National Tree Day Coordinator

National Tree Day Coordinator

Job Vacancy


Job Vacancy

March 6th, 2023


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  • Be part of the National Tree Day team at Planet Ark and help support Australia’s largest tree planting event! 

  • Work for one of Australia's best known environmental not-for-profits with over 30 years of experience. 

  • Collaborate with a passionate and enthusiastic team to influence and foster environmental stewardship, community change and connection with nature. 

Positive actions are at the core of every decision we make. We are defined by what we are for, not what we are against. Our goal is to build a better world – one where humans not only live in balance with nature but help it to thrive.  

About Planet Ark 

Planet Ark is one of Australia’s best known environmental not-for-profits with an enthusiastic and committed team. We work with business, government, community groups and individuals to create positive environmental actions for everyone. 

To learn more about Planet Ark and our campaigns please visit our website 

About National Tree Day 

Planet Ark's National Tree Day started in 1996 and has grown into Australia's largest community tree planting and nature care event. 

It's a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to the community. 

To learn more about National Tree Day head to our website. 

About the opportunity:  

We are looking for a passionate, energetic and experienced Coordinator to join the National Tree Day team. Reporting to theNational Tree Day Manager, this is an exciting opportunity for a passionate professional with a working knowledge of sustainability, the environment and a love for trees!  

As the National Tree Day Coordinator, you will work with the National Tree Day team to plan, implement and coordinate a range of projects and activities. This includes marketing activities, development of campaign resources, content creation for social media, community management etc. 

The National Tree Day Coordinator will also be tasked with assessing Planet Ark’s Seedling Bank grant applications, appointment of beneficiaries, establishing and maintaining relationships with key community groups. 

This is a full-time 12-month contract position, working 67.5 hours per fortnight. The salary range for this role is $60-65k per annum + super and benefits. 

How we support our staff 

  • Flexible working arrangements, remote working and a 9-day fortnight. 

  • Access to a range of meaningful benefits to support mental wellbeing, including an Employee Assistance Program. 

  • High level of support to grow your career through learning and development. 

  • An organisational culture that rewards and recognises innovation and values, not long hours. 

Planet Ark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or age. We strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 


If you've got the skills for the role and passion to make a difference, apply now by emailing your application to Please attach your current resume, a cover letter and separate written response outlining how your skills and experience address the essential selection criteria in the Job Description document attached. 

Applications are open and accepted on a rolling basis and assessed as they come in - for employment of a candidate at the earliest possible time.  

Tom Mann

Information Centre Manager and P&C Coordinator

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