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Communications Specialist

Swinburne University of Technology

  • Communications Specialist within Swinburne University
  • Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus 
  • HEW 6 salary + 17% superannuation 

About the Role
There is an exciting opportunity for a Communications Specialist to join the Marketing team at Swinburne University of Technology!

The Communications Specialist will play a key role in the planning, development and implementation of communication and content activities across all channels for a defined audience segment. Reporting to the Journey Manager, the Communications Specialist will also be responsible for key partnerships within the business to deliver content and communication to a high level of consistency, quality, and strategic alignment. 

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 

  • Demonstrated experience planning and implementing email marketing campaigns using an enterprise-level marketing automation platform (such as Adobe Campaign, Eloqua, Unica, Salesforce or Marketo)  
  • Demonstrated experience with segmentation and the use of dynamic content to personalise experiences for audience segments 
  • Demonstrated experience in using data to improve the process and performance of communications and marketing activities 
  • Demonstrated experience in aligning audience needs and preferences with marketing strategies and objectives 


  • A degree in communications or related fields with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

About Swinburne University of Technology 

Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the key accountabilities above and your suitability for this position.  

To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. 

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

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected] 

Applications Close: Sunday 22nd January 2023, 5pm 

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  

For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. #LI-SW

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