Are you verbose about waste that is green, restoration of all things marine, or the mRNA vaccine? We're after a keen-bean science-communicating machine to hit the scene and live the dream with our team! In this 12-month fixed term role, the News & Content Coordinator will use their cross-channel science communications expertise to amplify the incredible work of the Faculty of Science to externally-facing audiences & communities.
Job no: 504013
Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Marketing / Communications
Employment Type: Full-time (35 hour week)
Duration: 12 month fixed term contract
Remuneration: $90 – $96k (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
- Work at one of the leading places where new ideas can come to life and impact lives.
- Feel motivated and driven by the scale and dynamism of everything happening around you.
UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing great things. But what makes us different isn’t what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do.
Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employers. And it’s why we come to campus each day.
If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.
Why your role matters
Reporting to the External Engagement Manager, the News and Content Coordinator is responsible for harnessing communications and creative capability to help UNSW reach key audiences in a way that positions UNSW as a global leader in higher education, and meets key strategic goals.
In this 12-month fixed term role, the News & Content Coordinator will use their cross-channel science communications expertise to amplify the incredible work of the Faculty of Science to externally-facing audiences & communities. Embedded in External Engagement and working closely with colleagues across the faculty, the candidate will help take Science’s reputation to the next level by:
- Using their strong editorial & planning skills to create a sustainable content workflow that provides more ROI
- Amplifying Science research, teaching, students, alumni and brand via social media channels
- Planning & managing content for strategic projects including Science Week, EDI & Sustainability
- Utilising their previous science communications experience to nose out and promote great stories
Who you are
- A relevant tertiary qualification and experience or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any combination of education, training and experience.
- Proven expertise in content production and curation across most digital mediums including video and social media
- Knowledge of best practice digital content including analytics and SEO
- Experience pitching and placing stories in mainstream and specialist media
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to manage stakeholder at all levels.
- Impeccable attention to detail to ensure accuracy, consistency and the ability to enhance and bring content to life.
- Understanding of target audiences, with an effective writing style and ability to deliver high-impact messaging to key audiences.
- Proven success using initiative to develop, drive and share content ideas.
UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.
To Apply: Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to the Skills and Experience nominated in the Position Description.
- Job Type
- $90-96k + 17% Super & Leave Loading
For further information
- Meg Tidd