Content & Community Advisor

University of Melbourne
March 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:$115,137- $124,622
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Content & Community Advisor

Job no: 0039087 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Permanent Department/School: Research, Innovation, and Commercialisation Salary: UOM 8 – $115,137- $124,622 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Shape the future of university startup and commercialisation storytelling as a skilled strategic content creator
  • Utilise your exceptional engagement skills and community-building expertise to help grow our University's innovation ecosystem community.
  • $115,137- $124,622, 17% super, benefits, and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role Join our vibrant new team supporting new startup and venture programs within the University's innovation ecosystem, as well as the University and faculty marketing and communications team.

    As a leader in specialised content and community engagement, your focus will be on supporting research translation through entrepreneurship, innovation, and commercialization. Reporting directly to the Head of Engagement & Community, UMC, you will spearhead the creation of compelling editorial, digital and social content, as well as design and deliver impactful community engagement initiatives.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the production of high-quality and timely innovation ecosystem content for various internal and external channels, including case studies, news pieces, opinion pieces, founder profiles for websites, Pursuit, and social media platforms.
  • Conducting interviews and writing engaging case studies on commercialization, startups, and new ventures for diverse audiences and channels, including all aspects of video production management.
  • Coordinating and managing the creation of new content, editing existing content, and regular updates to commercialisation and entrepreneurship website pages and social media channels.
  • Who we are looking for We are seeking an agile content creation professional, passionate about supporting university startups, commercialization, entrepreneurship and the startup and innovation ecosystem in Australia and globally. You are a self- starter with excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail. You'll be able to utilise your exceptional communication and client service skills to build relationships, manage stakeholders and partnership collaborations.

    You will also have:

  • Proven expertise in creating quality innovation, startup and venture content and communications project management experience within a large organisation.
  • Relevant experience in content, engagement, and communications, along with a tertiary qualification in communications, finance, business, or related disciplines
  • Adaptable and open to embracing challenges in a fast-paced environment, with a growth mindset and some experience in navigating ambiguity to achieve business goals.
  • Skilled in making complex decisions that demand high levels of expertise and judgment.
  • Your new team – Research, Innovation, and Commercialisation Research, Innovation, and Commercialisation (RIC) is the central facilitator of research funding in the University, taking advantage of the full diversity of research funding opportunities.

    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!

    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 Kim Groizard at [email protected], 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 Susan 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.

    Advertised: Monday 5th of February 2024

    Applications close: Tuesday 5th of March 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

    Position Description: 0039087Content & Community AdvisorPD.docx

    Advertised: 05 Feb 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 05 Mar 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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