Media and Communications Manager

at Monash University

Job No.: 592678

Location: 211 Wellington Road, Mulgrave

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $98,155 - $108,345 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Exciting newly created role with a leading University
  • Demonstrate your media and communications expertise
  • This is your chance to build on your already successful career!

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Strategic Marketing and Communications Division are leaders of the pack and challengers of the rules when we know things can be done better. We are brave enough to ask the tough questions and challenge the norm, continually learning and developing our skills, able to reach out to our peers for support when we need it. We nurture the marketing and communications presence for one of the world’s leading Universities, inspiring others to #changeit every day!

The Opportunity

In order to closely support our Faculties, Monash University has created a new position of Media and Communications Manager. Based in our centralised Strategic Marketing and Communications Division, but working closely with the Faculties, you will be responsible for developing communications that support the University's overall strategy and showcase the incredible teaching and research outcomes we achieve.

We are seeking experienced professionals (preferably with a keen interest or specialisation in science media) to bring to life the University’s communications and media objectives through proactive media strategies and positive narratives. You will ensure that Monash has strong presence across media channels and that the stories that are told are on-brand and supportive of our direction.

If you can demonstrate strong experience in media relations, corporate communications and/or content management, and have a passion for science, then this is the role for you! You will take the next step in your career with a University known to be an exciting and rewarding place to work and you will be provided with opportunities to immerse yourself in some of the world-leading initiatives that we lead.

To apply, simply submit your CV along with a cover letter (maximum two pages) addressing your suitability to this position. Key Selection Criteria responses are not required. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.


Fiona McQueen, Group Manager Content and Communications, +61 3 9903 4870

Closing Date

Thursday 1 August 2019, 11:55 pm AEST

Clayton Victoria Australia

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