Communications Manager

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 28 Nov 2022

Job no:513098
Work type:full time
Location:Perth CBD
Categories:Community Engagement/Marketing, Business Development

The Cooperative Research Centre for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC TiME)

  • Position based in Perth CBD
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, flexible working environment and work with a team of passionate individuals in a transdisciplinary research centre
  • Full-time or part-time (0.8FTE) appointment on a fixed term basis for 3 years
  • Base salary range: Level 8, $103,364 - $112,981 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

 The Cooperative Research Centre for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC TiME) is an independent, not for profit organisation driving transformational change in and beyond mine closure through research, engagement and impact. We are a unique collaboration of over 70 partners from leading mining and mining service companies, community and regional organisations, State and Commonwealth governments and the research sector.

CRC TiME is co-hosted by research partners, the University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland with offices in Perth and Brisbane.

About the team

Our team is dynamic, passionate and committed team to striving towards our mission of bringing together diverse stakeholders to reimagine and transform post-mine outcomes.

We work in a transdisciplinary environment across multiple jurisdictions with research partners, industry, governments and communities. 

This is an exciting time to join an industry creating solutions with genuine impacts for people, business and our environment.

About the opportunity

In this role, you will develop and implement tailored communications strategies to support partnerships, drive and amplify research adoption and impact and position CRC TiME as a trusted, collaborative and independent Cooperative Research Centre. You will also develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders while identifying opportunities to support and promote the Centre’s partnerships and research, including among the research community, industry, regional and First Nations organisations and governments.  

About you 

You are an adaptable and flexible individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and enjoys engaging and building positive relationships with various stakeholders. You possess excellent organisational skills with the ability to set priorities and to meet strict deadlines.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in communications, marketing, corporate affairs, business or similar
  • Experience in media engagement, including developing media strategies, media releases and responding to media inquiries
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with an ability to translate complex information for diverse audiences
  • Experience in website management, including maintaining current, relevant and engaging content and managing
  • Ability to work collaboratively and positively maintain and build a range of internal partners and external suppliers relationships

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   PD - Communications Manager 513098.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Monday, 28 November 2022

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Jillian D’Urso on

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for child 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

Advertised:16 Nov 2022 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:28 Nov 2022 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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