Events and Projects Specialist

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 28 Mar 2023

  • Marketing Specialist role within Swinburne University
  • Full time, 15-month fixed term position at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 6 Salary + 17% superannuation

About the Role 

An exciting opportunity for an Events and Project Specialist at Swinburne University of Technology within the Communications and Media department has become open. 

This role will work on the development and execution of major recruitment events such as those linked to the VTAC campaigns and the coordination of University Open Days. The Events and Projects Specialist will manage major events from inception to delivery ensuring all client deliverables are met. 

In this role, excellent stakeholder management skills are required to be able to work closely with not only the Events and Projects Coordinator and Director and Communications and Media, but also with existing and prospective clients and stakeholders. This will include working with the Marketing team, and Communications and Media team to contribute to the development and implementation of marketing objectives. 

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

  • Proven ability to support clients, stakeholders, and business partners 
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, including planning, scheduling, prioritizing (with conflicting deadlines) event management and reporting 
  • Experience in team management, mentoring and training 
  • Demonstrated computer skills in the MS Office suite 

  • A degree in Marketing/ communications, Business Management or related fields with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training 
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence 

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.  

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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 . 

Applications Close: Tuesday 28th March 2023, 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

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

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

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

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