News Editor

The organisation is looking for a volunteer for the position of News editor to lead a small team in the creation and publishing of the quarterly newsletter. You will become a key member of the friendly dedicated operational team in an expanding organisation.

There is opportunity to develop new knowledge and skills in the area of mental health and to make a difference in the lives of a significant number of Australians.

Responsibilities

Role responsibilities include:

  • Co-ordinating the work of researching, assembling and writing items for the website, social media and news emails.
  • Writing and editing articles for inclusion in our news sites and other one-off publications
  • Ensuring that the organisation’s news articles are interesting, useful, timely, consistent with the organisation's policies and of an agreed level of quality.

    Staying across the general issues and trends in Adult ADHD.
  • Meeting regularly with other key team members.
  • Contributing to the operational running of the organisation.
  • Attending the organisation’s events (e.g.Quarterly awareness afternoons and conferences).

Skills

  • Writing
  • Website and social media skills
  • Desktop publishing
  • Proofreading
  • Team leadership
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office etc.)

Knowledge

We would prefer someone who has at least basic evidence-based knowledge of adult ADHD, or the ability to acquire this knowledge quickly.

Qualities

We are looking for a person with initiative, creativity, flexible, fits well within a small volunteer team environment and can do great things with limited resources. Previous experience editing a newsletter or something similar would be an advantage as would experience volunteering in a not-for-profit charity. Initially you will work with the existing editor whilst you get your feet and become familiar with the environment.

How to Apply

Contact the office or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and request an application form.

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