Marketing and Events Officer

Brisbane, Australia
Feb 19, 2019
End of advertisement period
Mar 05, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Queensland Business School

The University of Queensland Business School is independently ranked as one of the top business schools in Australia and among the leading institutions worldwide. Our mission is to cultivate courageous thinkers who empower future leaders to positively transform business and society.

Based at the St Lucia campus as part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, the School brings together 10,000 students and 130 subject experts.

The Business School also has a presence at Brisbane City, the University’s newest site in the heart of the Brisbane CBD. At UQ Brisbane City, students and professionals from the School’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program and Executive Education courses are taught in smart, functional and flexible learning facilities.

The School offers a wide range of degree programs. Our eight main areas of academic strength are represented by discipline clusters – accounting, business information systems, finance, international business, management, marketing, strategy and entrepreneurship, and tourism.

The Business School is renowned for its cutting-edge research, outstanding academic staff, depth of educational programs and close links with leading global organisations. The School also carries AACSB International and EQUIS accreditation – the first school in Australia to receive this prestigious accreditation across its full range of programs.

To learn more about The University of Queensland Business School, please visit

The Role

The Marketing & Events Officer organises marketing, student recruitment, engagement and academic event activities for the Business School. Collaborating with the Engagement portfolio within the Marketing & Communications team, the successful candidate will take on tasks such as liaising with stakeholders, managing promotional communications, coordinating locations and catering and post event review.

The Person

Our ideal applicant will possess a relevant degree, or an equivalent combination of experience and education/training, plus three (3) years experience within the event management and/or marketing and communications space. Strong attention to detail, plus client engagement skills and exemplary communication (both verbal and non-verbal) skills will be highly regarded.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Brett Pelttari, Recruitment Advisor (


This is a full time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $66,347 - $74,098 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $77,625 - $86,694 p.a.).

The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.

Position Description

Download File 506985_3038107_Marketing & Events Officer_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact the Business School's Engagement Team Leader, Kate Cupples, or +61 7 334 68046.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below.

All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Covering Letter - maximum two (2) pages addressing the selection criteria within the position description, and;
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.