The Social Media Officer is responsible for driving engagement with Yoorrook’s inquiry through day-to-day content creation and the publishing of impactful content across all Yoorrook digital channels. This covers everything from designing and developing social media content to live tweeting public hearings to building and nurturing Yoorrook’s online community.
You will have experience creating content and growing audiences. You will have a passion for using your creative skills to make a lasting impact.
You will be someone who can harness social media to increase engagement from First Peoples while educating the wider Victorian public about the importance of truth telling.
You will have experience in creating and/or editing existing information into compelling content that appeals to a broad audience and drives engagement through social media.
You will ensure content is culturally informed, upholds the highest editorial standards and adheres to Indigenous Data Sovereignty principles including through managing the content consent process.
This is a fixed-term role until 31 December 2024 with the possibility of extension. The Yoorrook Justice Commission will run until June 2025.
How to apply
Applications close on 11 January 2024 and should include:
- A resume; and
- A cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria as found in the position description (within two pages).
For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Holly Crocket on [email protected]
Other relevant information
Yoorrook’s Letters Patent requires it to prioritise the employment of First Peoples. First Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply for all roles at Yoorrook.
Diversity and inclusion drives Yoorrook’s success. Yoorrook welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including First Peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTIQA+ and people with disability.
All roles at Yoorrook can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.
Preferred candidates may be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates may be subject to a National Police Check.
This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. As an authorised provider, Yoorrook is required to comply with the State Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination policy, which strongly recommends all employees be fully vaccinated.