Vacancy Details

Online Communications and Design Officer  

  • Part time-Maternity Leave Cover- 3 days per week  
  • Hourly rate $35.48, plus superannuation 
  • Great work-life balance | Flexible working options available 

 Are you looking for an organisation that supports staff through career development and flexible work options? 

Do you want to escape the city life and experience the regional lifestyle?  

Wodonga Council supports its staff in accessing genuine flexible work and leave options including working from home, flexible start and finish times, paid parental leave arrangements and purchasing additional leave.   

Want to read more about life in Wodonga? Click here or visit our website here. 

Wodonga Council is dedicated to providing high quality services across the community.  

We are a values-driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams which benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.  

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do. 


The role 

  • Supporting the Team Leader Communications in managing the council’s digital communication channels and ensuring the delivery of key messages to the public and other stakeholders 
  • Supporting the Team Leader in the creation of branded material for online, social and print media, the best practice use of digital technologies and supports the ongoing content development for e-newsletters, council websites and associated communications 


Key aspects of the role include the following. 

  • Assist in the maintenance of the council’s internet and intranet websites, as well as any other websites governed by Council.  
  • Assist in the sourcing, writing and publications of communications material and information that enhances the council’s corporate image.  
  • Use creativity, innovation and technical knowledge to assist with the development and design of content for council’s print and online channels.  
  • Assist with photography and videography requirements of the organisation for internal and external publications and online needs.  
  • Assist as required with the preparation and distribution of information from the internal communications plan with the aim of increasing levels of staff engagement. 


Key Selection Criteria

  1. Relevant qualifications in communications or journalism or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training 
  2. Demonstrated experience in digital communications 
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey information effectively to a variety of audiences 
  4. Proven experience in using the Microsoft Suite and digital communications platforms, including, but not limited to, Adobe Creative Cloud, and major social media platforms 
  5. Demonstrated experience of working as part of a team to achieve common goals 
  6. Demonstrated ability to provide good customer service and ensure the quality of work outputs 
  7. Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines   


How to Apply  

Visit our website 

Use the “apply” button to commence your application. 

Applicants will be required to;  

  • Upload a cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria (support on how to address this criteria can be found here)   
  • Upload a current resume 

Prior to commencement, the successful applicant will be required to provide the following. 

  • A copy of a recent National Police Check (less than 3 months) 
  • A current driver’s licence 
  • Any other mandatory requirements outlined in the position description (eg. first aid, CPR, WWCC, forklift). 
  • The completion of a pre-employment functional assessment (paid for by the council) might  also be required. 

If applicable, evidence regarding right to work in Australia will need to be presented. 



Team Leader Communications-Alexandra Gibbs- (02) 6048 4521 


 Applications close 11.59pm, Friday 19th July 2024  

 Position description below 

Wodonga Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including: 

  • Employee health and wellbeing programs; 
  • Flexible work arrangements; 
  • Learning and development; and, 
  • Career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and, people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you to submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us. 

We welcome applications from veterans and defence families. If you are a veteran and would like to discuss how your skills may transfer across, please contact us at