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The Australian Marine Conservation Society is the voice for Australia's oceans. We are an independent not-for profit charity. We deal with the big issues concerning the sea, working on behalf of the community to protect marine wildlife, tackle the major threats to the marine environment and create marine sanctuaries, places in the sea where our wildlife is safe from harm. We are a committed group of professional and passionate scientists, educators and advocates who have defended Australia's oceans for 50 years. 

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We always need passionate volunteers who support our work protecting marine life and our precious Great Barrier Reef!

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Marine Campaign Coordinator (Northern Territory)

Our oceans need you. Make a difference as you help to protect some of the last unspoilt tropical waters remaining in the world. As the Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Marine Campaign Coordinator your job is to be a catalyst for change – building support for the protection of the Top End’s marine environment.

Job Title: Marine Campaign Coordinator (Northern Territory)

Location: Darwin.

Salary: Dependent on skills and experience.

Hours: Full time (38 hours/week), some weekend and out of hours work required.

Contract period: This is a one year contract starting in April 2017, with potential to extend subject to funding.

Purpose of the position:

  • To lead the delivery of the Keep Top End Coasts Healthy campaign.
  • To work with the community, stakeholders and government to deliver long term protection of the Northern Territory’s marine environment.

Key functions:

  • To develop and lead the implementation of campaign strategy that increases public knowledge of the environmental, social and economic values of the Top End’s coasts and seas, and fosters support and engagement for the development of a comprehensive system of protection on the water.
  • To work in collaboration with partner organisations, Traditional Owners, tourism, fishing groups and other stakeholders to build on existing public campaigns for better protection of the NT’s marine environment and unique lifestyle. 

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Application details

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

All applications must include a statement (maximum 2 pages) addressing the essential selection criteria, a covering letter and resume of previous employment experience.

Please email applications to recruitment@amcs.org.au including ‘Marine Campaign Coordinator (Northern Territory)’ in the subject line.

AMCS is a strictly non-partisan and equal opportunities employer. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

For more information about the position contact AMCS Operations Manager Kellie Ireland on 07 3846 6777.