Marketing and Communications Officer, Rural and Remote Health

Darwin / Alice Springs, Australia
$82,923 - $88,414 p.a.
10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Details

  • Fixed Term until December 2024 | Full-Time
  • Higher Education Officer Level 6 | $82,923 - $88,414 p.a.
  • Location: Darwin (or Alice Springs)

Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT

At Flinders NT, our aim is to be a hub for innovative health research, education, and workforce development across the Northern Territory.  We engage with students, community, and stakeholders to provide critical programs, such as the Northern Territory Medical Program, Paramedicine, Rural Clinical School, and the University Department of Rural Health.

Our postgraduate education pathways (Remote Health Practice program), provides workforce development through Indigenous health and clinical skills training, and we have a community driven research program led by researchers committed to improving health outcomes. We work alongside Poche SA+NT focussing on Indigenous leadership capacity development and developing the Indigenous health workforce.  All activities are driven by our values which focus on the long-term and short-term needs of the NT community.

About the Role

The Flinders University Rural and Remote Health team are currently recruiting a Marketing and Communications Officer to join their team at either their Darwin or Alice Springs offices.

Under broad direction, the Marketing and Communication Officer is responsible to contribute and assist the development and implementation of communication and media strategies, develop project plans and campaigns. The role requires the successful individual to work with internal functions/units to finalise briefs, assign projects to internal and external teams that deliver outcomes in line with Rural and Remote Health.

About You

As the ideal candidate, you will have completed a degree in Communications, Media Studies, Marketing or a related discipline with subsequent relevant experience. You will have demonstrated experience in writing, editing and proof-reading content for online channels tailored to diverse audiences.

Additionally, you will have knowledge of CMS platform and CRM tool, as well as an understanding of Adobe Experience Manager and Wordpress. You will be responsible for liaising with subject matter experts to produce/source dynamic, engaging multimedia content including photography, film, animation, and other digital assets for repurposing across print and digital channels.

Finally, you will possess the ability to connect and work with a range of stakeholders including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, industry, government, and other external organizations, while positively contributing to the social vision of Flinders University and Rural and Remote Health NT.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 
  • Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid 'Working with Children Clearance' (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Liam Murphy.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

22 Mar 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.