Manager Media Centre

Adelaide, Australia
$90,543 - $102,365 per annum
22 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

About the job and skills/experience

We are looking for an experienced, creative, organiser and producer with a strong sense of news and storytelling as it is applied across print and digital media platforms.

Reporting to the Senior Manager News and Communications, you will have the right skills and experience to get the most out of a small team of dedicated writers, filmmakers, digital creators and freelancers to build strong and consistent news and PR messages.

You will have managerial, planning and creative responsibility for key external and internal print and online publications, oversee video news production, social media engagement and work with the Senior Manager News and Communications to build the impact of this content for a range of audiences.

You will also relish the opportunity to contribute to content development through writing and creative direction.

As part of the wider Communications and Marketing Unit, you will have the opportunity to contribute ideas and skills to the wide range of marketing campaigns and communications that promote the teaching, learning and research at UniSA.

Aware of the rapid evolution of communications and the opportunities to innovate in this area, you will also have a solid background in traditional communications careers and an appreciation of the core elements of effective news and magazine writing.

A good understanding and appreciation of the role of higher education in delivering innovation and education to the wider community would be a distinct advantage.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

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 Chloe McGrath, Senior HR Consultant on (08) 8302 1170 or via email at

Applications close: 9.00am Friday 2 December 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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