Project Communications Officer, Brain and Mind Centre

Sydney, Australia
$89k - $96k + 17% superannuation
11 May 2022
End of advertisement period
29 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing position
  • Provide media and communications advice and support to researchers and to the leadership of the Brain and Mind Centre
  • $89k - $96k + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

As the Project Communications Officer, you will provide high level communications advice and support to researchers and to the leadership of the Brain and Mind Centre (BMC). You will design and lead an associated coordinated media strategy, including social media, media, and strategic internal and external communications.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • manage the BMC social media accounts
  • support the delivery of the BMC stakeholder engagement and communication strategies
  • coordinate responses to enquiries and correspondence for the BMC Admin Services Unit and BMC Executive
  • support the delivery of BMC events
  • assist in the implementation and delivery of the BMC's education and research strategies
  • maintain excellent working relationships and collaboration with relevant stakeholders across the University and within the BMC

About you

  • tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • experience in managing multiple social media accounts across a variety of channels
  • experience using website content management systems and maintaining websites
  • experience using content design software solutions, such as Canva or Indesign
  • excellent written communication skills, including the ability to draft effective correspondence and other documents for a variety of audiences
  • experience managing and facilitating all aspects of events and meetings
  • high level customer service and stakeholder management skills.

Please see the bottom of the advertisement for details of how to apply.

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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
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How to apply

Please include a CV and a Cover Letter that addresses the criteria in the "About you" section of the advertisement.

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Applications Close

Sunday 29 May 2022 11:59 PM

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