Advert ID: 20010996
Administration, Communications & Events (contractor)
Ecological Consultants Association of Victoria Inc.
Work from home, ideally Victoria (but negotiable)
7 hours per week, with option for additional one-off tasks on occasion. Salary negotiable.
About the organisation
Ecological consulting has its beginnings in Victoria in the late 1970s. Since this time the industry has seen significant growth and change, with the number of practicing consultancies growing to over one hundred. Recognising this diversification presents challenges to maintaining a consistently high level of quality, the Ecological Consultants Association of Victoria Inc. (ECA Vic) was formed in 2017 to represent and support current and future ecological consultants so that collectively they can provide the highest standard of service, reflecting the principles of ‘scientific method’ and ‘ecologically sustainable development’.
Specifically, the purpose of ECA Vic is to represent and support Ecological Consultants in Victoria through:
Today ECA Vic has more than 160 members and more than 600 subscribers on our mailing list. We run regular events and provide a member’s newsletter three times a year. Additionally, we support members with regular ‘Industry Updates’ providing up-to-date and timely information.
The organisation is led by eight committee members, and a suite of additional volunteers across the primary subcommittees (events, newsletter, early careers and website).
About the role
The ECA Vic is seeking a suitably skilled administration, communications and events contractor (paid position) to join its team of volunteers.
To help grow the organisation and support the volunteer committee, ECA Vic is looking to engage a suitably experienced administration contractor for seven hours per week, or occasionally more as agreed in the lead up to important events and newsletter releases.
Training will be provided to the successful candidate.
Core duties required on a regular basis include checking emails, scheduling mailouts and updating the website. Support will be provided from the committee to complete these core duties and a suite of other key tasks that are required on an intermittent basis as needed:
General organisational support:
Improve efficiencies in the way ECA Vic conducts its business
Newsletter coordination – with the newsletter subcommittee team to deliver three newsletters per year. Tasks include:
Event coordination – with the events subcommittee team to deliver approximately eight events per year (some in person, some online). Tasks include:
Pre-requisites for the role:
Please note this is for a contractor position. Payable rate will be negotiated and agreed with successful candidate. The role is to commence as soon as possible.