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Mai Wiru Sugar Challenge Foundation

Social Media Guru - Mai Wiru Sugar Challenge Foundation

Attention: attention seekers!  Are you a whiz on social media with a heart of gold, who can help to spread the message of 'mai wiru' (good food)?

The Mai Wiru Sugar Challenge Foundation (MWSCF) currently has an opportunity for several volunteers to assist us in our current fundraising activities. The Foundation requires volunteers to engage with potential supporters and promote the MWSCF brand through social media channels and the wider web. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to develop their skills and knowledge in digital engagement while working for a great cause. Please note there is a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week for 3 months (with an option to continue)

 This role involves:

  • Engage on social media channels with other MWSCF’s social media users to encourage them to donate, take action or promote the cause through their own networks

  • Identify and engage in online conversations outside of MWSCF’s social channels that have potential for generating leads to our website and donations

  • Identify and engage with online influencers to amplify indigenous nutrition messages, expose particular campaigns or make a call to action

  • Collate feedback from supporters to report back on campaign issues

  • Track levels of engagement and interaction data and report back to CEO

  • Writing for monthly newsletter/blogs

  • Assisting with communication around our May crowdfunding campaign.

About You:

We are looking for an individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a background/history of nutrition. They should also possess the ability to multi task and manage time effectively. Experience and/or knowledge in online communications, social media and its associated software is essential.  Awareness of sensitivities within the aboriginal culture preferable.  High level computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, online tools and software) are also highly desirable. Above all we are looking for enthusiastic, team players who can communicate with passion, inspiring supporters and the public about Mai Wiru Foundation’s work to heighten health in central Australia's APY Land Communities.

Why Mai Wiru Foundation?

The Mai Wiru Sugar Challenge Foundation is a non-profit organisation that was created by Founding Director and film maker, Damon Gameau.  In Damon’s award-winning ‘That Sugar Film’ (highest grossing documentary in Australia), there is a section dedicated to sharing the sad truth about the lack of nutrition and consequent early deaths that are prevalent in the APY Land indigenous communities.  

Our Foundation is raising funds to support upcoming projects in order to educate and improve the health of these community members, and consequently help to save lives.

We are looking for someone who shares our passion for this cause and can volunteer a small period a week to create 3 social media posts relating to indigenous health and general wellbeing, along with assisting with copy for our monthly newsletters.

We will be launching our ‘Palyaringkuntjyaku’ (towards Wellbeing) crowdfunding campaign in May and would love your help with this too!

What We Can Offer You!

As a Mai Wiru Foundation volunteer, you’ll be part of an important program of work to increase health and save lives of the oldest living culture in the world.  Mai Wiru Foundation is committed to personal development, with great opportunities for workplace learning.

How to Apply:

Mai Wiru Foundation welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote nutrition and also cultural and social awareness.

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role.

Please direct applications or enquiries to:

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Opportunity Type
Screen Administration / Management

National Melbourne

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