ActionStation are hiring a Community Organiser!

Applications close Sunday 18 August at 8pm

Your role will include:

  • Supporting ActionStation members and staff to organise offline and win campaigns locally and nationally that advance tino rangatiratanga
  • Support partner organisations and passionate individuals directly to build local organising capacity around Te Tiriti
  • Create opportunities for affinity building between members e.g. hui, film nights, book clubs, fundraiser parties etc
  • Identify and action potential partner opportunities to further these aims
  • Organise campaign actions and logistics, from op-eds to hui to public petition deliveries
  • Work with our team of campaigners to support people who start petitions on our platform to advance Māori interests — providing strategic advice, conducting media outreach, and promoting them across the web and to our members via email
  • Build and maintain relationships within te ao Māori, while building bridges for others to connect as well
  • Help to shape the overall strategic direction of the organisation, and at times support other tasks of the organisation including recruitment, team building, management, and special projects

Your core skills and experience could include:

  • Knowledge of tikanga, kawa and te ao Māori
  • Identifying, designing, and winning a campaign with on or offline tactics
  • Facilitation experience — this job will require working with lots of different members and experience in making sure everyone can participate is important
  • Event management experience
  • Training or teaching people
  • Proven track record of working with iwi and hapū, community, university or other groups
  • Professionalism, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Passion and commitment to justice, citizen empowerment and social change
  • Understanding of how civic advocacy and public campaigning function
  • Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture
  • Project management skills — this job requires timely and decisive project prioritisation and resource allocation
  • Creativity for campaign tactics and strategies
  • Tech savviness
  • A willingness to take risks, fail and adapt

To apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to info@actionstation.org.nz with the subject line “Application: Organiser”. Please send as PDF documents with your first and last names in the file name.

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ActionStation

Community campaigning organisation bringing people together to act in powerful and coordinated ways to create a fair and flourishing Aotearoa for all.