Internal Communications Specialist, Intranet

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary $111K + 17% superannuation
04 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • ​Full time, 12-months fixed term, with a chance of extension
  • Excellent opportunity to support internal communications and the digital employee experience at The University of Sydney
  • Base Salary $111K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Internal Communications Specialist – Intranet is responsible for development and implementation of staff communications strategies for University-wide initiatives, including ongoing development and delivery of the University’s staff intranet as the primary channel for staff communication.

The Internal Communications Specialist – Intranet works collaboratively with staff in other professional service units and the Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor portfolios, creates high-quality, audience-driven content targeting University staff, and provides best practice and strategic advice for the University’s staff intranet.

About you

  • experience managing staff intranets or similar websites within a large, complex organisation and overseeing or contributing to governance, authorship, training and strategy
  • ability to manage information architecture and create online content to meet strategic objectives and user needs
  • high quality writing and editing skills with tailored approaches to varying audience groups
  • experience in developing and implementing integrated communications strategies and plans to meet strategic and business requirements
  • Well-developed project management skills with the capacity to manage competing priorities, maintain attention to detail and to meet deadlines
  • significant experience building effective stakeholder relationships in a large and complex organisation.

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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.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Applications Close

Sunday 24 July 2022 11:59 PM