University Of Technology Sydney Communications Officer Full Time in Ultimo NSW

University Of Technology Sydney

Branch Ultimo NSW AU

Communications Officer
Ultimo NSW 2007

Manage website updates, social media campaigns and develop creative communications campaigns with the aim of engaging the online alumni community….

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
A key Business Unit within the Division of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International & Advancement), the Advancement Unit is responsible for providing leadership and management of philanthropy on behalf of UTS. It is also responsible for developing and delivering a range of engagement opportunities with its growing alumni network, more than 200,000 and providing support to faculties.
The Communications Officer is responsible for the implementation of the Unit’s internal and external communication plans. In this role, you will contribute to the development and delivery of the communications strategy, supporting engagement with key stakeholders including alumni, donors and staff within faculty. Additionally, you will play an active role in the development of the Unit’s print, online and fundraising communications and lead the social media communications strategy.
Reporting to the Communications Manager, main responsibilities of the role will include, but not limited to:

  • Manage communications and marketing inquiries from across the university
  • Partner with the communications manager to develop innovative, engaging and best practice internal and external communications
  • Support the management and implementation of the unit’s communication activities
  • Manage website updates, social media campaigns and develop creative communications campaigns with the aim of engaging the online alumni community
  • Partner with UTS events staff and designers to create promotional materials for a range of events
  • Act as the representative of the Advancement Unit when engaging external stakeholders.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a demonstrated ability to write targeted, strategic communication pieces for both print and online media
  • Have a proven track record of stakeholder management experience and an ability to effectively partner with people at all levels within an organisation
  • An understanding of and familiarity with social media marketing and web applications
  • Demonstrate experience in the development of material for websites and other promotional media
  • Hold a degree in marketing, communication, journalism or similar
  • Be proactive, a self-starter and manage well in an exciting and challenging environment.

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We’re known for our industry focus, practice-based teaching and learning, real world research and our location. With state-of-the-art campuses and facilities, we’re preparing students to become global thinkers, leaders and innovators.
Salary Range: $77,656 – $88,082 pa (pro-rata) (HEW 6)
The university offers 17% employer provided superannuation. This appointment will be continuing, part time at 4 days per week.
You will also reap the rewards of working in a supportive environment with employee benefits including flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave, study support and salary packaging opportunities.
How To Apply
Prior to commencing your application for IRC90616, please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria – click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address in your submission in a separate document. You are also required to submit a portfolio of prior work as part of your application.
Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.
As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.
Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC90616.
Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team on [email protected] or +61 (02) 9514 1080.
Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017 at 11.59pm
We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Ultimo, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-15
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