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To apply for a position:

  • Download the job pack that contains all required information and instructions
  • Please note all applications must address the selection criteria
  • Please forward your completed application and CV, unless otherwise specified in the job pack, to jobs@storyfactory.org.au

We believe in inclusion and accessibility, and provide equal opportunity. We offer staff a creative and supportive environment and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Available positions

Senior Manager, Communications & Publishing

Do you have a passion for writing and improving the lives of young people from under-resourced communities? 

We are currently hiring for the role of Senior Manager, Communications & Publishing. 

The Senior Manager, Communications & Publishing is tasked with building our brand, promoting the work we do to existing audiences, building new audiences, and providing ways for people to engage deeply with what we do. They also lead our strategic goal of amplifying the voices of young people. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills and a strong understanding of marketing principles; at least 5 years’ experience in a busy communications role; be a self-starter and happy to be in charge of all aspects of our organisation’s communications, from strategy to execution. 

If this sounds like you, apply today! 

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Full-time Storyteller

Are you a teacher looking for a new challenge? Do you love creative writing and ensuring all young people have opportunities to succeed?

We are currently recruiting for a Storyteller.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional, experienced teacher with a passion for nurturing creativity in young people, and the drive to deliver innovative creative writing programs that become a benchmark in the field.

They will have a love of creative writing and a strong desire to improve outcomes for young people; a completed or nearly completed Education degree and significant education experience; a gift for storytelling and the ability to nurture creativity in others; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse people in an educational setting; a creative mind and the ability to develop programs responding to students’ needs and interests, with or without support from others.

If this sounds like you, apply today! 

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People and Culture Manager

Story Factory is looking for a People and Culture Manager to play a key role in our organisation.

We are a not-for-profit creative writing organisation working with young people in under-resourced communities across Sydney. The People and Culture Manager will work to ensure our team is supported and engaged so we can deliver the highest quality writing workshops to as many young people as possible.

We are looking for a true generalist who will provide both strategic and operational advice to the Executive Director and our leadership team. As the inaugural holder of this role, you will be guided by our values to develop and implement our people and culture strategy, policies, and practices. You will support our Executive Director, leadership team and staff on all people-related matters including performance and talent management, recruitment, staff development and engagement, reward and recognition, HR systems, reporting and change management.

As this is a new role, you’ll be someone who can think strategically, develop systems and processes, and identify areas for improvement and tackle them effectively. You’ll have qualifications in human resources, and 5-10 years’ experience, ideally some of it in a not-for-profit. Most importantly, you’ll be highly ethical, empathetic, culturally aware and not afraid to offer frank advice. Like all staff at Story Factory, you’ll also be passionate about improving outcomes for young people from under-resourced communities, and the role writing can play in this.

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