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Marketing Coordinator



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About the Role

About Plastic Oceans Australasia

Plastic Ocean’s Australasia (POA) is an impact not-for-profit organisation on a mission to change people’s attitude to plastic within a generation.

POA works with community groups, businesses and individuals, offering professional education programs that are scientifically endorsed to inspire people to reduce plastic using self-led initiatives by working with others to eliminate plastic from supply chains and within the community, business and government entities.

The organisation operates extensive public awareness campaigns and offers education programs for businesses and schools to provide the wider public - especially younger generations, with educational information on how to reduce their plastic footprint while raising awareness about its impact on the ocean.

About the Role

Plastic Oceans Australasia is looking for a Savvy Marketing and Communications Coordinator! This is a great opportunity for a graduate looking to contribute to the delivery of best-practice and innovative marketing and communication strategies and work with a team of experts in the business, education and science fields. 

As a graduate, the training, mentoring, networking opportunities and the chance to rotate through the organisation is designed to provide the right person with the skills and knowledge to advance their career. 

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is primarily responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the Plastic Oceans Australasia (POA) brand, marketing strategy and international campaigns and will contribute to

the delivery of best-practice and innovative marketing and communication strategies to ensure that POA is positioned to complement organisational objectives.


This is a volunteer/internship role and a great opportunity for a university student or recent graduate. The right candidate will be in a position to be promoted into employment. Apply via POA website at or send your CV and Cover Letter to

For further information please contact

Applications accepted until April 30th 2023



  • Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of the POA brand and marketing strategy.

  • Lead the development, execution and evaluation of a range of national POA campaigns.

  • Develop and implement strategic communication and marketing strategies (both internal and external) for key POA projects and initiatives.

  • Manage the application of the brand across the POA network and with corporate partners.

  • Oversee the production and distribution of marketing and communications collateral for the POA network.

  • Provide strategic advice and recommendations to the POA Executive on marketing and communications strategies.

  • Provide effective leadership to drive the performance and outputs of the team.

  • Establish initiatives, policies and procedures that deliver ongoing improvements in service delivery.



  • Qualifications in marketing, communications, media, or a related discipline, and/or equivalent demonstrated experience in a related field.

  • Highly developed strategic marketing, communications, and project management skills.

  • Capacity to develop successful marketing and communication strategies.

  • Ability to lead and effectively manage the performance, output and development of direct reports.

  • Capacity to build and manage relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including senior executives.

About the Company

Our mission is to change the world's attitude to plastic within a generation and we do so through our comprehensive program for organisations. Single-use plastic is wreaking havoc on our planet and now more than ever we feel it is imperative to empower people to change the way they view and use plastic, whist inspiring others to do the same.

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