Digital Content Officer

Hours: Part time, maximum term of 12 months at 22.8 hours per week

Location: Fitzroy and Broadmeadows

Applications close: Monday 26 June 2017 at 5pm

An exciting opportunity exists for a Digital Content Officer to develop the visibility and accessibility of the Youth Transitions program to an online audience.

Summary of program and its objectives:

The Youth Transitions area has a focus on developing programs that ensure young people have the opportunity to engage in education, training and employment. The department focuses on young people aged 15 and over, who are disconnected from education or employment, to make the crucial step into the world of work. Two key programs that work to achieve this objective are Transition to Work (TtW) and the Education First Youth (EFY) Foyers.

Main responsibilities of the role:

This role will be pivotal to ensuring better communication and information sharing, accessibility to online training, enhanced collaboration, and broadcasting of good news stories across all digital platforms. The position will work with the Youth Transitions team to develop the visibility and accessibility of its programs to an online audience.

To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:

  • demonstrated experience in a creative content production or similar role with knowledge and experience in writing/updating content on the website and social media platforms
  • demonstrable excellent creative writing, researching and editing skills with an ability to adapt style to suit a range of different audiences
  • understanding of the unique communications challenges of operating within a diverse community
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to liaise with a broad range of people across all levels, both internally, externally and from diverse backgrounds
  • ability to identify and resolve problems and make appropriate recommendations
  • well-developed time management and organisational skills including the ability to plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • ability to work independently and effectively within a team to achieve outcomes
  • understanding of, and empathy with, the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.


  • relevant tertiary qualifications in Media and Communications or related field
  • knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Typo3 (or similar CMS).
  • This is a part time, maximum term position of 12 months at 22.8 hours per week. Salary will be in the range of $60,000 to $65,000 per annum (pro rata), based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

    To learn more, view the Digital Content Officer position description or phone Elysia Delaine on 0447 117 457.

To apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »

Email written applications to: recruitment(at)

Applications Close: Wednesday 26 June 2017 at 5pm

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

Application process

In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:

  • read the position description
  • provide a brief cover letter
  • complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
  • provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager.
  • recommended applicants will be required to undertake Psychometric testing. Further assessments may include skills testing and presentations.

Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible. 

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Police and Working With Children Checks

The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood. 

Read the Brotherhood’s privacy policy.

Please note:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
  • For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at) 
  • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at) or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.

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