The Planthunter is looking for an enthusiastic and super organised marketing and admin assistant to join the gang. This is a great opportunity to join the team behind one of Australia’s most unique and exciting online publications.

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the editor in a range of tasks – from uploading content to liaising with contributors, implementing social media and marketing strategy, assisting with email newsletters and database management, audience communication and more more more.

Position type: Contract – one to two days per week as required

Location: Marrickville, Sydney

Application closing date: Friday 2nd September, 2016


  • General marketing and administrative assistance
  • Uploading content to The Planthunter website
  • Drafting and managing email newsletters and subscribers
  • Liaising with contributors, interview subjects and readers as required
  • Assisting in in social media strategy execution
  • Assisting in marketing plan execution
  • Helping out with all sorts of weird and wonderful opportunities as they arise – We are a tiny team and do absolutely everything, and you will too.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Qualifications in marketing/communications
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing theory and practice
  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Suite applications like Photoshop and InDesign
  • WordPress experience would be awesome, but not essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding and passion for digital publishing and marketing
  • Seriously good organizational skills – you’re methodical, accurate and neat
  • Reliability, honesty, and kindness
  • Plant love. Goes without saying, right?

You must have a meticulous attention to detail, be highly self-motivated and super organised, as well as being a damn fine human.

This is a great opportunity for the right guy or gal to become an integral part of our growing team and would suit a recent marketing/communications graduate who is looking to get their hands dirty in the world of digital publishing.

If you’re keen on joining the band of merry hunters please drop us a line at [email protected] and tell us:

  • Why you want to work at The Planthunter
  • Your previous work/life experience relevant to the position
  • Your social media profile info (Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest etc)
  • Anything else you think may be relevant….
  • If you were a plant, what would you be?

We look forward to hearing from you!