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Atlassian Foundation

Due to nature of this role, preference will be given to Sydney-based applicants.

The Atlassian Foundation is creating a more compelling volunteering and giving experience for our employees. We’re rolling out a new program to incentivise and support Atlassians to be the change they seek and make a bigger positive impact on the world.

To help make this new program a success, we’re seeking someone with a strong background in employee communications and program management.

1. Internal Communications (60%)

Working closely with the Atlassian Foundation’s Communications Lead, you will plan and deliver various global and regional internal communications campaigns.

Specific tasks include (but not limited to):

  • Supporting the roll-out of the Foundation’s new employee engagement program (“Foundation Rewards”)
  • Create engaging content to promote in various internal channels (e.g. Confluence (intranet), Slack, digital signage, town halls) and external channels (e.g. our website, Atlassian’s social media).
  • Create inspiring videos (ranging from simple DIY videos to more professional videos with the support of a design team or agency).
  • Connect with stakeholders from across the Atlassian business.
  • Measure the effectiveness of communications and suggest improvements.

2. Program Management & Local Activations (40%)

In addition to your communications competencies, you will have significant program management responsibilities.

Specific tasks include (but not limited to):

  • Planning and leading high impact, cross-functional programs or projects (add with a strong sense of urgency and commitment)
  • Defining the project scope, success criteria, roles, and responsibilities, and communicating with the team throughout a project’s life cycle.
  • Actively contribute to the design & delivery of communication & change management plans
  • Working closely with our internal Program Manager to promote the program management craft across the Enablement Unit and wider Foundation Team.

Finally, as our Sydney-based team member you will provide on-ground programmatic support for Foundation events and activations in Sydney

A strong candidate will have

  • Proven experience using communications to inspire and engage an internal audience (especially within consumer or enterprise technology brands).
  • The ability to engage people in both a face to face and remote/virtual world
  • Demonstrated experience and success leading high impact, cross-functional programs or projects
  • Experience managing projects and programs that deliver impactful outcomes.
  • Knowledge and experience of agile frameworks and ways of working.
  • A problem solver mindset; willing to adapt when necessary; comfortable with ambiguity, and empowered to “be the change you seek”.
  • A bias for action, constantly striving to get things done.
  • A strong interest in corporate philanthropy and employee engagement.

It’s a bonus if you have

  • Experience working with Atlassian products to manage projects and programs (Jira, Confluence, Trello, Atlas, etc).
  • Graphic design skills.
  • Experience in creating video content
  • Work experience in the nonprofit/social impact sector.
  • Experience using virtual collaboration tools like Miro and Mural.

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