1x Permanent Full Time, 35 hours, 5 days per week

Competitive Salary

Application Close Date 23rd July 2024

Ready to make your mark on a career-making opportunity in Australia’s next global city?

Liverpool City Council is seeking an experienced, passionate and creative social media and digital content specialist to join our Communications, Marketing & Brand team.

The Social Media Officer is responsible for developing and delivering digital media content including photography, video and written content for Council’s social media channels for the purposes of driving awareness, engagement and positive sentiment related to Council programs, events, services and initiatives. Serving as the subject matter expert for social media, the Social Media Officer will update, monitor, manage and report on content on Council’s digital channels including producing and optimising social media listening reports and proactive digital media content to positively shape community and visitor sentiment.

Qualified candidates should have excellent communication skills and be impressive visual and written storytellers, able to operate with minimal supervision, to develop and publish end-end content and digital media, developing content that balances maximises the features of each platform across Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Tik Tok and LinkedIn and operates within a sensitive political landscape.

This role will support the Manager, Communications Marketing and Brand and the Marketing and Brand Team Lead to drive effective storytelling and drive positive sentiment across social media channels.


  • A seasoned digital content professional with a relevant degree and a minimum of 5 years of dedicated experience leading social media content creation end-end?
  • Proficient and highly skilled in producing, delivering and reporting on social media campaigns across Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, TikTok and YouTube?
  • Experienced in participating in integrated marketing, brand and communication strategies and campaigns to diverse audiences?
  • Ready to take your career to the next level by joining an LGA undergoing a once-in-a-generation transformation?
  • Keen to make a significant impact on our organisation and the local community?
  • Energised to play a pivotal role in shaping our brand, enhancing our strategic communication efforts, and being part of a team of passionate communicators?
  • Keen to work alongside a cross-functional team of marketers, digital storytellers, designers and communications specialists?
  • A natural communicator and people-person, able to bring out the best in people?


Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate their competency in the following essential areas:

  • Communications, Marketing or Media degree and/or 5 + years of social media experience for a major brand or government agency, ideally local government.
  • Proven success in the delivery and management of strategic communications and marketing via social media.
  • Proven experience managing social media comments and direct messages, including with a political agenda.
  • Proven experience in working in a diverse, cross-functional team of specialists.
  • Ability to work in an environment with constantly changing priorities and multiple internal demands.
  • A digital all-rounder with experience developing video, photography and written communications.
  • Natural communicator and people person, who can fluidly and positively engage with the community, senior stakeholders and staff.
  • A positive, can-do attitude and natural problem-solving skills.
  • A great team player, with excellent influencing and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring you capture the content required to tell powerful stories.
  • Ability to show initiative and ownership over projects that come your way.   

For further information about the position please contact Samata Billa, Talent Acquisition Partner at billas@liverpool.nsw.gov.au 

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection/essential criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

Click here for a copy of the position description 

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including First nation people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.





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Liverpool City Council,New South Wales,Australia

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