Digital Content Producer – City of Ballarat

Job Title: Digital Content Producer – City of Ballarat
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ballarat
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-05
Reference: JO-1908-96950
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2019 16:29

Job Description

  • Balance lifestyle with career in beautiful Ballarat
  • Salary: Annualised Band 6 (with RDO $84,708 - $91,505 + super)
  • Drive the focus on digital utlisation

Have you ever thought about working in a picturesque and evolving regional Victorian centre? Balance lifestyle and career in the City of Ballarat!
About the City of Ballarat
The City of Ballarat, 100km west of Melbourne’s CBD is one of the largest inland regional cities in the country. Ballarat is uniquely located with easy access to Melbourne, Geelong and Bendigo and is the Western Victorian capital for a region of 250,000 people.
The City of Ballarat has a growing economy that attracts and retains innovative businesses, employs a highly skilled workforce and attracts new residents whilst promoting the city’s unique heritage and vibrant cultural life.
Join an energetic, contemporary and progressive Council, in this newly created role at the City of Ballarat Council.
The role
The Digital Content Producer will play a key role in creating digital content across social media, publishing sites, email and websites in the format of photography, videography, animation, audio, design and writing. The position will report to the Manager Communications and Marketing and will form part of the Communications and Marketing Team, and Innovation and Organisational Improvement division. It involves strong liaison with the CEO, Mayor, Councillors, Directors, Managers and staff.
The Digital Content Producer will undertake a tactical approach to creating content; and will utilise research to identify emerging trends and strategies, explore new and emerging technologies which support the creation of innovative design solutions, and deliver communications that meet the City of Ballarat's strategic goals and requirements. The position is accountable for the ongoing development of the City of Ballarat’s digital presence, and driving the organisation to be proactive and strategic about the utilisation of online and digital channels.
About you
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, the City of Ballarat are seeking a dynamic, innovative and energetic digital content producer with experience in the development of digital media campaigns and the innovative use of emerging technologies. Furthermore, you will demonstrate strong stakeholder engagement capabilities with the confidence to navigate complex relationships both internal and external to your organisation. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as digital marketing, graphic design, multimedia, communications and/or public relations, or significant experience in a similar digital communications and marketing role are expected coupled with the ability to demonstrate a strong tactical approach to designing content.
To Apply
For further information on the City of Ballarat and to obtain a copy of the position description, please go to‐of‐ballarat.
The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.