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Strategic Partnership Coordinator (Sydney)

Staff Vacancies

  • A unique opportunity to work with one of Australia’s most-loved not-for-profits
  • Use your relational and strategic skills to grow TEAR's presence amongst the Australian Church; empowering local Churches to be more actively responding to issues of global poverty and injustice.
  • Part-time – 4 days | Surry Hills (Sydney) | Christian organisation

About TEAR Australia

TEAR is a Christian development, relief and advocacy organisation responding to global poverty and injustice. Our vision is for a just and compassionate world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve their God-given potential. To work at TEAR is to live out your vocation; a space where your faith, passion for justice and skills intersect. TEAR offers generous salary packaging benefits, a friendly and flexible work environment, and will challenge you on your faith and justice journey.

About the Role

Reporting to the head of Community Engagement, the Strategic Partnership Coordinator will work closely with Churches, Christian Leaders and Influencers to grow TEAR's presence amongst the Australian Church and empower local Churches to be more actively responding to issues of global poverty and injustice.

You will -

  • Work closely with Churches and Christian leaders/influencers to increase TEAR’s influence and reach amongst the NSW Church community.
  • Nurture and grow TEAR’s strategic partnerships by shaping compelling proposals that support the work of TEAR and the local church.
  • Mobilize Christian leaders and influencers to take-action in response to poverty and injustice via TEAR’s campaigns and initiatives.
  • Oversee the relational management of TEAR’s church partnerships nationally.

About you - does this sound like you?

  • You love the church and social justice; you understand the theological basis of integral mission and how it relates to the Australian church context.
  • You are passionate about seeing the local Church become increasingly more active in responding to issues of justice and extreme poverty.
  • You pride yourself on your excellent relationship-building skills, you value others and work collaboratively to balance campaign goals with the limitations of technology.
  • You’re a good communicator and love to get out and about and tell a story.

Position description


Apply today!

Send us your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

In your cover letter tell us in one page:

  • Why you are keen to be TEAR’s Strategic Partnership Coordinator.
  • Tell us about your experience building support for a particular issue or cause.
  • Why TEAR? How do your values align with ours?

Position Location:

Surry Hills, Sydney


Tim Johnson, Head of Community Engagement, 03 9264 7000

[email protected]

TEAR Australia’s recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the well-being and protection of children and vulnerable adults. We seek to be a diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders and ages work together and are equally appreciated and respected. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for TEAR roles.