Digital Media Officer

Job No: WSC2593
Location: Sale, VIC

Position No. 594

Permanent Full-Time

Band 5 $64,093 - $73,836 per annum plus 9.5% statutory superannuation

Wellington Shire Council are looking for a bright, vibrant and energetic Digital Media Officer. In this role you will build Council’s digital presence with engaging and effective content for targeted digital reach. You will also assist in the development of high impact campaigns to help keep the community informed and engaged with the organisation’s projects, services and activities.

The successful applicant possesses excellent communication and time management skills, and great attention to detail. They are experienced in digital marketing, the development of media releases, responses and monitoring; editorial, speeches, presentations, publications, social media, web content and corporate events. If you have a passion for proactive media, enjoy finding and telling great stories, have a positive outlook toward government communication, the desire to develop strong leadership skills and are a person that loves a challenge, then we’d encourage you to apply.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Experience in the development of public relations strategies and programs as well as sound knowledge of social media and digital communication strategies.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written, including the ability to communicate effectively on all levels.
  • Highly developed evaluation and decision making skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a proven ability to set goals, manage competing demands and fluctuating workloads.
  • Advanced skills with the Microsoft suite of products; Adobe Creative Suite skills are beneficial.


Why Wellington?
We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

Don’t just listen to us, here’s what our staff say:

‘Proud to be a Wellington Shire employee.’
‘Great organisation, passionate and highly motivated staff – pleasure to be part of it.’
‘Perhaps the most collegial, friendly organisation I have joined.’
‘It was a good life choice to come and work with the team at Wellington.’
We acknowledge we couldn’t do it without great people. We offer a rewarding culture of innovation and continued learning; and a collaborative, supportive environment.
Why not Wellington?

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements.

About Wellington
Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924km2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is a 2.5 hour drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.
Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislated requirements.

How to Apply
Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 18 February 2018.

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

You will be prompted to respond to the key selection criteria and upload your Resume via our website


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