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Reference Number 11185
Position Title Digital Media Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Digital Media Officer

Reference Number: 11185

Salary Range: $73,211 to $76,258 per annum

Location: Council Chambers, Spence Street

Closing: Sunday 6 August 2017

Applications: Must be submitted online

Primary Objectives:

The Digital Media Officer is required to:

  • Working with Marketing and Communications Account Managers, the Media Coordinator, Events Officers, branches and departments of Council to deliver digital communications as outlined in the External Communications Strategy 2017-2021.
  • Develop and deliver social media content and campaigns for Council activities, services and events, produce and update material for Council’s Corporate website, intranet and social media channels, produce video and animation content, develop and execute online campaigns as well as monitor online community inquiries, feedback and discussions.

To be eligible for this position you must have the following qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in one or more relevant fields, such as Journalism, Communications, Website Development, Digital Marketing, Multi-Media, or equivalent experience in these fields.
  • Have extensive public relations, marketing and/or media experience.
  • Have proven understanding of social media implementation and management with proven experience in dealing with sensitive media issues and handling stakeholder perceptions.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website: https://cairnsqld.mercury.com.au  

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment:

As part of the selection process, the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following pre-employment assessments;

  • a pre-employment medical assessment, which will include a drug and alcohol test.
  • a national police/criminal history check.

We offer the following benefits:

  • 19 day month
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have tertiary qualifications in one or more relevant fields, such as Journalism, Communications, Website Development, Digital Marketing, Multi-Media, or equivalent experience in these fields?
Essential: Do you have extensive public relations, marketing and/or media experience?
Essential: Do you have proven understanding of social media implementation and management with proven experience in dealing with sensitive media issues and handling stakeholder perceptions?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 06/08/2017
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.