Senior Communication Advisor

Banyule, Australia
19 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 30th April 2020
  • Located at the Bundoora Campus
  • $85,724 - $94,302 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the position

The Senior Communication Advisor will play a key role in contributing to the profile of the four schools and the College. Reporting to the College Executive Officer, this position will prepare, review and refine digital content about the Schools, the College, the courses they offer and the research they carry out. The Senior Communication Advisor is responsible for creating high-quality written content appropriate for digital channels, tailored to meet the information needs of specific audiences.

The position will contribute to a range of projects supporting student recruitment and reputation management, and will research and obtain content from multiple sources and translate facts into compelling text. The position will also effectively manage the delivery of a wide range of communication channels and work collaboratively with other colleagues and School staff.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including significant experience in writing, editing and producing multimedia web and social media content, as well as repurposing exisiting content to suit digital channels. Strong creativity and problem solving skills are also essential. You will have previous experience in publishing digital content using and CMS and other digital publishing systems.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday 6th October 2019 by 11:00 pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:  

Sarah Loads; College Executive Officer; +61 3 9479 1154 or

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: 

Alyssa Brabender, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1102 or

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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