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Youth Action currently has two positions open, an Operations Manager and a Policy and Advocacy Manager. Read below to find out more details.

 

Operations Manager

Youth Action is seeking an Operations Manager to join our small and energetic team. 

Who are you?  

  • An organisational guru who lives processes and project management. You enjoy thinking big picture and getting stuck into the details. 
  • A team leader with great communications skills, able to empower a team to achieve big outcomes through effective decision-making and by supporting others.  
  • A flexible all-rounder, able to produce budgets, trouble-shoot IT issues, manage governance processes and engage with stakeholders sometimes all in one day. 
  • Motivated by social justice and a passion for youth issues, you’re OK with challenging the status quo and getting creative.  
  • Organised! Someone who thrives in fast-paced environments, is able to juggle multiple projects and can complete assignments in short timeframes. When you see that something isn’t working well, you’re proactive and make improvements. 

How to apply: 

1. Download the position description, with the role requirements here.

2. Send your application to apply@youthaction.org.au, using the subject line ‘Operations Manager Application' and include:  

  • A covering letter or email outlining your suitability for this role, and 
  • current resume. 

For an initial conversation about this role, please call us on 02 8354 3700. 

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 12th December 2018. 

We intend to hold interviews the week commencing the 17th December 2018. 

 

Policy and Advocacy Manager

Youth Action is seeking a Policy and Advocacy Manager to join our small and energetic team, for a job share 12-month parental leave contract.  

Who are you?  

  • A persuasive communicator and writer with experience developing effective policy advice, initiating advocacy campaigns and managing a diverse range of government and community stakeholders. 
  • Motivated by social justice and a passion for youth issues, you’re OK with challenging the status quo and getting creative.  
  • Organised! Someone who thrives in fast-paced environments, is able to juggle multiple projects and can complete assignments in short timeframes.  
  • A storyteller who loves turning complexity into simple, digestible advice and messages. You’re able to monitor and identify issues, trends and media opportunities and you get how the media world works. 
  • Passionate about investing in young people and excited to manage policy interns to create advocacy projects. 

How to apply: 

1. Download the position description, with the role requirements here.

2. Send your application to apply@youthaction.org.au, using the subject line ‘Policy and Advocacy Manager Application' and include:  

  • A covering letter or email outlining your suitability for this role, and 
  • current resume. 

For an initial conversation about this role, please call us on 02 8354 3700. 

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 12th December 2018. 

We intend to hold interviews the week commencing the 17th December 2018. 

 

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