Digital Producer


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NSW Electoral Commission

The New South Wales Electoral Commission delivers trusted and independent systems, processes, oversight and engagement that support democracy in New South Wales. Our vision is to maintain confidence in the integrity of the democratic process and make it easy for people to understand and participate.

Our work includes:

  • Running elections;
  • Communicating and engaging with the public and our stakeholders; and
  • Investigating possible offences and enforcing electoral laws such as the Electoral Act 2017 and the Electoral Funding Act 2018.

The NSW Electoral Commission embraces diversity and inclusion and is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the population of New South Wales.



Purpose of the Role

The Digital Producer provides support, problem solving, content management, compliance and reporting for NSW Electoral Commission websites to meet the needs of user, business and legal requirements.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Digital production and content management of NSW Electoral Commission digital assets
  • Managing day-to-day website changes and web analytics
  • Implement digital and website enhancements and improvements
  • Ensuring compliance with web accessibility (WCAG 2.1), brand and other guidelines
The role is temporary full time up to 31 October 2020.
The NSW Electoral Commission is committed to maintaining public confidence in the integrity of the electoral system. The NSW Electoral Commission expects that employees refrain from membership of any political party and from engaging in political activity which could be seen as reflecting adversely on the strict political neutrality of the NSW Electoral Commission. Applicants who are seen to be or are active in political activities should disclose such information as part of their application.
Your employment will be subject to National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.


Essential Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent professional experience.

  • Experience working in a fast moving web production and publishing environment with requirements for high levels of accuracy and critical timeframes.

  • Experience working across a range of content management systems and web based applications

  • Broad knowledge of the logical and technical business systems, policies and procedures.

  • Ensuring compliance with web accessibility, brand and other guidelines

  • Satisfactory Criminal Check Result.



Targeted questions

1. Describe a time when you have had conflicting deadlines. How did you negotiate with stakeholders and still deliver a project within expectations (maximum 300 words)

2. Describe your major achievement(s) in successfully implementing digital changes within a previous role in government or other organisations. How did you manage the process and stakeholders (300 words)



How to apply

As part of your application, you will be asked to respond to the targeted questions above.

You should include a covering letter summarising your skills, knowledge and work experience, along with an up to date resume which clearly detail your skills and experience as relevant to this role.

For further information regarding the role please download the documents below:

Role Description

Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service

Applications received and completed after closing time will not be considered for selection.

The selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same work classification that may become available for filling over the next 18 months.



Location Sydney Region-Sydney City Work Type Full-time Total Remuneration Package: up to $119,200 depending on capabilities and experience. Package includes salary ($97,152 - $107,541), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. Contact Simon Dakin - 02 9290 5967 Closing Date 19-Feb-2020 Job Category Web development Organisation NSW Electoral Commission