As the Communications and Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for the planning, creation, coordination and execution of a wide range of communication activities across a variety of audiences and channels.
You will work in the Crawford School of Public Policy, the region’s leading graduate policy school, and the home of the world’s leading experts and commentators on the globe’s most pressing policy issues. The Communications and Engagement Officer is responsible for the planning, creation, coordination and execution of a wide range of communication activities, and supports the implementation of School, College and University wide initiatives. Role Statement:. Under broad direction the Communications and Engagement Officer will: • Coordinate operational aspects and provide high level advice and services on a wide range of sometimes complex communications, engagement, and content marketing matters, ensuring compliance with the o University’s branding, advertising and publishing requirements and associated policies, procedures and legal requirements. • Plan and develop communications strategies for a wide range of inputs including online platforms, events, social media, podcasts, and website content. • Investigate, research, and prepare reports on engagement activities and issues. • Contribute to communication and engagement initiatives, and provide input to develop and improve these activities. • Assist in the mentoring and development of junior team members and in the coordination of various local and university-wide communications and engagement initiatives, ensuring timely and high quality delivery. • Proactively liaise with marketing and communications staff across the university, exchange ideas and information, fostering collaboration across central and College services to maximise the effectiveness of communications, content marketing and engagement activities. • Ensure all activities are focused on our key audiences as identified in the School’s Strategic Plan. • Support the School’s internal relationships with other communications areas, including the College of Asia and the Pacific and the Strategic Communications and Public Affairs team. • Utilise the School’s self-owned platforms for content marketing and distribution. Identify and support efforts to reach our key audiences in new and innovative ways. • Work with the Manager, Communications and Engagement to implement and report on the School’s engagement goals as identified in the Strategic Plan. • Provide staff and faculty advice and guidance on external communications as required. • Comply with all ANU policies and procedures, in particular those related to work health and safety and equal opportunity. • Perform other duties as requested, consistent with the classification level of the position and in line with the principle of multi-tasking.
You will be well versed in developing internal and external communications and you bring well-rounded generalist communication skills. You will have excellent writing and organisational skills, a strong client service focus and a proven track record in providing high level support in a complex and fast paced environment. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Degree in a relevant field with demonstrated experience in marketing and communications in a complex organisation or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and qualifications/ training. Experience editing publications in the higher education sector for a public audience will be highly regarded. 2. Sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience with event and social media management and the ability to interpret and apply guidelines, policies, procedures and legislative requirements. Experience in Audiovisual or podcast editing and production will be highly regarded. 3. Demonstrated high level customer service and communication skills, with experience producing publications, giving public presentations and an ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders in a culturally diverse environment. 4. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, with a proven ability to use initiative, investigate issues, collect and analyse data and to make recommendations on solutions. 5. Proven organisational skills and ability to prioritise own workload and to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, meeting demanding deadlines and delivering high quality outcomes. 6. Highly developed computer skills, including using contemporary relevant office and marketing and communications tools. 7. A demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application in a University context. ANU Officer Levels 6 and 7 are broadbanded in this stream. It is expected that at the higher levels within the broadband occupants, through experience, will have developed skills and expertise enabling them to more independently perform the full range of duties at a higher level, and that more time will be spent on the more complex functions of the position.
Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration) Salary Package: $80,756 - $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Continuing
Canberra ACT 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. For more information, please contact the Executive Services Manager, Mr David Sprinkle: P: 02 6125 0539 or E: [email protected] Applications close: 11 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time