Who We Are

The Wilderness Society (TWS) is an independent environmental advocacy organisation supported by around 30,000 members. The work we do leverages our strong base to build a mass movement for climate action and nature conservation in Australia. Since 1976, we've stood at the forefront of the country's most historic campaigns, including the Franklin River, Fraser Island, Tasmanian Forests, James Price Point in the Kimberley and numerous World Heritage Areas. Today, we're training a new generation of environmental leaders with a sophisticated community organising program, while building support for effective and lasting change through our communications. Australia's natural environment and the life it supports is its great advantage, The Wilderness Society exists to protect it.

The Position

The Bequest Outreach Officer contributes to the overall success of The Wilderness Society by assisting to deliver the ‘Personal Outreach Program' on behalf of the Key Relationships team.

This position will attend and deliver on engagement initiatives, which include; staff and volunteer campaign updates, face to face meetings and informal bequestor presentations.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Has the ability to easily network and confidently communicate with a wide range of people by using strong interpersonal and engagement skills.
  • Experience in public speaking or giving presentations, managing multiple projects, events and deadlines.
Application Process

To apply please click on Apply Now. Applicants are required to provide a cover letter, CV and a 1 page document addressing the below targeted questions;

Question 1: Can you give an example of when you have effectively delivered a good piece of communications. What was it? Who was the audience? And what evidence do you have that it was successful?

Question 2: What experience do you have in public speaking or delivering presentations. What tips or processes do you use to assist this?

We recommend that you review the position description for further information.

If you have any questions, please contact our Key Relationships Coordinator - Cherie Hansell - [email protected]

Applications close: 02 Nov 2016

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