Manager, Employee Communications

Swinburne University of Technology
July 16, 2024
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  • Dynamic leadership role within the Communications & Media team
  • Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW Level 8 salary + 17% superannuation and benefits
  • About the Role We are seeking a passionate Manager, Employee Communications to develop and implement integrated, strategic communications plans to promote and maintain Swinburne's reputation as one of Australia's leading universities.

    This is a pivotal strategic position responsible for the development of innovative, engaging, and purposeful communications strategies for our employees.

    In this dynamic role, you will lead Swinburne's internal communications function and work collaboratively with the Operations Portfolio, as well as other portfolio communication managers. You will maintain effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders, working across functions to achieve our communications objectives.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive individual to join us and make a meaningful impact at Swinburne University.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Demonstrated excellence in developing and executing creative, results- driven communications strategies and content that support organisational goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing the production and distribution of innovative, engaging and purposeful content across external, internal and social audiences.
  • Experience working effectively with stakeholders on the development and execution of strategic communications as well as negotiating deliverables and managing expectations within available resources.
  • Experience in providing direction and support to staff that reflects agreed priorities and ensures delivery of high-quality work aligned with communication objectives.
  • Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification or substantial relevant experience in corporate communications, PR, media or a related field.
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Tuesday, 16 July 2024 at 5pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant #LI-SW

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