29 Sep, 2021

Social Media Assistant 6-month Contract (0.6-0.8FTE)

  • International Justice Mission Australia
  • St Leonards NSW, Australia
Contractor Marketing & Communications

Job Description

The Position

IJM Australia is seeking a Social Media Assistant to join the team. We have audacious goals leading up to 2030 to achieve the mission of protecting 500 million people by 2030. This role will play a pivotal role in raising awareness and understanding about modern slavery, as well as lifting IJM’s brand profile within Australia. 

Reporting to the Sr. Lead, Media & Mobilisation, the Social Media Assistant will:

  • Liaise with the Advocacy and Marketing & Partnerships teams to create content (visual and copy), and implement campaigns
  • Plan and schedule content across IJM Australia’s social media channels
  • Provide monthly reports and recommendations based on analytics

Skills, Experience and Attributes

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or in final year of your degree)
  • Excellent copywriting, including spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Personal interest in, and enjoyment of social media, and innovations in the space
  • Creative flair and innovative mindset
  • Ability to work within brand guidelines


  • Experience with Canva, Adobe Creative Suite or similar
  • Video editing skills
  • Experience with Sprout Social or similar
  • Understanding of modern slavery and international development
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience managing professional/business social media accounts

What We Offer

  • An inspiring professional environment. Your work makes a difference in the lives of the thousands of clients IJM is serving. You are part of a passionate global team of professionals – characterised by an atmosphere of personal involvement and determination to bring justice, transform communities and end slavery
  • Deepen your understanding of modern slavery and related issues
  • Gain social media and campaign experience, and sector insight, with a leading global nonprofit
  • Opportunity for spiritual formation
  • Salary determined by our remuneration policy and years of qualified experiences
  • Six-month contract with the possibility of extension and promotion for the right candidate


Please send a one-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the position including your demonstrated commitment to IJM Australia’s values as detailed above, along with your current  CV, to recruitment@ijm.org.au.

IJM Australia is interviewing and recruiting for this position as applications are received, so we     encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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