Communications Coordinator

University of Melbourne
June 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,459 - $104,413
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 9 mon
Working Time:Full time
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Communications Coordinator

Job no: 0058571 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 9 months Department/School: Advancement, Communications & Marketing Salary: UOM 6 – $96,459 - $104,413 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Coordinate and deliver a broad range of communications activities
  • Create content to engage external and internal audiences
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible work environment!
  • About the Role As Communications Coordinator (Science) you will support the delivery of strategic communications and stakeholder engagement across the Faculty of Science and the broader university. You will plan, develop and deliver a broad range of communications activities to support the Faculty of Science's priorities and programs to drive awareness and advocacy, internally and externally.

    You will be required to develop a deep understanding of stakeholders and audiences, and to proactively identify content creation opportunities for these audiences. This role will support the implementation of University-wide initiatives to drive engagement and awareness within the academic divisions

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Producing communication materials for use across the full range of strategic communications disciplines, including media relations, stakeholder engagement, internal communications, issues management and corporate event management
  • Writing high-quality content to engage external and internal audiences for multiple channels including media releases, website, leadership speeches, staff newsletters and Pursuit.
  • Supporting the tactical execution of the integrated strategic communications plan
  • Working in collaboration with relevant staff to create and implement promotional strategies to generate participation and engagement in faculty and institutional programs and activities
  • Who We Are Looking For We're looking for someone with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build, establish and maintain relationships and manage multiple stakeholders. You will work well independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a rapidly changing and agile environment. We are looking for a self-starter who possesses excellent organisation skills and the ability to balance priorities and competing demands in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

    You will also have:

  • A degree with relevant experience, or extensive experience and specialist expertise in communications, or an equivalent combination of both
  • Expertise in the production of targeted, engaging communications for print, digital and social channels
  • Demonstrated presentation skills
  • Proven track record in executing projects
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – Advancement- Communications & Marketing The Advancement Office aims to facilitate the establishment and maintenance of mutually beneficial relationships between the University and its alumni, friends and benefactors. It is responsible for the management of programs relating to alumni and benefactors and provides services to and works collaboratively with faculties and other central administration areas.

    Communications and Marketing formulates and leads strategies in support of the University of Melbourne's overarching strategic plan, Advancing Melbourne. It fosters a culture of best practice and collaboration across the University's marketing functions and uses marketing insights to inform decision-making across the University.

    What We Offer You In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ivanka Yan via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 30 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 10 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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