Communications Officer (Open to ECU Staff Only)

Updated: 22 days ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 26 Jun 2024

  • $81,614 to $90,691pa, pro rata 40% (HEW 5)
  • Part Time (0.4 FTE), Fixed Term To 31 December 2024, Joondalup or Mount Lawley campus
  • Open to candidates with relevant work rights

OPEN TO ECU STAFF ONLY 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER 
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS
$81,614 to $90,691pa, pro rata 40% (HEW 5) 
PART TIME (0.4 FTE), FIXED TERM TO 31 DECEMBER 2024

OVERVIEW

The Centre for People, Place & Planet (CPPP) is a Strategic Research Centre at Edith Cowan University with a vision to reconnect people, ecosystems, and place-based knowledges for universal well-being. We are currently seeking a Communications Officer to help implement our strategic communications plan and drive awareness among internal and external audiences. This position more broadly is responsible for: 

  • Manage the CPPP website, including writing, editing, and updating content in the Content Management System and sourcing appropriate graphics and images. 
  • Write and produce a quarterly internal email newsletter in MailChimp or Outlook. 
  • Track and report on communications metrics and suggest opportunities for optimisation and further development.  
  • Help to set the strategic direction for and manage CPPP social media (LinkedIn), while ensuring adherence to ECU social media policies and best practices. 

ABOUT YOU

The successful applicant will have:

  • A degree or working towards a degree in a relevant discipline and/or significant relevant professional experience at a similar level.
  • Demonstrated track record in implementing communications strategies from the ground up. 
  • In addition to your practical skills in social media, email marketing, and website content management, you are highly organised, detail oriented, and able to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team. 
  • Shares the centre's core values of reconnecting people, ecosystems, as well as place-based and Indigenous knowledges to promote universal well-being.


You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage.

ECU is a smoke-free environment.

Benefits & Remuneration
This part-time 0.4 FTE (2 Days per week), fixed term position until 31st December 2024 attracts remuneration of $81,614 to $90,691pa (pro rata) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff.  Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program, and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to contact Justine Dandy, Associate Director for The Centre for People, Place, and Planet on [email protected] for more information.

Closing Date: 
Applications close on Wednesday 26 June 2024 at 11:30pm AWST. 

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a statement (max 2 pages) addressing the Capabilities listed in the attached Position Description.

PLEASE NOTE:  APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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