Digital Communications Officer

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Digital Communications Officer

  • Full Time
  • Cleveland QLD
  • This position has been filled.

Website Redland City Council

Naturally wonderful Redlands Coast

Permanent Full Time – 36.25 hours per week 


$80,253.63 to $85,988.39  Annually  + up to 12% super  


RCC Officers’ Level 4  



A special place


At Redland City Council, you can help improve lives, while shaping your career in a truly special place. Situated on the stunning Redlands Coast, our team is creating an enriched, sustainable future for Redland City.

Here, every role matters … Together, we’re focused on serving our community. Join us so together we can improve the Redlands for today and tomorrow.



Your opportunity


Are you looking for a fun and dynamic role where you can use your passion for digital communications to make a real impact?


We have the perfect opportunity for you! Redland City Council is seeking a Digital Communications Officer to join our Communication, Engagement and Tourism Group.


In this role, you will collaborate with our internal business units to provide videography, photography, social media, and e-newsletter solutions. Your expertise with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro/Photoshop), Social Media Management Tools, Email Marketing Tools, and Google Analytics will be critical in producing captivating video content, engaging social media posts, and e-newsletters that resonate with our stakeholders.


As the successful candidate, you will possess excellent communication skills, a creative flair, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.



For full details, take a look at the Position Description.



What you’ll bring


First and foremost, you’ll need to live and breathe our Values, as they are fundamental to the way we go about our work and the relationships we build.


The ideal candidate will enjoy working with multimedia content, such as video, sound clips and photography, and will have experience planning and executing routine digital communications activities using a range of industry techniques. Research, problem solving and analytical skills are required to interpret and analyse information. If you or someone you know are a savvy social media user and enjoy creating content please apply now!


Why join us


We asked our people why they choose to work at Redland City Council. They say it’s about two things: feeling connected to the Redlands Coast as a truly special place and the incredible career and development opportunities at Council.


Here, you can:


  • Improve lives, for today and tomorrow. You will make an impact in our organisation by providing specialist professional multimedia, social media and other digital communications advice and services.
  • Achieve, for the community and your career. We’ll support you every step of the way and you will have a huge impact on the work we do.
  • Experience variety, and grow as a result. Upskill, try new roles and broaden your horizons. Council is an amazing place to grow and diversify professionally.
  • Find the right balance to bring the best you. We offer attractive benefits, ongoing support and flexible working arrangements.


Here are some more reasons for loving working with us:


  • Generous leave provisions such as paid parental leave and purchased leave scheme including 17.5% loading on annual leave!
  • Ex-gratia day offered during the Christmas/New Year break
  • Access to professional and leadership development programs and education/study assistance
  • Mentoring and coaching opportunities to increase your industry knowledge and business acumen
  • Diverse secondment opportunities for career development
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Wellbeing programs and social club
  • Access to discounts with over 400 leading retailers


Visit our careers page to learn more and read the stories of our incredible people.





  • You’ll have a Class C drivers licence
  • To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.


Ready to join us


Applications will only be accepted through Council’s Web Recruitment system or through OURspace for current Council employees. Hard copy and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.


To be considered, applicants must submit a:


  • Cover letter (one page); and
  • Current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please read the Position Description and resume-based application instructions before applying for this role.


RCC utilises a merit-based recruitment process which may include various testing methods, such as psychometric testing and requesting the submission of a short video application from candidates after the advertisement closes.



Specific information on the position (201345) can be obtained by contacting Kiah Hickson on (07) 3829 8769.  Applications for this position close at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 31/03/2024.



At Redland City Council, we truly value the diverse skills, experiences and perspectives of our people. We’re focused on making Council an inclusive place, where everyone belongs and brings in new skills, diverse experiences and backgrounds that enable us to serve our community better.



Applications will not be accepted from a third party.



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