City of Sydney

Digital Content Specialist

Posted: 04 May
Closes: 18 May
Sydney, New South Wales



Salary: AUD $109,224.00 per annum plus Superannuation

Employment status: Permanent 

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD 

Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement


At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 – developing a green, global and connected city.


Join the City of Sydney’s busy Marketing and Communications unit in a hands-on role.


The right candidate will be confident taking photos, shooting and editing video and writing strong copy. You’ll back up those practical content creation skills with strategic thinking, a strong audience focus and the ability to communicate clearly with stakeholders. You’ll have experience using analytics tools such as Google Analytics to make informed decisions, and using content management systems and social media scheduling tools.


Your content will appear on the City’s online platforms as well as in social media and digital advertising. Your work will cover a broad range of topics, from core council services to our strategic vision.


To be successful in this role you will have:


Tertiary qualifications at degree level in communications, PR, marketing or a related field and/or considerable experience in producing digital content in a busy, time pressured environment for a complex organisation Ability to produce and develop high quality, effective online content to support a multi-facetted content communications strategy Knowledge of contemporary trends, emerging technologies and best practice in digital content communications Experience using current social media platforms and social media management tools in a corporate communications environment, including responding publicly to customer complaints and enquiries, a demonstrated capacity to keep pace with knowledge about this rapidly evolving area, and adapting work practices accordingly and sharing these insights within City Communications and the organisation Demonstrated experience in managing and working within project teams for the collaborative development of digital campaigns from initial brief to delivery, within agreed timelines and budgets


Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.


To apply:  Click on the 'Apply for this role' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.


This role will require a Pre Employment Health Declaration.


Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.


Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11:59pm, Monday 17 May 2021.


For further information contact: Donna Elkins, Digital Content Manager on 02 9265 9148..


Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.


We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQ and other culturally diverse communities to join Council.


The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).