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Project Officer, Digital Communications

  • Full time, fixed term
  • Abbotsford
  • Exciting new role - make it your own

Djirra supports Aboriginal women's journey to safety and wellbeing and provides legal and practical support to Aboriginal people experiencing family violence. Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with a rich history, established over 15 years ago (as the Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria). It is also a place where culture is shared and celebrated.

Djirra’s vision is to provide high quality culturally appropriate services for Aboriginal women in Victoria who have experienced or are experiencing family violence.

We are committed to ending family violence against Aboriginal women and their children through holistic and culturally safe specialist services, prevention programs and advocacy for change. Our services have state-wide reach.

Reporting to the Manager, Policy and Advocacy, in the Policy and Engagement Team, the Project Officer - Digital Communications is responsible for providing support in the management and governance of Djirra’s social media channels and facilitating the co-design of digital resources to support Aboriginal women experiencing technology-facilitated abuse.

In collaboration with the Project Officer, Communications, you will be required to monitor, plan, build and publish articles, posts and newsletters for multiple audiences and to build capacity within the Aboriginal community to address technology-facilitated abuse as an extension of family violence.

Djirra is committed to Child Safety and as part of Djirra's screening requirements all staff must have (or are able to obtain) a Working With Children's Check and a National Police Check. In addition, if you lived in a country other than Australia for 12 months or more in the last ten years then the results of an international police check prior to commencement will be required. You must also demonstrate an understanding of children's safety.


  • Contribute to the management of Djirra’s social media channels, HTML newsletters and other digital channels, overseeing elements such as structure, accessibility, usability, analytics, metadata and system support.
  • Contribute to planning and implementation activities to develop and improve digital channels.
  • Moderate social media channels, working closely with subject matter experts to provide an approved response to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ community engagement on technology-facilitated abuse and domestic and family violence.
  • Facilitate the co-design, delivery and publication of a range of culturally appropriate resources to support Aboriginal women experiencing technology-facilitated abuse as an extension of family violence.
  • Assist in enhancing the capabilities and capacity of Aboriginal women to manage technology-facilitated abuse.


  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community, particularly in relation to the impact of family violence on Aboriginal women.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Aboriginal community.
  • Demonstrated experience in digital content creation including high-quality writing and editing skills and experience preparing a variety materials for publication on a range of channels (website and social media, news and editorial, and newsletters), ensuring consistency and clear, concise, grammatically correct language as well as an ability to identify gaps in information and undertake research and analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and social media platforms and best practice approaches in professional environments including experience in website and social media publishing and listening tools.
  • Developing content management and approval processes and basic photo and video editing.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritise work and to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Generous salary packaging options available
  • Extra days off between Christmas and New Year
  • Employee Assistance Program with supportive, confidential counselling for personal and work concerns

To find out more about the position (full job description available) and how to apply, refer to our Get Involved page on our website www.djirra.org.au. Only applications received via the website will be considered. Applications must include your resume and covering letter and all applicants must answer the questions at the bottom of the application form.

Applications for this position will close as soon as a suitable candidate is sourced, therefore we strongly encourage your application as soon as possible. We also strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

If you would like to know more about the role or about the work we do, please call Teresa Kyprianou, Human Resources Advisor on 9244 3333.

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