Senior Content Officer (social media)

$91,315 - $104,509 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 01 Aug, 2022
Full time Marketing, Sales, and Retail

Job Description

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $91,315 - $104,509 plus superannuation
Position No: 20648
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 29 July 2022
Contact Officer: Shannon Eurell on or (02) 6205 9737

Details: Do you live and breathe social media? Know your reels from your engagement rates and genuinely get excited about memes and GIFs? Do you have a good eye for design, a love of storytelling and all things digital?

Then we have the position for you!

If you work well in a team, are self-motivated and proactively look for solutions to problems we’d love to hear from you.

The Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate’s Communications and Engagement team is looking for an ASO6 Senior Content Officer and social media expert who will work on the ACT Government’s social media channels – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

This role is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated communications professional with a passion for social media.

Collaborating within and across teams to develop and distribute high quality and creative content, the successful applicant will:

  • Develop, create and publish high quality, creative and engaging written content for ACT Government social media channels, working flexibly to assist in broader content creation, which may also include photography, simple videography and basic graphic design.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, subject matter experts and multidisciplinary teams across government to support the implementation of engaging and interactive digital content strategies, for whole-of-government projects, services and initiatives.
  • Assist with the management of the content calendar and identify creative opportunities using the latest social media trends.
  • Bring an audience-first lens to your work, including conducting analytics reporting to extract key insights, and monitoring social media channels to prepare responses to community inquiries.
  • Actively engage in a team environment and positive culture, as part of a broader content and communications team, by demonstrating our core values, celebrating success, and committing to continued learning and development.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply.

Notes: A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position operates in an activity-based working (ABW) environment. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. Under the current COVID-19 restrictions most staff are currently working from home with limited access to on-site working. Please discuss any concerns you may have with the Contact Officer.

How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit a maximum two-page personal pitch providing specific examples from past experience demonstrating your suitability against the Professional, Technical Skills, Knowledge and Behavioural Capabilities outlined in the position description attached.

Accompanying your personal pitch please provide your curriculum vitae, including contact details of two referees and other required fields in the online application form. Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applications should be submitted directly via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

30 Aug, 2022