Digital Manager

  • Brisbane City Council
  • 266 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
  • Jan 07, 2021
Contractor/Temp Executive and Management

Job Description

Req ID: 550741
Personnel Area: City Administration and Governance
Branch: Corporate Communication
Work type: Contract – Full Time

Brisbane City Council is by population the largest local government in Australia, with assets of $31 billion and an annual budget of $3.2 billion. Our responsibility is to provide leadership for the people of Brisbane and to manage our resources to create a vibrant, successful and liveable city for the future. We work in partnership with a variety of governments, peak bodies, industries and community organisations to build a better Brisbane.

The Corporate Communication branch provides a comprehensive communication service across a number of channels disciplines (incorporating campaign planning, brand strategy, insights, marketing, media, public relations, social media, issues management, digital communication, publications editorial and sponsorship) to Council programs and business units.

The Digital Manager reports directly to the Manager, Corporate Communication and is an integral member of the branch management leadership team. As the Digital Manager you will be responsible for driving and championing the ongoing transformation of Council’s digital communication presence.

We are looking for an innovative leader with extensive experience in digital communication and leading professional teams. You will have vision, skills and capability to drive and deliver Council’s digital communication needs into the future.

Key responsibilities include:

  • leadership and delivery of the strategic digital marketing and online communication agendas
  • partner with program areas to help plan and deliver their digital communication approach
  • work across complex organisational boundaries to effectively manage and enhance Council’s brand internally and externally
  • deliver on various digital projects including the corporate website and social media platforms
  • provide personal leadership and direction to continuously challenge and improve Council’s corporate marketing and communication performance
  • monitor and keep abreast of emerging marketing and digital communication trends, practices, technologies
  • provide inspirational leadership to the branch’s Digital teams including Content Production, Social Media and Digital Strategy and Innovation.

What you need to do to succeed:

  • lead organisational performance to deliver coordinated, responsive and customer-focused outcomes
  • maintain and develop relationships across organisational boundaries
  • develop an engaged, productive and customer-focused workforce
  • superior understanding of contemporary digital, marketing and communication theory and practices
  • significant high-level senior experience in delivering strategic digital marketing and online communication campaigns
  • broad marketing and digital communication knowledge of traditional and modern marketing communication channels
  • participate in strategic decision making and represent Brisbane City Council to the community, other levels of Government and to industry.

Working in Council means delivering excellent customer service to the people of Brisbane and the opportunity to contribute to building a better Brisbane.

How to apply: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and cover letter (of no more than one page) that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. This role will require a Criminal History and Business check.

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For more information: Please call John Hefez 3178 3859 (available from 11 January 2021)

Closing Date: Monday 25th January 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

Brisbane City Council is a multi-award winning accessible and inclusive workplace where our people represent the diverse communities we serve, are supported and can feel safe. Council has been awarded Employer of the Year at the National Disability Awards and since 2018 has been recognised with ‘Gold Employer’ status from the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion.

Employees must apply for internal vacancies while at work signed in to Council’s system (Single Sign On) or from home using a Remote Connection Service using an RSA SecureID token to log into the system. Field based employees will be provided a system log in and password to enable them to apply online.

Job Closing Date

Jan 25, 2021