Digital Communications Officer

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader Communications, this role will assist with the delivery of council information and stories to our external and internal audiences. With a focus on digital communications, you will:

  • Develop and maintain Council's corporate website and other digital platforms
  • Create and review digital content to ensure messaging creates a point of connection and is clear, consistent and engaging
  • Assist with web system and other digital platform upgrades

You will also provide support in the development of print and electronic publications, media releases and other communication resources as required.

About you

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Communications professional with a passion for connecting to the local community. You will have demonstrated experience in managing digital platforms that enhance internal and external communications. High level interpersonal, written and oral communication skills along with a flexible and collaborative approach will prove essential to your success in this role.

About Coffs Harbour City Council

Committed to the pursuit of excellence, Council strives to deliver excellent services that are desired and valued by our community, now and into the future. We stand by the values of delivering excellence in our services through innovation, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do. We support our people to provide them the scope to deliver outcomes, working together to seek solutions both internally and externally while being transparent and responsible in all that we do.

What we offer:

  • Whilst this is a 35-hour a week role, we encourage flexible working hours so that you can shape your work life balance
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development
  • Participation in exciting, innovative and challenging projects to benefit the community
  • Other progressive benefits such as employee wellness programs, opportunities to purchase additional annual leave and salary sacrificing options


Starting salary of around $74K plus super
All other conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Council's Enterprise Agreement and NSW Local Government (State) Awards.


  • Please note: applications must be submitted via Council's Careers page and close 9pm AEDT on the closing date. More details about the role can be found on Council's Careers page by clicking on Download

Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and background


Applications close 29 Nov 2020

16/11/2020 $0 Coffs Harbour & North Coast 1 Marketing & Communications
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