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Job no: 0037999
Work type: Continuing, Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

Marketing and Communications Unit
Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $79,910 - $86,499 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation (fixed-term) or 17% superannuation (continuing)

The Marketing Officer role provides an internal consultancy service to the Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Faculty and its Schools as allocated on a portfolio basis.

Please note there are two positions available:

- 1 x Full-time continuing
- 1 x Full-time fixed term available until 31 July 2018

Please indicate your preferred employment type (fixed term or continuing) in your application.

The role, in collaboration with their colleagues, particularly communications, will work with these internal clients to progress the Faculty’s student recruitment, research and engagement strategy.

The role has a strong focus on the production and management of marketing projects, and requires skills in brand management, design services, advertising, media buying, copy writing, website editing, databases and online tools. Basic digital marketing skills are essential as is the ability to quickly develop and continuously improve skills in this rapidly changing and sophisticated area.

The role requires strong skills in liaising with internal clients to understand their objectives and work with them to develop marketing plans and solutions to support these with particular emphasis on the translation to external audiences and impact. The Marketing Officer will be required to lead projects from inception to delivery seeking advice from their manager throughout the process. They need to have a keen eye for issues and identifying when a project has the potential to become complex and elevating these to management in a timely fashion.

They will require a high level of initiative, time management and a collaborative working style.  

In line with the content requirements of the Faculty, the appointee will be comfortable understanding and working with scientific information and be able to distil complex information into customer focussed marketing products.

The role is required to work closely with other members of the Marketing Communications Unit, and other related service areas including Advancement, Engagement, Chancellery and External Relations to deliver integrated communications activity.

Close date: 14 Jan 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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