Marketing and Communications Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Keswick Terminal, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime

  • Part time (0.6 FTE), fixed term until 30th June 2024 with the potential for extension

  • Exciting opportunity to drive marketing and communications objectives in an emerging tech field

  • Base Salary $91,644 - $98,796 + 17% superannuation (pro-rata to 0.6 FTE)

About the Sydney Quantum Academy

The Sydney Quantum Academy is a joint venture between The University of Sydney, The University of New South Wales, Macquarie University and University of Technology Sydney, to establish Sydney (and Australia) as a global destination for talent, investment, and innovation in relation to quantum technology and the future quantum economy. Collaborating with academia, industry, and government, SQA harnesses Sydney’s collective quantum expertise to develop diverse talent and a globally recognised quantum ecosystem.

About the opportunity

As the Marketing and Communications Officer, you will play a key role in supporting the Manager, Communications, Marketing and Media to achieve the Sydney Quantum Academy’s marketing and communications objectives. You will proactively contribute to content plans and coordinate and create content across a variety of channels including website; social media; newsletters; events and marketing activities as well as merchandising.

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to attend and support events that may occur outside of standard business hours.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work within a small and dynamic team, reporting to the Manager, Communications, Marketing and Media

  • coordinate and create communications using different channels including newsletters, email, and websites

  • coordinate the marketing and promotion of SQA events and programs according to agreed plans

  • proactively provide input into the planning of paid and organic marketing campaigns and implement these according to agreed plans

  • coordinate social media content plans and work with the SQA team, stakeholders, students and academics to source and create engaging content

  • provide frontline support and assistance for events on SQA premises or where required

  • monitor and evaluate communications and proactively recommend improvements and new ways of communicating with target audiences.

About you

  • tertiary qualifications and/or relevant work experience in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field

  • demonstrated experience in marketing and communications using relevant channels to achieve desired objectives

  • experience in developing and executing integrated brand and product marketing communications campaigns across a broad range of media channels and mediums

  • demonstrated experience using content management systems such as, Adobe suite, WordPress, Canva as well as experience in Campaign Monitor and Google analytics is highly desirable

  • demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with key internal stakeholders within a complex organisation

  • high level oral and written communication, interpersonal, negotiation, analytical and problem solving skills

  • well-developed project management skills with the capacity to manage competing priorities, maintain attention to detail and to meet deadlines.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

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