Director of Marketing, Communications & Events

Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

About the College

Founded in 1872 as the first college of the University of Melbourne, Trinity College is a unique pre- tertiary and tertiary institution that provides a diverse range of academic programs to students from across Australia and around the world. Trinity has a welcoming environment and a strong sense of community amongst its students. With three major programs (Pathways School, Residential College and Theological School), a staff of 300 employees and cohort in excess of 2,000 students, the College is celebrated for its high quality teaching and active social engagement. 

About the role

Reporting to the Warden (CEO), this new and exciting senior leadership role will drive the development and implementation of Trinity College’s marketing strategy as a progressive and highly regarded educational institution. Leading a team of five Communications and Events staff, you will play a pivotal role in the delivery of a strong and consistent brand across a range of audiences and constituencies. This role will also work closely with numerous internal and external stakeholders. At present there are 80 events on the Trinity College calendar annually. The successful candidate will oversee the calendar and ensure that the events are aligned with the overarching marketing strategy.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience and success in the development and execution of a marketing strategy within a complex environment;
  • Proven experience in developing and repositioning brands that deliver strong growth and market awareness, leveraging an innovative digital agenda.
  • Recognition as a highly commercial, detail oriented, analytical, engaging and respectful leader.


Trinity College is a values-based organisation that strives for excellence. Respected and recognised as a leader within the community and the education space, Trinity attracts talented staff who are passionate about the potential of future generations. As a senior leader you will be a significant cultural contributor and will actively shape the future of Trinity College.

To Apply

For more information, please contact Michelle Young at Six Degrees on (03) 8613 3527 or

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