Project runs for 10 weeks (concludes 17th of June)

Key responsibilities:

• Creating and distributing a promotional slideshow and promotional video for the conference

• Managing all visual communications, imagery, and design for the conference

• Working within the constraints of Left Right Think-Tank’s in-house style guide

Training and learning opportunities:

• In-house training

• Ongoing support from the State Communications and Events Manager

• Opportunity to develop relationships with professional mentors

The ultimate candidate should…

• Have experience in communications or marketing

• Have experience with video design and editing

• Be able to meet a time commitment of 8-12 hours per week

How to apply:

Email your CV and a brief cover letter in response to the above selection criteria to recruiting@leftright.org.au

 

Media Relations Project Officer

Location: Melbourne

Time commitment: 8-12 hours per week

Reporting to: Victorian Communications Supervisor

Length of Engagement: Project runs for 10 weeks (concludes 17th of June)

Key responsibilities:

• Writing press releases

• Building and maintaining a media contact list

• Promoting the Left Right Think-Tank brand, and our upcoming conference

• Managing Left Right Think-Tank’s mass media presence, promotional photos, etc.

Training and learning opportunities:

• In-house training

• Ongoing support from the State Communications and Events Manager

• Opportunity to develop relationships with professional mentors

The ultimate candidate should…

• Have experience in communications or marketing

• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

• Be able to meet a time commitment of 8-12 hours per week

How to apply:

Email your CV and a brief cover letter in response to the above selection criteria to recruiting@leftright.org.au