Senior Biodiversity Campaigner - Full time

4 September 2016 Jobs


Humane Society International (HSI) and its partner programs together constitute one of the world's largest NGO activist organisations — backed by 60,000 supporters in Australia.

HSI is seeking a full time senior biodiversity campaigner as a key member of our small team on Sydney’s northern beaches, reporting to the Campaign Director. Your efforts will be directed at a broad range of national and international conservation issues, including a significant focus on marine matters. The successful applicant will be required to travel frequently, and to deal effectively with politicians, industry, public and other non-government organisations, and to develop good media relations. Domestic and international travel constitutes an important part of the duties of this position. Self-initiative and drive are essential, as is the ability to understand the bigger political picture. The person will be required to work closely with a small team of professionals where no job is too small or large.  


Critical requirements: A minimum of four years’ experience working as a professional campaigner for an NGO activist organisation.


Essential requirements: a proven ability to research and write; an ability to think strategically and negotiate with all sectors of society,  a good knowledge of government processes; a high competence in computer/IT skills and social networking; and a science or legal based degree.

Applications to Michelle Whitfield, Exec PA to Directors, Humane Society International, P O Box 439, Avalon, NSW 2107, before COB Friday, September 30, 2016 – e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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