Engagement Officer, Media and Communication

Brisbane, Australia
13 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is one of the largest Science groupings in Australia, with approximately 1100 (equivalent full-time) staff, and about 7500 (equivalent full-time) students. The Faculty unites the disciplines of agriculture and animals, biomedical and biological sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, food sciences, geography, marine science, maths and physics, planning, the environment and veterinary science.

The Faculty is managed by the Executive Dean, who has direct responsibility for the physical, financial and human resources, academic matters relating to programs and students, and a range of  other areas such as the development of research, national and international marketing, and enhanced government, business and community links.

The role

The successful appointee will produce high quality copy and effective communications strategies to connect with key internal and external stakeholders. Working closely with Marketing and Communication Managers, the position provides communications support to the Faculty Engagement Team.

The person

Applicants should possess a Bachelor degree within a related field, or a combination of relevant experience, education and training. You should also have demonstrated experience working with journalists, editing copy for a range of channels, and researching, writing and producing marketing publications. In addition, you should be able to maintain website content, work independently, prolem solve, work in a culturally sensitive manner, and possess high attention to detail and strong organisational, planning and computer skills.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 5 or 6, depending on experience. The remuneration package for HEW Level 5 will be in the range $64,597 - $72,348 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $70,734 - $79,222 p.a.). The remuneration package for HEW Level 6 will be in the range $74,207 - $79,964 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $81,256 - $87,561 p.a.).

Position Description Download File Science Communications Officer PD - Feb 18.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Julie Baglot on +61 0411 162577 or j.baglot@uq.edu.au.

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