Manager: Research Marketing (HEO 8)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 04 Dec 2022

  • Based in Communications and Marketing team at 101 Currie Street, Adelaide
  • Full-time (1.0 FTE), continuing position
  • Competitive remuneration plus 17% superannuation

About you

You are a creative and curious marketing leader who can drive marketing strategy in a complex fast paced environment. You are an exceptional communicator who builds rapport easily at all levels and can translate complicated information and ideas into marketing plans and projects for diverse audiences and channels. You are both strategic and detail oriented, with a passion for creative storytelling. 

About the Role 

The Manager: Research Marketing provides expert strategic advice on, and project leadership on marketing and communications supporting UniSA to meet its key research objectives for its 20 plus research centres. 

The position leads the Research Marketing team and works closely with team on project planning and delivery. The Manager advises the UniSA Media and Campaigns team on priority research areas and target markets to ensure that earned and paid media coverage nationally and internationally aligns with priority research areas and objectives. 

The successful candidate for the Manager: Research Marketing role will be an accomplished, data-driven marketing communications professional with a strategic mindset, along with a detailed understanding of marketing communications tactics across a range of channels. You’ll be a practiced stakeholder manager and an expert written and verbal communicator, able to clearly present technical concepts in plain language. Plus, you’ll be highly organised, analytical and comfortable operating in a complex, changing environment.

To be successful you will have

  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, or a relevant discipline and/or equivalent demonstrable knowledge experience.
  • The ability to deliver high-level stakeholder engagement in a complex environment
  • Experience in team and budget management, including fostering effective working teams
  • Expert written and verbal communications skills including experience in writing and editing content, and presenting to and engaging with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret data and statistics, prepare reports and briefings to inform decision making

  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17% 
  • Flexible working conditions with – up to 40% work from home 
  • Employee assistance and development programs 
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees 
  • Corporate health insurance 
  • Staff study support 
  • A variety of leave arrangements (including 12 days paid sick leave, and 9 days paid Family Responsibility Leave)

About UniSA 

As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment.  Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results. 

The Communications and Marketing Unit’s (CMK) role is to raise the profile of UniSA and enhance the understanding and recognition of its strengths and diversities; internally, externally and internationally among key target groups including staff, students, graduates, prospective students, government, media, business, professions, other educational bodies and the wider community. The Unit plays a critical role in contributing to the growth of the institution’s brand and profile, as well as delivery of the University strategic action plan.

How to Apply 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA .  The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.
Please address your cover letter to Andrew Sarunic Manager: Recruitment Central.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 4537

Applications close: 11.30pm 4 December 2022
Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. 


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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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