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Digital Organiser / Communications Officer

Combine your digital organising framework and high level communications skills as you grow membership, power, engagement and activism with strategic communications and online organising.

The Australian Education Union is a values-driven, fulfilling place to work and offers excellent support and conditions in this full-time permanent position upon successful completion of a six-month probation period.

Your salary will commence at $74,880, or higher commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The AEU offers family-friendly conditions and benefits including:

  • 13% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus an additional week of paid leave during Christmas – New Year office closure period
  • Up to 2 weeks paid compensatory leave
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Access to Reproductive Health and Wellbeing Leave, Study Leave and Personal Leave

About the role

You will be responsible for written content, digital communication, online communities and data management that mobilises members and supports the AEU’s campaigns and organising work.

Maintaining the AEU’s proud position as the strongest voice for educators and public education, you will build this power in our membership and turn clicks into conversations and action.

Join the AEU Tasmania Campaigns Team and work with inspiring Organisers, Reps and Members.

You will develop and implement digital organising strategies that engage members and supporters, and identify leads or potential activists.

As someone as comfortable on social media platforms as you are in schools, colleges and other workplaces, you will plan and execute communications across all our channels, including Electronic Direct Mail and peer-to-peer SMS.

You’re a people-person, but you also love data and how it can help our whole organisation to connect, network and activate people, and move them on the ladder of engagement – from online to real world action.

Sound like a good fit for you?

As an inclusive, progressive organisation, we value diversity and encourage applications from First Nations people, people with disability, people of colour, women, trans, queer and gender diverse people.

You’ll receive top-notch training and support, and it’s a great opportunity to expand your skills and express your passion in your work.

Find out more and get in touch:

To apply:

Please address each of the selection criteria, individually, in your written application of no more than 1,000 words and send, along with your CV, to by 9:00am Monday 23 October 2023.

If you require further information about the position please email

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