Digital Content Developer and Communications Advisor (VPSG4)

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/1708490

Reference: VG/1708490

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Digital Editor and Communications Officer

VPSG4 - $91,418 – $103,725 plus superannuation

Join Victoria's energetic, driven and collaborative information rights regulator.


Reporting to the Senior Manager of Communications and Education, the Digital Content Developer and Communications Advisor is responsible for OVIC's tone of voice and all external Victorian Public Sector agency and public facing communications. This involves developing content and working with OVIC's subject matter experts (SMEs) to keep stakeholders informed about OVIC's role by developing communication products including plans, agency guidance publications, e­newsletters, speeches, digital content (intranet, website and social media) and communications campaigns and media releases. You will work closely with colleagues and business units to ensure that our communication is timely, accessible, engaging and aligned to OVIC's strategic priorities.

The Digital Content Developer and Communications Advisor is also responsible for all aspects of external content development and publishing. This role would suit an individual who has a background in digital content generation through collaboration with SMEs in a legislative or regulatory environment. You will have exceptional attention to detail, enjoy the challenge of being involved in all agency digital communications while successfully managing multiple communications projects and internal stakeholders.

A knowledge of the FOi and PDP Acts is preferred but is not mandatory.

Security cleared position

Due to the nature of OVIC's work, you must successfully apply for a security clearance following your appointment and be an Australian citizen.

Important Information:

OVIC is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the OVIC's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all OVIC employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with OVIC you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. Your exemption recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register (available via your myGov account).

Your application must include:

  • Resume;
  • A cover letter of no more than 2 pages outlining your interest in the role and addressing the key selection criteria.

 If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Simone Martin via email simone.martin@ovic.vic.gov.au

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 2 April 2023. 

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Other relevant information:

A comprehensive position description is attached. For further information regarding the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC), please visit our website at www.ovic.vic.gov.au.

For any additional enquiries regarding the position please.phone the contact on the position description. If you experience difficulties in applying on line, please contact HR Shared Services on 1800 039 411.

OVIC values the contribution of all employees and fair and equitable treatment of all people is integral to all activities. As such OVIC offers Reasonable Adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check and may be subject to security checks.

OVIC is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information. The recruitment process and all matters relating to it are treated in the strictest confidence. Personal information received during the recruitment process will be managed in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.

Digital Content Developer and Communications Advisor (VPSG4)

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Simone Martin | simone.martin@ovic.vic.gov.au |
8684 7585

Digital Content Developer and Communications Advisor (VPSG4)