Senior Coordinator Marketing & Communications

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - CBD
Reference #
585696
Closing Date
16-04-2020
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Full-time, 3-year fixed-term opportunity based at RMIT City campus but may be required to work at other campuses of the University
  • Opportunity to bring your marketing expertise to play in strategic and creative ways to achieve customer growth in both new & existing markets and build the brand of Activator within the context of RMIT.  
  • Bring an entrepreneurial mindset to working within a team focused on delivering high quality outcomes.
  • We are looking for a talented and passionate person to establish Activator’s marketing strategy, build the brand, create relationship channels both internally & externally, and provide supervision and guidance to two direct reports.
  • Join a dynamic team working in a faced-paced environment to deliver transformative entrepreneurial experiences to RMIT and wider audiences.
  • Report directly to the Head of Partnerships & Engagement
  • Remuneration at HEW Level 8 ($97,609 - $109,925) + 17% superannuation

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. 

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates. 

Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

About the function

The Engagement portfolio includes the Alumni and Philanthropy, Activator and Industry Engagement teams. Ensuring industry is embedded in everything we do is the cornerstone of RMIT's strategy.

The Industry Engagement team leads the university in striving towards the strategic goals of creating both better outcomes for RMIT and industry, and a step change in industry's connection to education.

The Alumni and Philanthropy team build the community of advocates for RMIT who champion the University’s vision both locally and globally. The team is responsible for leading alumni engagement, fundraising and donor stewardship.

The Activator is RMIT’s entrepreneurial growth platform which enables our audience of students, staff, alumni to learn entrepreneurial skills the provides support to start ventures.

About you and the role

You will have in-depth working knowledge & highly developed Marketing & Communications experience coupled with demonstrated strategic management and leadership abilities in driving all marketing, communications and brand management activities for RMIT Activator. In this position, you have excellent stakeholder relationship management skills working across diverse range of audiences such as RMIT students, researchers, staff as well as external industry partners forming new enterprises. You will possess strong communication skills (both verbal & written), along with your highly analytical and problem-solving skills to deliver effective and efficient solutions for the business.

Qualifications

A relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing, Communications or Business Management with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in designing, creating, reviewing and delivery strategic marketing and brand projects in fast-paced, challenging environment will be highly advantageous.

Candidate with experience in CRM management in particularly Salesforce is desirable.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check. 

Bring your whole self to work:

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • We placed 11th in the 2019 Talent Board APAC Candidate Experience Awards.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To Apply

Please submit your updated resume and cover letter outlining your experience & achievements by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link. Please note that a separate response to KSC is not required. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.

 PD - 585696 - Senior Coordinator Marketing & Communications.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 23 February 2020.

We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please email TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au with your request(s).  

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to be a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

 

Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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