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Operations & Communication Manager:

Take 3

  • Be a key part of the team creating a real impact through the Take 3 cause
  • Make a lasting contribution to the environment, oceans and people
  • Wealth of learning and development opportunities

Take 3 is an Australian not-for-profit organisation, founded in 2009 by surfing enthusiast, Amanda Marechal, marine ecologist, Roberta Dixon-Valk and environmentalist, Tim Silverwood.

Take 3 are committed to reducing plastic pollution and promoting the transition to a circular economy through education programs and participation. Their message is simple: Take 3 pieces of rubbish with you when you leave the beach, waterway… or anywhere special, and you’ve made a difference.

Take 3 has now become a leading voice on plastic pollution, and importantly, solutions.

The Opportunity

Given the rapid expansion of Take 3 and the desire to further accelerate the organisation’s growth, the need has been identified for a part time Operations & Communication Manager. The role will work with the 3 Founders of Take 3 plus the broader team and volunteers to lead and enhance internal communication and build greater organisational effectiveness and efficiency.

Key focus areas for the role will be around Project Liaison and Communication, Scorecard & Tracking, Health & Safety, Operational Effectiveness and Program Management.

You will be a highly motivated and organised person, with strong attention to detail, capable of seeing the bigger picture. You will have proven communication, project management and operational skills and be committed to Take 3’s cause and values.

Previous experience working in an operational management role in a small business environment would be well considered, preferably with a for-purpose organisation.

This role is part-time, based in Sydney and will require occasional travel to the Central Coast. For more information or for a confidential discussion, please call Tim Silverwood on 0420 668 114 or email

To apply, you MUST submit a CV and covering letter to, explaining why you are interested in representing the Take 3 and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

A copy of the position description can be found here.

Applications close 5pm Friday 29th July 2018.

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