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Learning & Insights Assistant

Exciting new opportunity to join a dynamic team!Full time position with salary of $65,000 - $68,999 excluding superannuationLocated in Melbourne, other locations or virtual/Hybrid work arrangements will be consideredApplication closing date 10 June 2021, 6pm AEST About the roleWe believe sharing ideas and actionable insights have the ability to change thinking, shape debates, and inspire action. We are looking for a Learning & Insights Assistant to join us full-time from August to find and share insights from our work, building a resource hub of learnings and best practices in how young people change the world.This is a one year contract with the potential to extend.This would be a good job for someone who is keen to learn more about social change as part of their studies, or someone who wants to move into social change as a career.We are about to launch a new strategy that will see us trialling new projects to back young people to campaign, build movements and design a better future. You should be happiest when you are deeply listening to our staff across many teams, helping them to reflect on what they have learnt, identifying patterns and producing well-designed and engaging learning content. Core responsibilitiesScope and identify opportunities to share learningInterview colleagues from across the organisation and people we work with (e.g. youth-led organisations); picking the most interesting cases to write-up. These 'insights' are new tactics and strategies that have worked well (or not!) and you should produce at least one per week.Create and share short and engaging written summaries of learnings, distilling complex ideas into bite-sized pieces of information. You could also use canva or basic video editing software to deliver infographics or short videos.Curate learning content on a range of platforms and mediums, including an internal learning blog.Create and deliver a content plan in collaboration with the Communications team.Support us in writing up one of these learnings each month into an externally-facing blog or publication.Working closely with our Communications team to identify what to share externally to scale our impact.Please see attached position description for more details regarding responsibilities. About you You are someone who has:1-3 years experience in creating engaging content; for example in content creation, content marketing, storytelling, community organising, communications, digital campaigning or social media roles.Strong verbal communication and relationship-building skills, so you can interview colleagues and partners from diverse backgrounds working on social change.Excellent writing and editing skills, with experience in writing good copy, editing, writing for a specific audience and writing for impact.Great instinct in finding and developing the narratives that cut through from a lot of information.Is interested in social change campaigning, movement-building and ways young people can transform Australia.Demonstrated commitment to social justice, and especially to the gender, race, class, generational and other justice dimensions of social change, and ability to critically engage with issues of power and privilege inherent in the space. About the Foundation for Young AustraliansAt the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), our vision is that young people have the power to beat injustice and transform the future. In pursuit of this vision, our purpose is to back young people with the trust, resources, skills, and connections to make change.Our work is guided by a commitment to beating injustice and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, young people, people of colour, women, people with disability, people from LGBTIQA+ communities, and more.  We acknowledge our sector has systematically excluded these communities. Click Apply Now or head to the ‘work with us’ section of our website and follow the application process.Please include a detailed resume (no more than 3 pages)Please upload or include a link to one sample of your relevant work.You will be asked two questions in your application in which you’re required to provide brief answers (no more than 500 words each), including:A description of yourself and what excites you about this role and working for FYAAn explanation of how your professional experience relates to the desired candidate profile, speaking to why you want the role, and how your experience aligns.why you want the role and how your experience aligns with the desired candidate profile.Deadline: 6pm AEST, Thursday 10 JuneA position description is attached.  For more information or a confidential discussion about the role contact:Danny HutleyDirector, Strategy & Evaluationdanny.hutley@fya.org.au   Insights & Learning Assistant JD 65000 AUD Melbourne