Purpose builds and supports movements to advance the fight for an open, just, and habitable world. We use public mobilisation and storytelling to help leading organisations, activists, businesses, and philanthropies engaged in this fight, and we create campaigning labs and new initiatives that can shift policies and change public narratives when it matters most.
To do this, Purpose brings together world-class talent from the world of creatives, content development, storytelling, campaigning, grassroots organising, and political strategy to build new creative campaigning models.
Guided by smart strategy and powered by participation, our work reframes issues, engages new audiences, shifts public discourse, and ultimately drives targeted action that creates lasting impact.
Join the team that made all this work!
ABOUT THE ROLE
Purpose is seeking an Associate Strategist with a commitment to our mission to join our international Strategy team. The position is a full-time 12-month maximum term contract based in our Sydney office with potential for extension.
This is a participant role in Democracy in Colour's POC Placement Program - an on-the-job training program for campaigners of colour.
This program is about finding emerging campaigners of colour, supporting their talent, and pushing organisations to centre their voices for real, lasting change.
It places emerging leaders in paid traineeships in advocacy organisations alongside a training and mentoring program run by Democracy in Colour.
As part of the program, you will work within Purpose, and spend on average a half day per week participating in training and professional development as part of the placement program.
This role will contribute to developing campaign strategies, collaborating closely with our creative and campaigning teams, for Purpose’s creative digital and offline campaigns that mobilise audiences to action on critical social and environmental issues.
We're looking for team players with passion, a sharp mind, high integrity, a hands-on attitude, and an entrepreneurial, problem-solving spirit.
Salary Range : $55,000-65,000
conducts strong research, with limited guidance and feedback.
to develop social impact and participation strategies.
able to engage in related and broader project context discussion and questions.
If these are the things that get you up in the morning, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a cover letter that gives us insight into your passion and qualifications for the role.
Purpose is an equal opportunity employer. Purpose takes on some of the biggest challenges in the world, which affect people of different identities and backgrounds in different ways.
We believe we are stronger and most effective with a diverse team leading the charge. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.