Content Manager (12 month contract)

Location: Must be based in Australia and have a right to work, prefer someone in Victoria but can be flexible for the right candidate.

Depending on experience (including unpaid and other experiences) and capacity to take on responsibility, the salary range is circa $80,000 p.a. plus 12.5% superannuation. This is a 12 month contract with potential for extension.

Hours: Full time (open to negotiation)

Reports to: Director – WorkForClimate

About the role

WorkForClimate is an initiative within the Sunrise Project which is designed to accelerate the corporate shift away from fossil fuels. We are building a platform that provides individual professionals with the inspiration, tools and community to help them set and achieve ambitious climate goals within their organisation.

This is a 12 month contract with potential for extension.

Reports to: Director – WorkForClimate

About you

You will have experience in a communications, journalism or content role, with specialist or expert knowledge of corporate sustainability and climate impacts. You will have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build successful relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. You are an expert communicator, with a proven ability to effectively deliver compelling content to a variety of audiences globally. You have the ability to think strategically and take the lead on projects. You know content marketing inside-out, and are able to develop and execute engaging digital marketing campaigns across multiple platforms.

The Content Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the Content Strategy across all WorkForClimate touch points (platform, playbook, social content, blog etc). The Content Manager must be able to produce content of a specialist nature (within the corporate sustainability and climate space) and must ensure that all copy also adheres to our brand tone-of-voice guidelines. Working closely with the Director and Product Manager, the Content Manager will ensure that content is created to deliver appropriate information to audiences at every stage of the customer journey.

Key responsibilities

  • Understand and become an expert in corporate sustainability and climate impacts, and use that knowledge to create effective, impactful, strategic and share-worthy content;
  • Devise and implement a WorkForClimate Content Strategy, incorporating product and creative content, with a focus on driving subscribers and achieving impact (getting companies to achieve climate goals);
  • Collaborate with the Director, Product Manager and other key stakeholders to brainstorm ideas and concepts grounded in data-driven insights and help lead development for product content;
  • Leverage a deep understanding of how content drives engagement, to develop curated content that is tailored to specific channels or touch-points to drive conversion

    Skills and experience

  • Experience in a content, journalism or marketing communications role, with specialist or expert knowledge of corporate sustainability and climate impacts
  • A deep passion for and demonstrated commitment to action on climate change
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build successful relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written communication skills, with strong attention to detail and the proven ability to effectively communicate information to a variety of audiences globally
  • Leadership capabilities and clear strategic thinking
  • Flexible disposition, happy to work outside areas of previous experience and happy to get stuck into laborious tasks when required;
  • Strong familiarity with online marketing best practices, including developing and managing digital marketing campaigns
  • If you meet some but not all of the criteria for this position, are unsure, but you’re keen on the role – please get in touch. We value and recognise experience that has been unpaid, from the grassroots or is lived experience.

    How Sunrise supports its staff:

    The Sunrise Project is committed to creating a workplace that supports our staff to do their best work and develop professionally. We have the following in place to help us achieve that:

    ●      Superannuation contribution of 12.5%

    ●      Four weeks annual leave with leave loading of 17.5%

    ●      Birthday leave (if it’s your birthday, you get a day off)

    ●      Cultural leave

    ●      12 weeks parental leave after 12 months of service

    ●      Commitment to supporting to your professional development

    ●      Access to Employee Assistance Program

    ●      Coaching and management support with regular 1:1 meetings

    ●      Performance reviews and feedback to support you and the team to reflect and grow

    ●      A co-developed initial 3 month work plan to help you hit the ground running and have clarity on your role and responsibilities.

    ●      Flexible work policy

    How to apply for this job


    To apply for the position, start your application by clicking here. The application window will close on Friday January 15th at 11:59pm AEDT.

    This is a 12 month contract with potential for extension.

    In our commitment to inclusive hiring of the best candidates, we use the Be Applied hiring system to process applications. The Applied system reduces the opportunity for unconscious bias in allowing for anonymised reviews of responses to work sample questions. This means we assess candidates on how well they apply themselves and communicate on relevant work tasks. When you click on the link you will be taken to an external site to start your application. You will be required to upload a CV or resume and will be asked several questions that will be related to the role you are applying for. There is no requirement to submit a cover letter.

    If you would like to apply using other methods than those above – eg. via a video recording etc – please get in touch with and we can arrange it.