Marketing And Communications Officer

at University of Melbourne

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Marketing and Student Recruitment, the Marketing and Communication Officer is responsible for supporting the Faculty of Science's strategic marketing, communications and recruitment activities. This broad-based marketing and communications role is responsible for running the Faculty's social media channels, compiling and sending student newsletters and EDMs, providing support for web content updates, editorial assistance, content development and production, event coordination, and design and layout of marketing collateral produced in-house by the Faculty. The role works closely with University and Academic Services teams and Faculty of Science academics as well as professional staff, to ensure all communications are delivered at a high standard, providing accurate and targeted information to the relevant markets.

About you

The successful applicant needs to be able to work independently to plan, deliver and evaluate engaging communication activities under the broad direction of their manager.

You will be required to form strong working relationships with their counterparts in other faculties, as well as University Services (Academic Services, External Relations, and Student Information), with internal (Marketing and Recruitment, Academic Programs & Enrichment, and the Faculty of Science Schools) and external service providers. The position may also require the incumbent to represent the Faculty at a variety of functions and interact in a professional and informed manner with individuals from a broad range of stakeholder groups.

You will also have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training
  • Experience in developing targeted communication campaigns and management of a range of social media channels
  • Demonstrated administrative and project management skills and the ability to work effectively in a team
  • High level planning and organisational skills as well as interpersonal and communication skills
  • Web publishing, photography, video production and InDesign skills are desirable

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

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