Recruitment of Social Media Officer

About us

The Australia Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue (AVYLD/Dialogue) is an independent non-profit initiative that was established to nurture relationships, promote engagement and incubate collaboration between Australian and Vietnamese young leaders from a broad spectrum of society. Through people to people links, we believe the bilateral relationship between Australia and Vietnam can be strengthened to contribute to the development of each respective nation.

The inaugural Dialogue occurred in May 2017, Sydney, Australia. From 1400 expressions of interest, 10 exceptional leaders under 35 from both countries, were selected. They came together to incubate relationships and establish a powerful network of influential changemakers. The dialogue will be a biannual initiative with locations rotating between the countries.

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The Dialogue was supported by the Australia ASEAN Council, as part of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Delegates have been invited to meet both Vietnamese and Australian Prime Ministers as well as Foreign Ministers of both countries. The Dialogue has become a key platform to develop high level people to people links. Business, educational and cultural collaboration are outcomes of the first dialogue.  

Social Media Officer

AVLD is recruiting a volunteer Social Media Officer, based in Vietnam, to join the steering committee which will plan and implement the 2019 Australia Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue in May 2019, Vietnam. The steering committee will be offered the chance to participate in the Dialogue. In 2017, the steering committee were able to hear from over 50 speakers, attend multiple high-level receptions and network with influential leaders from a diverse array of sectors. They also received a personal written acknowledgment letter from the Australian Ambassador to Vietnam for their contributions.

Reporting to: Steering Committee Director

The Social Media Officer will develop and manage AVYLD’s social media marketing campaigns. You will work closely with the Marketing & Communications Manager to ensure AVYLD’s social media presence has maximum impact to drive its objectives.


  • Manage the development and publishing of relevant, original content to be promoted on website. social media and partner platforms
  • Development of a content publishing and editorial calendar to align with key campaigns such as launch, recruitment, coverage during and after the Dialogue
  • Ensure maximum brand awareness of AVYLD through social media to assist it to achieve its mission and vision.
  • Provide support for the Marketing and Communications manager to successfully implement the marketing plan


  • At least 2-3 years experience as a social media officer/marketer
  • Demonstrated interest in the Australia Vietnam relationship
  • Willingness to commit to 2-5 hours per week for the duration of the role, but with a one week commitment during the actual Dialogue (hours may vary leading up to and during events)
  • Diligent, open and honest
  • Passionate about contributing to the development of society
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills


Please apply online by 14 May 2018.

Commencement: 1 June 2018 until 30 June 2019