Partner Communications Officer

Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Marketing & Communications
Marketing Communications
Full time
Posted 8d ago
Look to the future 

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to excellence and equity. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and we are committed to delivering an outstanding and inspiring student experience. This vision is underpinned by our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability. 

The Higher Education Sector has been responding to significant challenges. To address these and to ensure our future sustainability, we have made changes to the way we organise and operate our University, guided by the University of Newcastle’s Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020-2025.

Change brings with it the opportunity for renewal, which is key to our success in a competitive environment. We have created opportunities for a diverse range of academic, teaching and professional staff to join us.

The Global Engagement and Partnerships (GEP) Division is responsible for delivering the University of Newcastle’s lead strategies, including Internationalisation, a foundational element of the strategic vision Looking Ahead (2020-2025). The division engages collaboratively across the globe, building the University’s profile and reputation as well as creating diverse opportunity for students, staff, alumni and community. Through the Global Engagement and Partnerships Strategy, the division develops partnerships with like-minded institutions and industry to drive high quality research and world-class education and deeply engages an integrated global community of alumni and friends.

Be part of something bigger

This role has been created to support our University’s growth plan. Reporting to the Head of International Student Recruitment, this role will be responsible for developing a broad range of communication strategies to lift the profile or our university to our key markets in Asia. You will be responsible for communication to our key agents, partner institutions, sponsorship bodies as well as industry partners. To ensure that your communication plan is aligned with the University’s marketing plan this role will work closely with the University’s Marketing & Communications team.
Being the only international university in the Hunter Region, our international students provide a multi-cultural flair to the local area and the opportunity to give back to the local community.

This full-time ongoing position will be located at the Callaghan Campus.

How will you inspire us?  

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in driving communication and growth strategies within an organisation. You will have hands on experience in the areas of copywriting, graphic design and media production. This role will primarily focus on the Asia Pacific market, so the ability to communicate in a 2nd language would be highly advantageous, as is the ability to navigate and understand the cultural sensitivities in each of the different markets. Having a customer orientated mind set will ensure success, as this role will deal with a variety of internal and external customers. 

The remuneration is from $82,707 to $91,259 FTE + 17% superannuation.  

For additional information on the position contact Hung Truong on +61 2 4921 5853 or via email

Let’s create this future together. Here’s how to join us: 

Your application must include: 
  • CV/Resume; including contact details for a minimum of one relevant referee. 
  • A Cover Letter; outlining your interest in the role. 
  • Response to the following five key Essential Criteria: 
  1. A degree with subsequent relevant experience; or extensive experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in technical or administrative fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  2. Demonstrated experience working in an international context, preferably in international higher education.
  3. Demonstrated ability to partner with business service providers to deliver mutually beneficial outcomes.
  4. Demonstrated experience in developing graphic and multimedia materials using graphic or multimedia software and tools, such as Adobe suite.
  5. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including the capacity to build relationships and demonstrate an inter-disciplinary way of working.
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Closing date: 30 October 2021, 11:59pm

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We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you

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