Assistant Director, Digital Communications

National Disability Insurance Agency

Geelong, Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/07/2018

Job Category:

Executive / Marketing

Job description:
  • Non-Ongoing - Full Time - 18 months with the possibility of a further 18 months
  • $101,137-$110,693 (plus 15.4% superannuation)
  • Role located in Geelong

About the NDIA

The purpose of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability. The NDIA will also provide great benefit to the families and carers of Australians living with a disability. The NDIS is designed to enhance the quality of life and increase economic and social participation for people with disability and will mean peace of mind for every Australian, for anyone who has, or might acquire, a disability.

About the Position

As the Assistant Director in the Digital Communications team, you will be responsible for working with the Director of Digital Communications and all business areas of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to ensure the proactive and strategic management of the NDIA’s digital communications.
You will support the Agency by managing and overseeing tailored communications to audiences across all digital channels, including website, social media, electronic direct messaging (EDM’s), and all NDIS TV video content, including animations.
You will build and execute strategic digital communications plans to ensure communication activities, channels and timeframes are aligned to strategic imperatives.
As the Assistant Director of Digital Communications you will be responsible for ensuring future and current participants, and their families and carers, and future and current service providers have the information they require about the NDIS.
Responsibilities include:
• Managing the development and implementation of digital communication activities to ensure stakeholders have access to timely, accurate and insightful information delivered across a variety of channels,
• Providing considered advice on digital communications activities to drive consistent messaging and content nuanced for audience and channel,
• Management of budgets, contracts, procurement and resources,
• Managing competing priorities while maintaining high work standards and accuracy, and
• Working closely with others and contributing to the development and delivery of NDIA’s strategic aspirations, business and operational plans.

About You

To join our team you will:
  • have a positive contemporary attitude to people with disability along with a high level understanding and knowledge of disability and its impact on individuals
  • be able to provide a mentor or supervision role to a team
  • have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain networks
  • be flexible and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • have high levels of integrity and professionalism to support our values and mission.
For more information on NDIS including our values, capabilities and behaviours along with our application process, please refer to our website.

Position Specifics

  • Further information can be found in the attached position description.
  • NDIA is committed to becoming a model employer for people with disability who are specifically encouraged to apply
  • Recruitability applies to this position: The RecruitAbility scheme supports people with disability applying for jobs in the Australian Public Service (APS) by giving you a better opportunity to put forward your skills and experience during the selection process.
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment National Police History check, and provide evidence of Australian Citizenship. Failure to do so may jeopardise your offer of employment.
  • Dependent on the role the appropriate working with children and/or vulnerable people checks may need to be undertaken as per State Legislation.

If you have any queries, please contact:

Richard Honey

0475 979 506

NDIA welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. Except where otherwise provided by law, it is the policy of NDIA to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. In addition, NDIA will provide reasonable adjustments for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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