Marketing and Business Development Officer (HEO 7)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 13 Sep 2021

  • Based in Allied and Health and Human Performance Unit at the City East Campus
  • Full-time, 12 month fixed term contract
  • Commencement Salary: $90,234 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role has been shown to reduce distress, improve wellbeing and help Australian farmers get the most out of every day, despite the challenges that they may face. Our vision is to transform the wellbeing of farmers and their supporters, and build agricultural communities and businesses that thrive, by delivering highly accessible, evidence-based, farmer-focused wellbeing education and support.

In this role as Marketing and Business Development Officer, you will lead the next phase of the project by increasing the impact of the website across Australian farming communities via increased awareness and new offerings, and to lead the development and implementation of new business models to facilitate expansion and sustainability.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop a business plan and associated governance framework
  • Lead the development and implementation of a marketing and communications plan
  • Analyse high level engagement data from Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud and Vimeo
  • Monitor, track and report on the key performance metrics related to the programs growth and development

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification and/ or demonstrated understanding of and experience in business development, project management, contemporary marketing and communication principles
  • Understanding of farming in Australia, in particular, agriculture and respect and empathy for people experiencing mental health challenges
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, in particular the ability to liaise, influence and facilitate negotiations at all levels, and participate effectively in multidisciplinary and agricultural environments
  • Proven ability to think strategically, and identify new business development and marketing opportunities, and build relationships and alliances with a diverse range of people that contribute to the achievement of project goals
  • A high level of computing skills including experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and maintaining databases


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • 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


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.

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 Eleanor Onorato, Recruitment Consultant. 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 3328.

Applications close: 11:30pm Monday 13 September 2021

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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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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