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Communications Coordinator - Melbourne

BICYCLE NETWORK

We’re looking for a Communications Coordinator!

  • Are you a communications guru who wants to see more Australians ride a bike?

  • Are you as comfortable working behind the desk as you are out in public meeting people?

  • Do you want to make Australian communities healthier and more sustainable?

Bicycle Network believes that physical activity & sustainable transport is vital for a happy, healthy community – that’s why we make it easier for everyone to ride a bike. We support and service the needs of nearly 50,000 members, thousands of event participants and the general bike riding community across Australia.

As the Communications Coordinator, you’ll be delivering messages through our on line newsletters, web site, social and traditional media that will make a significant contribution to making Australia a nation of bike riders.

We’re looking for a progressive thinker, someone who’s always striving to improve and try new things to stay ahead of the pack. In this role, you’ll be playing a big part in our public affairs messaging by understanding the needs and motivations of people who do and want to ride bikes. You’ll also work with the wider Bicycle Network team to move towards a happier, healthier and more sustainable community.

This is full-time role based in Melbourne.

Responsibilities of the Communications Coordinator

The key areas of responsibility of this position are:

  • plan, develop and deliver communications campaigns that people notice and are influenced by

  • continue to grow our highly valued communications newsletters like In the Loop

  • devise and craft social media posts that engage today's and tomorrow's audience

  • build our significant public profile through the media

  • make sure our members and event communications are compelling and accurate

  • anything else that comes up (hey we’re an adaptable organisation that helps each other, so we can’t be constrained by what’s in this ad).

The key ingredients

Here are some things you’ll need to have or develop to succeed in this role:

  • a superb eye for detail and enthusiasm to get things done

  • the ability to write and produce great content

  • having your finger on the pulse of what's happening in the wider world and the world of bikes

  • a level head when juggling competing priorities

  • be a team player who is resilient, adaptable and unflappable

  • commitment to tackle any challenge and passionately pursue our purpose

  • ability to think creatively and outside of the box

Bicycle Network is committed to ensuring our team represents the diversity of our community. Women, Indigenous people, people with disability, young people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

If this all sounds like you, send through your resume and cover letter to people@bicyclenetwork.com.au.

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