Marketing Coordinator - APO

Boroondara, Australia
02 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Analysis and Policy Observatory (APO)
  • HEW 6: $74,894 - $80,845 plus superannuation
  • Full-time (Fixed-term 1 year), based at Hawthorn

Come join APO as our new Marketing Coordinator!

An exciting opportunity exists for a Marketing Coordinator to communicate and promote APO’s products and services and to support events and new projects.

Analysis and Policy Observatory (APO) is a not-for-profit research and policy platform that makes national and international policy and practice resources discoverable and useable.

To promote APO to existing and potential audiences in the public policy and research sectors, the Marketing Coordinator, APO will:

  • manage content and stakeholder relationships
  • design print and digital resources
  • create and develop social media strategies and
  • assist with developing an events program

The successful incumbent will also maintain and develop APO’s reputation, attract advertisers, contributors and readers; and contribute to the strategic planning of APO in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated extensive business/marketing experience
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated graphic design skills – with experience across Adobe Creative suite
  • A keen interest in social and political issues or experience in customer-centric approach

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description

APO is based at Swinburne University of Technology in Hawthorn, Victoria. Swinburne is an innovative and inclusive university characterised by high-quality, career-oriented education and strong engagement with industry and the community. Our vision is to be a world-class university creating social and economic impact, through science, technology and innovation

In recent years, Swinburne ranked within the top 3% of universities around the world, as assessed by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and ranked in the Top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.


As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive  employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be a world-class university creating social and economic impact, through science, technology and innovation

How to apply

To start an application click on 'begin' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, and EOI form. Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check.

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

For further information, please contact Amanda Lawrence. Research Manager, Grey Literature Strategies & APO on or 9214 8792.

Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 15 October 2017

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