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Volunteer Social Media Manager

Microlend Australia Ltd
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We were established in 2013 as a registered Australian Not-For-Profit organisation with the aim of glorifying God by empowering impoverished people to break free from the cycle of poverty. We do this collectively by assisting people establish various business enterprises so they can create a reasonable living standard and become self-sustaining. This is a basic human right. We form microfinance branches throughout Australia and the other parts of the Western world which undertake the following activities: *Fundraising and seeking donations from the local community by:

  • Hosting charity events (e.g., Gala Dinners)
  • Marketing and promotion of the organisation
  • Commercial investments and business enterprises to generate income
  • Growing our branch membership
  • Creating overseas centres for the purpose of establishing small business enterprises among the poor
  • Monitoring of the loan funds and overseas business activities

The Social Media Manager’s Duties include:

  • Create social media content across Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube
  • Grow our presence and followers across these platforms , as well as our Websites, to ensure reach and quality engagement.
  • Monitoring news, media releases and relevant websites to source content and identify upcoming opportunities
  • Develop and execute promotional plan to raise awareness of Microlend Australia and its mission in conjunction with local/branch Marketing and Fundraising Managers (e.g. letter drops, advertising, stand at local shows/events, private donations, corporate events, churches, clubs, business and other interest groups)
  • Coordinate fundraising compliance requirements, including maintaining compliance register and ensuring documentation is processed in a timely manner
  • Bringing fresh ideas and perspectives to the way we undertake marketing and fundraising
  • Work in close collaboration with Co-Founders, Corporate Partnerships Manager and Branch Presidents to ensure alignment and Branch-wide objectives are met

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of main social media platforms, with ability to create high-quality engaging content
  • Collaborative Communication
  • Supporting fundraising activities
  • Marketing and promotion of the organisation
  • Familiarity with video editing software (helpful but not required)