The Bureau uses social media to reach and engage with Australian communities. We are active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and maintain the Bureau blog.
The Social Media and Content Specialist is part of the Design and Production team, which is responsible for producing and designing digital and print content and expanding the Bureau’s use of digital media. This role will focus on the day-to-day operation of our social media channels, as well as contributing to writing, editing and proofreading the full range of Bureau content for style, grammar and messaging.
The role will create content that is on brand and on message in addition to contributing to social media marketing or education campaigns and their evaluation. The role is also responsible for the day-to-day community management and administration tasks associated with the social media function.
Excellent customer service and communication skills are critical, together with personal qualities of strategic thinking, creativity, attention to detail, initiative and the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships. The role will require excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills and experience; the ability to anticipate and respond to priorities; and to exercise sound judgement, initiative and discretion.
A passion for science communication, experience in emergency management or a related field, and digital content creation skills are highly desirable.
The role is expected to comply with all relevant Bureau policies and procedures.
From time to time, the occupants may be required to work extended hours at short notice or be available to work outside normal office hours and may be required to travel within Australia.
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