Admin & Operation Coordinator


Admin & Operation Coordinator

Job Description 

  • Location: Sydney & WFH
  • Contract role 6 months with the option to renew
  • 2 day a week 0.4 FTE (hours can be worked flexibly over 1 week)
  • In person office day Thursdays in Chippendale location 
  • Salary range daily rate of $200 + super (10.5%) 


About the Role: 

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to play a key role in MDA’s efforts to promote cultural and linguistic diversity, respect, and inclusion in Australian media and society at large. 

The Admin & Operations Coordinator role will play an integral role in MDA’s day-to-day operational work. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including flexible work arrangements in an inclusive working environment. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain MDA Member’s Engagement Tracker, documenting and recording all engagements, payments, and member requests
  • Being liaison point for MDA members 
  • Admin support for organising MDA events (including state chapter support)
  • Process requests for additions to MDA’s expert diversity directory
  • Diary support and management for MDA’s CEO in a timely fashion over the course of the week 
  • Ad hoc admin support as required to MDA national team and state chapters 
  • Working autonomously in a start-up-like environment, supported by the high calibre team, volunteer executive committee, and an influential advisory board.


About you:

  • A connection to and deep understanding of diversity issues
  • Understanding and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment 
  • Project management skills and ability to prioritise workload to meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Tertiary and/or Bachelor’s Degree qualification in journalism or a similar discipline
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and social media skills

Media Diversity Australia believes in equity and diversity in the workplace, and the promotion of a culture of opportunity. In line with our focus on diversity, applications from Indigenous Australians and people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds are strongly encouraged.


About Media Diversity Australia 

Media Diversity Australia (MDA) is a not-for-profit organisation championing cultural diversity in national journalism/news media. Founded in 2017 by two journalists and diversity advocates, Antoinette Lattouf and Isabel Lo, MDA’s vision is a  media industry with full and equal participation for diverse people at all levels. 

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