Indigenous Rights Campaigner

As the Indigenous Rights Campaigner, you’ll work on all of Democracy in Colour’s Indigenous campaigns – designing and implementing campaign plans, developing engagement strategies and building relationships that strengthen the political power of Indigenous communities.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and execute ambitious, high impact, well researched campaigns that build power for Indigenous communities, align with our theory of change and reflect current social, political and economic realities
  • Innovate new strategies and tactics that enable Indigenous communities to have a real impact on policy, politics, corporations, society and elections
  • Support with fundraising for our Indigenous campaigns (e.g. grant writing/reporting, major donor relationship development, etc.)
  • Conduct stakeholder analysis, community outreach and engagement, key message development, and communication planning and execution
  • Analyse political trends specifically affecting Indigenous communities, conduct research and prepare background/briefing documents
  • Develop and execute recruitment strategies to engage First Nations peoples with our campaigns, programs and events
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key community leaders, decision makers, partner organisations, and other stakeholders
  • Develop partnerships and coalitions that position Democracy in Colour as an ally and key player across the racial justice movement

Please note this is a volunteer role that is only suitable Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified applicants only.

To apply, please send why you want to volunteer and your relevant experience to: timothy.losurdo@gmail.com.