About Us

Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with over 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.

About the role

We are seeking two Digital Engagement Officers to support Sydney Catholic Schools’ online learning vision by providing a unified and consistent online experience for students and staff through the development of web-based digital content.

As a recent or soon to be graduate, our successful candidate has a professional and pleasant approach with the ability to build meaningful relationships within our schools and with students. We seek an autonomous problem solver with a focus on high quality outcomes and an eagerness to learn and understand processes. A creative mindset and high attention to detail is essential along with a strong work ethic.

We are flexible to accept candidates seeking full-time or part-time work with the ability to work a minimum of 3 days per week. 

As a Digital Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • executing strategy and developing content to support social media across all platforms and channels 
  • planning, preparing and managing the publication and distribution of digital content across internal channels, including writing, editing and proofreading 
  • creating content calendar through developing and curating ideas and briefs, coordinating content creation to agreed timelines
  • translating complex ideas into plain English for online audiences
  • managing web requests and ensuring website content is up-to-date and fit for purpose
  • optimising and reviewing website content and interactive tools to meet brand, style and digital best practice
  • ensuring that content requests are handled promptly, appropriately designed and meet business objectives and user needs
  • identifying appropriate channels for content and collaborating with the Communications and Marketing team
  • liaising with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the sharing of SME content
  • reviewing and analysing digital usage data and applying these learnings to optimise web content
  • facilitating the technical aspects of creating various content types, including; podcasts, videos, and interactive methods.

About you

To be successful in this position, you must possess:

  • a graduate or student of marketing, communications, journalism or business
  • experience in web content management, content development, editing and managing revision rounds and migration
  • an ability to understand and contribute to business requirements and translate them into technical design
  • an understanding of W3C standards for web content design, WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) and inclusive design
  • an ability to generate original ideas that strategically drive traffic
  • experience in video editing, podcasting and a proficiency in using HTML for digital content publishing would be beneficial, however not essential
  • willingness to respect, support and uphold the mission, ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church and the values of Sydney Catholic Schools.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please click on the APPLY button and follow the prompts.

For any internal candidates please apply via your ‘Careers tile’ in Employee Self Service.

To support your application, you will be required to provide:

  • Your current resume 
  • Cover letter 
  • A portfolio or link to your work

If you encounter technical issues or for any general enquiries please contact the People & Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (Mon-Fri).

Working With Children Check (WWCC)

This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.

Vaccination Requirement for our staff:

Sydney Catholic Schools is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, students and school communities. In line with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education Care Workers) Order 2021, all of our staff are required to provide Vaccination Evidence that is compliant with the Order as a condition of employment. Compliance with the Order and providing the evidence is an essential requirement of employment with Sydney Catholic Schools.

OUR MISSION

To know and love Christ through learning.

OUR VISION

Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.

OUR VALUES

Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration.

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