$73K p.a. base plus generous super
25 April, 2019

Marketing Communications Assistant

Marketing and Communications are looking for an experienced Marketing Communications Assistant to join their team.

About the opportunity 



Marketing and Communications are looking for a Marketing Communications Assistant to join their team. As the Marketing Communications Assistant you will provide marketing and communications services in support of Faculty student recruitment, alumni and development and external outreach objectives. This position will see you take on a range of duties including, but not limited to;


  • assist in implementing marketing and communications initiatives in support of the Faculties’ reputation, student recruitment, alumni and development and external outreach objectives.
  • assist with creating communications using different channels including newsletters, email, social media and web.
  • Update marketing content on relevant Faculty websites.
  • provide administrative and project support for marketing and communications activities and campaigns.


About you


The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Marketing Communications Assistant who can demonstrate:


  • the ability to write high quality communications and to tailor writing style for different audiences.
  • experience editing copy written by others to ensure a publication, print or online, is of a standard that meets editorial requirements and objectives.
  • experience using social and digital media to reach and engage target audiences.
  • outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication



About us


Marketing and Communications is a professional service unit responsible for communicating the University’s values and messages in ways that target audiences – including prospective students, current students, staff, alumni, donors and external influencers – notice and understand, and which prompt them to action.


The Unit is comprised of Marketing and Communications teams working with the Faculties; a ‘whole-of-University’ marketing team; a media and public relations team; and internal‘ creative agency’ teams providing brand and marketing services and web and digital development.


Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia’s first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.


We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply


For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.


All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 651/0319F to apply.


Closing date: 11:30:pm, Thursday 25 April 2019


The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


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$73K p.a. base plus generous super