Social And Digital Media Coordinator

at La Trobe University

  • Part time (0.4EFT) fixed term position until 31 December 2020
  • Position can be located at any of our La Trobe University campuses
  • $77,999 - $84,155 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the position

Reporting to the School Manager, La Trobe Business School, this position will have the responsibility for establishing and maintaining social media accounts for the La Trobe Business School (LBS). In this position you will create high quality multimedia and social media content, as well as repurposing existing content to specifically suit digital channels.

The role will contribute to a range of projects supporting student recruitment and reputation management and will research/source content from multiple sources and translate facts into compelling text.

Skills and Experience

To be successful you will have relevant qualifications and/or experience in communications, professional writing, electronic publishing or another related field. You will have demonstrated expertise in creating and editing content for web and digital channels, that adheres to usability and accessibility principles. You will possess high level written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to provide editorial assistance and support resources. Well-developed organisational skills will be required in the busy work environment. To succeed in this role, you will also have experience using Web Content Management Systems.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing Date: Sunday 8th December 2019 @ 11.55pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Amanda Norris, +61 3 9479 2839 or

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Alyssa Brabender, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1102 or

Position Description below:

Download File PD Social and Digital Media - 2019.pdf

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter including details of how your skills/experience align to the key selection criteria; and
  • An up to date resume

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities: We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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