Social Media Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 961820

Your new role
Are you a passionate content creator and storyteller? Do you love social media including Twitter and LinkedIn? Do you love to keep up to date with the latest trends and technologies related to the digital/social media landscape? The Curtin University Media Relations team is on the hunt for a forward-thinking Social Media Officer who has a great attitude, an appetite for news, an eye for detail and is a wiz when it comes to producing high-quality content for a range of audiences. This dynamic and diverse role will see you flex your creative and organisational muscles as you help share Curtin’s stories.
In addition to meeting the other essential criteria for this role as detailed in the linked position description, you will have:

  • A relevant degree or an equivalent combination of applicable experience in journalism/media, social media, communications and/or public relations.
  • Exceptional writing and oral communication skills; and a proven proficiency in and passion for social media content creation.
  • The ability to identify and produce creative, engaging, and high-quality social media content.
  • The passion and drive to perform well with a small and hard-working team.

Ideally, you will also have experience using the Adobe Creative Suite and Canva to produce high-quality content for a range of audiences. If you have some photography experience this is a bonus too, as you may be required to provide corporate photography support from time to time.

As this is a continuing (permanent) role, you will require permanent work rights in Australia to be considered.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Vanessa Beasley – Director, Media & Events on 08 9266 1811.

About us
The Curtin Media Relations team includes public relations experts and former journalists who work to publicise the University, its academics, and their research, as well as protect and promote its reputation for national and international audiences. The Media Relations team is a small and dynamic that is committed to embodying and representing Curtin’s vision and values.
In this team and role, you will get the opportunity to contribute to Curtin’s online presence and be involved with the continuous improvement of the Curtin brand. Come join a team where your opinion and experience are valued!
Our vibrant campus includes a gym, childcare, a medical centre, an art gallery, endless food options including a full-range grocer, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking, and excellent public transport connections.
For more information about our university, please visit www.curtin.edu.au
 
Join us!
Please provide a cover letter, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser:

https://cloudstor.aarnet.edu.au/sender/?s=download&token=11fd4d48-b709-4187-b279-3606b2222e18
Applications close: 9pm AWST, Thursday 6 October 2022
 
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

We reserve the right to engage with recruitment agencies/search firms to support our recruitment in some instances – unsolicited contact is not welcomed.


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