Australian Geoscience Council Inc.
Call for Expressions of Interest: Australian Geoscience Council Social Media Volunteer
The Australian Geoscience Council (AGC) is the Peak Council of geoscientists in Australia. It represents eight major Australian geoscientific societies (Member Organisations or MOs) with a total membership of over 8000 individuals comprising industry, government and academic professionals in the fields of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, mineral and petroleum exploration, environmental geoscience, hydrogeology and geological hazards.
This is a volunteer position. Work will generally be done from the volunteer’s own home and at times that suit the volunteer. It is expected that this volunteer role requires a time commitment of approximately 1 hour per week.
The role of the Social Media Volunteer will be to assist the AGC Executive Committee in promoting the AGC and MOs activities and to raise brand awareness using social media platforms. The volunteer position would suit an Earth Scientist (student or graduate, recent or other) with an interest science communication who is looking to gain further experience in social media marketing. The person in this volunteer role must be or be willing to become a financial member of at least one of the AGC member organisations. The AGC would provide some support in the form of membership or subscriptions to science communication associations where this would assist the role.
Developing the AGC’s social media presence with a particular focus on:
As well as undertaking the following on an ad hoc basis:
The Social Media Volunteer will be expected to partake in brainstorming sessions and meetings with the AGC Advocacy Committee the aim of setting strategies and objectives for social media campaigns.
Core Skills Required
Other Desirable Skills
For more information about the role please contact Kim Frankcombe at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the Australian Geoscience Council, please visit www.agc.org.au.
How to Apply
Send a 1 page cover letter detailing your interest and/or experience in science communication and Earth Science along with a CV (max 3 page) to email@example.com. Expressions of interest close COB Oct 15 2021.