Content and Amplification Specialist (VPSG5)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/028723

Reference: VG/028723

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

  • $101,120 – 122,348 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Content and Amplification Specialist will be responsible for social strategy and proactive content planning, along with hands-on sourcing, preparation and distribution of content across DJPR social and digital channels

The key accountabilities of the role will include:

  • Develop and deliver high-quality, accurate external communication materials within required timeframes, maintaining strict confidentiality and in line with DJPR's communication policies and processes.
  • Contribute to the social and digital content strategy, calendar and content pipeline for agreed portfolio areas (initially Rural and Regional Victoria Ministerial portfolios) to support DJPR priorities and objectives.
  • Provide communications content for day-to-day publishing - adapting format, tone and messaging across various channels.
  • Build networks and collaborate with stakeholders across and outside of DJPR to research and source engaging content opportunities. Provide authoritative and expert advice on newsworthy content, suitable formats and identify opportunities to amplify content reach.
  • Repurpose, generate and produce accurate, engaging and effective content for digital channels, including websites and social media, that maximises reach and drives engagement in line with best-practice multi-channel communications practices and strategies.
  • Contribute to the team's marketing initiatives, including but not limited to campaigns, collateral, sponsorships, digital presence and reporting.
  • Provide communications support during DEDJTR emergency response and all-emergencies campaigns as required.

For a confidential discussion, please call Jason O'Meara, Manager, Regional Marketing and Communications on 0418 169 446.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

To be eligible for this position you must hold the mandatory qualification as outlined in the position description.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 27 June 2021.

Content and Amplification Specialist (VPSG5)

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Jason O'Meara | 0418 169 446

Content and Amplification Specialist (VPSG5)