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A career with CIS provides an opportunity to be at the forefront of discussion and innovation in the public policy debate. The libertarian philosophy guiding our mission allows scholars and individuals to flourish in a stimulating environment and make a difference in the public conversation on many issues.

Social Media Content Creator

The Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) is seeking a strong, hands-on Social Media content Creator to assist the Marketing and Research Analyst located in the Sydney Office. This permanent fulltime position would suit an enthusiastic and organised, social media creator.


  • Develop daily content for all social media platforms.
  • Foster and maintain relationships with online communities by engaging in dialogues, answering questions etc.
  • Create and manage social media groups and communities.
  • Monitor and analyse key metrics to gauge the success of social media activities.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports to present to the staff and board.
  • Maintain the content calendar, which provides the scaffolding for all social media activities. The calendar must be updated at least once a week with information provided by the events, research, and PR teams.
  • Work with the graphic designer and multi-media producer to create visually appealing and shareable content.
  • Manage the social media content for fundraising and event campaigns.
  • Manage the CIS website, including working with the Website developer, updating website posts, uploading content, and introducing SEO compliance.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and emerging platforms.
  • Have proven 2 years of experience with social media platforms.


  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Understanding how social media platforms function and what generates the most engagement.
  • Familiarity with social media advertising platforms, SEO, and Google Analytics.
  • Proven success in running social media campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster and manage a large social media following for an organisation or individual.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail.

The position is office-based, located in Macquarie Street, Sydney, and the successful candidate will be employed on a permanent 5-day-a-week basis, 37.5 hours per week.

The remuneration is dependent upon the skills and experience and ranges from $70,000 to $75,000 per annum, excluding 11% superannuation.

If you are interested in working with CIS as our Social Media Content Creator, please send your CV and a Cover Letter explaining why you are interested in working for CIS and how your skills and experience would contribute to strengthening our digital media presence and reach.

Please contact Emilie Dye on: