We’re Hiring: Communications Coordinator

Position Description:Communications Coordinator 2024


Perth City Farm is a not-for-profit urban farm that harnesses the power of nature and community connection, bringing people together to learn about sustainable living. Our East Perth site is Perth’s original sustainability hub, but our work extends out through the city with education and City Greening projects.


The role:

The Communications Coordinator brings Perth City Farm’s work to a wide audience, attracting new people to participate in our programs and support our enterprises. They coordinate our social media presence (contributed to by multiple staff), keep our website up to date, design materials and pursue media opportunities.

Our small close-knit team is doing world-changing and interesting work, and the Communications Coordinator to exposes that good work to the world, amplifying its impact.


The requirements:

We’re looking for an experienced marketer capable of working efficiently to drive an increase in sales and support for our organisation. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and bring design, SEO and writing skills to share with our team.  Ideally you’re also interested in sustainability and community and this inspires your engaging social media content.


What we offer:

At Perth City Farm you’ll find meaningful work, having the opportunity to help create connected, sustainable communities in a collaborative and supportive team. We are very supportive of flexible work arrangements and want everyone to love their work so we’ll support you to learn and grow as you wish.

You’ll become part of a community of interesting, passionate people working together for a better world. To support you in living a healthy, happy life we offer a staff discount at our Farmers Market stall, on nursery plants and at the on-site café.

This role is permanent part-time of 14 hours per week, but we’ll often offer you extra hours to help with special projects. It’s important you can work on a Saturday morning once per month to gather content at our farmers market.


How to apply:

Please refer to the position description: Communications Coordinator 2024

To apply, email through the following:

  1. Your current resume
  2. Maximum 1 page response to the following questions:
  • Please give an example of when you’ve designed and implemented a marketing campaign to achieve a clear goal.
  • We’re planning a new 3 hour clothes mending workshop on 27 May. Can you please write an engaging Instagram post that fits with our brand and convinces our audience to buy a ticket?

Applications are due by 9 am Wednesday 22nd May 2024. Please email your application to CEO Kathleen Burton at ceo@perthcityfarm.org.au .