Manager, Marketing and Communications

Canberra, Australia
01 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Senior Manager 1
Salary package: $109,432 to $114,744 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing

  • Lead a team of highly motivated and specialised professionals across event management, recruitment of students both domestic and globally, digital communications, marketing, alumni relations and external partnerships management.
  • Competitive remuneration package, 17% employer superannuation.

As the Manager, Marketing and Communications, you will lead the external face of the ANU College of Law, currently ranked 12th for law and legal studies globally. With an emphasis on undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, the ANU College of Law provides a unique understanding of current law and policy, with graduates working not only as lawyers, but as agents for social change, improving public policy and enhancing global diplomacy.  The future leaders of Australia will be your target audience, as are our exceptional alumni community, the legal profession, government and employers more generally.

The College is one of only two Australian law schools to have received the highest possible rating for academic research and the role will include communicating this research to the world.  To be successful in this role you will bring in a fresh perspective to marketing with the proven ability to set strategic direction, realise synergies and capitalise on opportunities.  Experience in the tertiary education sector would be highly regarded however not a necessity.  You will have direct responsibility across the key functions of the Marketing, Communications and Outreach branch including but not limited to marketing (particularly digital marketing), events management, philanthropic development and alumni relations and student recruitment. 

You will lead your team to ensure the effective coordination of these activities to align with College and University direction and to present a consistent profile and to maximise the opportunity of each outcome.  You will have considerable autonomy and direct ability to make things happen.  A key aspect of your role as a leader within the College will be to maintain strong relationships with other relevant University stakeholders in other Colleges and with specialised service divisions relevant to this role.

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package including generous superannuation, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, salary packaging options including on-campus childcare and a variety of other benefits.

For any inquiries about the position, please contact Ms Joanne Fitzpatrick, Acting College General Manager on (02) 6125 4124 or email

Closing date: 20 May 2018

Position description:  PD - Manager Marketing and Communications SM1.pdf

Located in Australia's capital city, Canberra, the ANU College of Law has strong links with the nation's law-making and legislative bodies.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.

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