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Oil and Gas Campaign Manager

Advertising Managers
Contract Full Time
586 days ago

The Oil and Gas Campaign Manager will be responsible for building a campaign to support the already strong opposition to the expansion of offshore oil and gas development, in particular off the south-eastern coast of Australia. The Manager will lead the development and implementation of a campaign strategy to highlight the direct risks to the marine environment from seismic testing and offshore drilling, and build the case against the expansion of offshore fossil fuels.

The Oil and Gas Manager will liaise and collaborate with other environmental NGOs to deliver on campaign goals. The role will connect marine conservation campaigning with relevant climate campaigns, and the direct marine ecosystem impacts from offshore oil and gas exploration and production with the climate impacts of fossil fuels.


Campaign management and leadership

  • Lead the development of the campaign strategy to deliver on campaign goals.
  • Coordinate and manage the campaign.
  • Liaise with relevant staff within AMCS to identify cross-campaign opportunities.
  • Build strong relationships, strategic partnerships and networks to grow the impact and influence of the campaign.
  • Recruit and manage the campaign team, including developing and overseeing the delivery of campaign and staff work plans.
  • Manage budgets, grant applications and grant reporting.

Policy and Advocacy

  • Coordinate with groups active in offshore oil and gas (biodiversity and climate aspects).
  • Engage with public consultation processes relating to seismic and drilling proposals and other relevant project proposals, in particular off south-eastern Australia.
  • Undertake advocacy with key decision-makers, government and stakeholders.
  • Work with a diverse group of stakeholders to amplify the groundswell of opposition to offshore oil and gas exploration.
  • Work with community groups and stakeholders to build the case against individual offshore oil and gas and seismic testing proposals.

Campaign Communications

  • With AMCS Communications Director and AMCS strategic directors, develop and implement targeted public and communications campaigns that build the case against offshore oil and gas exploration.
  • Generate media and undertake reactive and proactive media in support of the campaigns, working closely with the AMCS Media Officer.
  • Support AMCS communications work by providing content for the website, social media, supporter emails and campaign materials, including position statements on issues relevant to the campaign.



Essential Selection Criteria

  • At least three years experience in developing, implementing and leading campaigns in environment, climate or conservation campaigning.
  • Experience in or an understanding of community organising, campaign strategy, planning and delivery to build a strong constituency of public support, particularly in an environmental field.
  • Experience working with and engaging stakeholder groups, the media and political representatives in a non-partisan way to achieve campaign aims.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the production of campaign materials and communications.
  • Strong team player, with a demonstrated ability to supervise staff, and build and manage a team to achieve results and deliver objectives.
  • Commitment to achieving positive change and protection for the oceans, and upholding AMCS’ values.



If you are an experienced and effective campaign manager, we encourage you to apply. Please click Apply Now and follow the instructions. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Please see attached for a full position description and further details on the role. For more information on our work and our people please visit our website.

AMCS is a strictly non-partisan and an equal opportunities employer. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Please Note: Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. That is, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen, or hold a valid visa with permission to work on an ongoing basis.


Position Description : AMCS Position Description - Oil & Gas Campaign Manager

To apply please submit your current CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages) explaining why you’re the perfect person for this role and addressing the key selection criteria. You can submit your application via the form below.


Please Note:

  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. That is, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen, or hold a valid visa with permission to work on an ongoing basis.
  • Applications must include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, or it may not be included for further review.


Please quote in application: Oil and Gas Campaign Manager via Pro Bono Australia.




Profession: #Advocacy, #Management, #Policy_and_Research, #Project_Management
Sector: #Conservation_and_Environment
Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $93,000
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $101,835
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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