Jobs/Strategic Content Writer


Strategic Content Writer



Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$90 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Digital Strategy team is looking for an experienced strategic content writer to work in our dynamic team to produce, edit, customise and manage content for:

  • Strategic Documents including the Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Ministerial Submissions, Brief and Reports
  • Blogs, Speeches and Social Media Content.


  • outstanding writing and editing skills
  • demonstrated capability in developing executive communication including the ability to effectively communicate complicated information simply
  • proven experience in working in Government and managing APS policy and processes, including writing ministerial briefs, cabinet submissions and new policy proposals
  • ability to work autonomously and to tight deadlines.

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent content development, writing and editing skills, including strong experience in producing government submissions, executive briefs and reports.
  • Demonstrated capability to write with influence at all levels, upholding the highest standards of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Proven experience with APS policy and processes, including writing ministerial briefs, cabinet submissions and new policy proposals.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with minimal supervision and to tight deadlines to ensure effective and timely communication.

Desired Criteria

Must have current baseline clearance

Security Clearance

One x 6 month extension option 


One x 6 month extension option 

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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