Digital Marketing and Promotions Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Angela Phippen
Contact Number
02 9952 8353
City of Ryde Council, NSW


Digital Marketing and Promotions Officer

Job No: COR1050 | Location: Ryde, NSW

  • Permanent 21 hours (spread across 4 days)
  • Flexible work arrangement including ability to work from home 1-2 days per week
  • Work with a collaborative and supportive team

About us

The City of Ryde was recognised as an Employer of Choice in the 2021 Australian Business Awards and is a progressive local Council possessing natural landscapes, beautiful parks and scenic waterways, all centrally located only 12 kilometres from the Sydney CBD.

The City of Ryde Libraries is comprised of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville as well as a significant online library. Our libraries are vibrant and welcoming places in the local community. City of Ryde Libraries continue to innovate and strengthen our services with an emphasis on exciting new developments and emerging technologies in public libraries.

About the role 

Are you a creative, innovative and skilled designer? Do you have a passion for digital engagement?

We are looking for a Marketing and Promotions Officer (Digital) to co-ordinate and support library promotions and marketing across the City of Ryde Libraries. The position is located in the Library at Top Ryde but will work with Council’s Communications team to create and update innovative, high quality graphic design solutions for web and print to increase the awareness and community’s engagement with our programs, collections and services.

The successful applicant will have a solid understanding of communicating for a diverse community as well as experience with social media and digital marketing. With strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of different communication channels, the Marketing and Promotions Officer (Digital) will be a key team member in facilitating effective marketing to the community.

Salary: $75,684.78 to $87,037.50 (pro-rata) plus superannuation (dependent on skills and experience)

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver promotional and marketing materials for the Library to increase awareness of the full range of services, collections, programs and initiatives for a diverse community, and associated administrative tasks
  • To work with Council’s Communications team to create and update innovative, high quality graphic design solutions for web and print
  • To prepare, review and upload visual content for Council’s websites ensuring alignment with Council's visual and written style guides
  • To proactively seek new initiatives to improve City of Ryde Libraries’ online presence

Key requirements

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in Graphic Design, Web Design, Multimedia, Communications or relevant field with experience working in a similar role
  • Experience creating and managing content for digital and print publications
  • Experience in website maintenance
  • Experience in social media marketing
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator
  • Advanced skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of website content management systems
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills with excellent website writing and editing skills for online audiences, including the ability to apply corporate style and use plain English
  • An understanding of current trends in design, and an ability to adapt and learn new technologies
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Current COVID Vaccinations

Culture & Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangement including ability to work from home 1-2 days per week
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave once eligible 
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (ie flu vaccinations, skin checks etc)
  • Generous uniform allowance

How to apply

  • Use our fast, easy to use on-line application process to apply today. In addition to answering the questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or statement addressing selection criteria.

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or phone Angela Phippen on 02 9952 8353, for a confidential discussion.

Closing date: Sunday 4th September 2022 @ 11:30pm | Apply Now

City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety