Volunteer Positions Available

Migraine & Headache Australia, which is a division of Brain Foundation, is the only charitable organisation in Australia that aims to support the more than 5 million Australians affected by migraine and headache. Its mission is to provide reliable information, advocacy and support for the patient community.

Brain Foundation is a nationally registered charity dedicated to funding world-class research Australia-wide into brain and spinal disorders, diseases and injuries. Established in 1970 by neurologists and neurosurgeons, Brain Foundation funds ground-breaking research projects that aim to advance diagnosis, treatment and patient outcomes.  

JOB OVERVIEW

Role includes the following:

  • Develop a social media strategy that increases the participation and growth of the Brain Foundation and Headache Australia.
  • Grow and engage the migraine community in several social media channels including:
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Twitter
    • Youtube

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a social media strategy to drive greater awareness, and engagement in the Brain Foundation and Headache Australia social media pages, websites and communities. 
  • Leverage existing assets, images, logos to create new posts for social media.
  • Engage with people on social media, respond to comments, likes and interact with the community online.
  • Handle difficult or inappropriate comments or content
  • Moderate key groups.
  • Develop a ‘content calendar’ of scheduled social media posts using a social media scheduling tool. 
  • Post engaging content sourced from a variety of trustworthy content sources
  • Social media to be managed for the following entities: 
    •  Brain Foundation:
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Instagram
      • Youtube
    • Headache Australia
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Instagram
      • Youtube

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience growing social media community, brand or page.
  • Experience in moderation and community engagement.
  • Experience with social media management tools like Hootsuite, Buffer, CoSchedule etc.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Health care experience. 
  • Video production experience.
  • Life experience with brain disease, disorder or injury or migraine or headache disorder or as a caregiver.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location: Flexible with occassional Crows Nest office meetings and remote working.

Timeframe/Hours:

  • Part-time volunteer role(s) 
  • 5-10 hours per week
Headache AustralianHeadache Australia is the only organization in Australia that aims to support the more than 5 million Australians affected by headache and migraine.
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