Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Ambassador Coordinator

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) is looking for a passionate, professional, hard-working and friendly individual to join HRAFF as Ambassador Coordinator in the lead up to the 2020 Festival. This position plays a vital role in building the HRAFF community and sharing our message with the world. 




HRAFF is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to cultivate a vibrant human rights culture and community using film, art and conversation. The Festival aims to connect people, places and stories together, to educate, inspire and empower positive social change.


HRAFF presents a kaleidoscope of film, visual art, music and forums that offer a diverse array of creative responses to contemporary human rights issues. More information can be found here:




The expected time commitment for the role is 5-7 hours per week. You will have the opportunity to carry out your work from HRAFF HQ in Northcote. We are happy to implement a flexible work hours arrangement if needed. 



  • Assist the CEO and Board with recruiting 5-15 high-profile Ambassadors.

  • Assist the CEO and Board in executing the Ambassador Program for HRAFF 2020.

  • Maintain and nurture warm, strong, mutually beneficial relationships with Ambassadors.

  • Carry out the delivery of Ambassador Program requirements in a timely, thorough and friendly manner.

  • Maintain an up-to-date database of Ambassador activity and deliverables. 

  • Assist the CEO, Board and Ambassadors to generate and secure content and editorial coverage around human rights, arts and film. 

  • Organise and host photo opportunities at all HRAFF events where Ambassadors are present. 

  • Greet Ambassadors at HRAFF events, assist CEO and Board in hosting responsibilities. 

  • Collate Ambassador photos, social content, press coverage and testimonials generated during HRAFF 2020 to assist the CEO in compiling our ‘Ambassador Report’. 



  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Self-starter, accountable, motivated and able to think outside-of-the-box, ability to maintain precise and streamlined workflow.

  • Approachable and warm, demonstrated ability to maintain positive professional relationships.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in online marketing and social media strategy and delivery.

  • Good understanding of leaders, artists, activists, advocates and organisations that work in the human rights and or arts and cultural landscape.

  • Excellent teamwork skills.

  • An interest in human rights, film and arts.



This is a volunteer role, however a highly rewarding one, with real responsibilities. The successful applicant will gain invaluable practical experience, establish industry connections, and play a pivotal role in bringing HRAFF 2020 to life. 


The successful candidate will be required to hold or obtain a current Working With Children Check (WWCC). As a Volunteer you will be eligible to apply for a free WWCC. More information can be found here.


At HRAFF we recognize, value and respect that we work with individuals who identify with particular groups based on their birthplace, ethnicity, language, values, beliefs or views. In order to promote the cultural safety of individuals from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds we strive to: 


  • Demonstrate a zero tolerance to discrimination

  • Be respectful, inclusive and welcoming of people from a range of backgrounds and abilities

  • Recognise times of importance to different cultures

  • Actively seek out and talk to a complete cross-section of society about how they would like to be involved and or represented


HRAFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin or disability.



To apply, please submit your CV and a one page cover letter outlining your skills and experience. Please submit your application by 5pm Friday 21 February marked Ambassador Coordinator Application to

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in Melbourne the following week. If you have any initial queries about the position please email

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