Staff Communications Officer

Darlington, Australia
$89K + 17% superannuation
01 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing role
  • Excellent opportunity to support audience-driven staff communications at The University of Sydney
  • Base Salary $89K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Staff Communications Officer works in collaboration with staff in professional service units and portfolios and provides support for the delivery of audience-driven communications. The Staff Communications Officer is responsible for coordinating the weekly staff e-newsletter and creating high-quality, audience-driven messaging and content for a variety of communication channels.

About you

  • good gauge of newsworthy material for publishing
  • has demonstrated writing and editing skills
  • excellent organisational skills to meet strict deadlines
  • confidence in dealing with a broad range of stakeholders and managing relationships
  • experienced in the use of social and digital media, and content management systems
  • keen to develop their career in communications in a large 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

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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Applications Close

Wednesday 08 February 2023 11:59 PM

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