Digital News and Social Media Officer

Adelaide, Australia
$72,937 - $80,483 per annum
20 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

UniSA is looking for someone who is passionate about the role of social media in modern corporate communications and who is willing to share their enthusiasm and expertise with the team. You will be highly motivated and aware of the value of social media as a tool in news, public relations and marketing communications.

The Digital News and Social Media officer will work in UniSA’s News and Communications team, the news hub of the University, and as part of the wider Communications and Marketing Unit.

You will have a deep understanding of the social media environment and experience working across a broad range of platforms. A strong team player, you will advise on strategies for using social media platforms to their best advantage and will be able to measure, evaluate and share results. You will also design, manage and develop content for social media campaigns and create high quality ezines and other digital products.

To be successful in this role you will be keen to engage with a diverse range of people and have a strong interest in the higher education environment and the wider world of news, current affairs and communications.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Sarah Hart, Human Resources Officer on (08) 8302 1730 or via email at

Applications close: 9.00am Wednesday 30 November 2016

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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