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Media Officer

University of Canberra

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Work type:Professional
Categories:Marketing and Communications

  • Opportunity for an experienced Media professional to add value to the University of Canberra’s Media and Communications team.
  • UC Level 7, Salary Range $94,134 pa – $101,979 pa + 17% Super
  • Full Time Continuing Opportunity

UC has curiosity, ambition and inclusiveness at its core. We challenge the status quo through the pursuit of excellence in teaching, learning and research. Our place-based commitment ensures that we visibly serve Canberra’s community and the surrounding region with impact on the nation. We’re proudly recognised as number one in the world for reducing inequalities (THE, 2022).

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Media and Communications you will be responsible for promoting and reporting on the University as a bold, young, up-and-coming university on an ambitious path as outlined in our Strategic Plan, Connected.

Your role will involve daily engagement with local, national and international media, pitching to media, writing for media, setting up and managing media opportunities, and reporting on the University’s media outcomes as outlined in the University’s Communications Strategy. In addition, as a member of the Media and Communications Team, you will contribute to the development of content for the  University’s owned content and social media channels.

This is a unique opportunity to work within an internal Media and Communications team and add value by utilising your accomplished communication skills to contribute to strategy and media engagement. You will be supported to do your best work in a collaborative, dynamic and engaging team environment.

To be successful, you will demonstrate excellent written ability, have strong insight into media engagement and the news cycle as well as the confidence to engage and manage key academic and professional stakeholders in order to drive the success of the University’s Media and Communications team’s strategic objectives.

We would be interested in receiving applications from candidates that have graduated with a degree in Journalism, Communications or similar and have two to three years working experience.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

To be considered for this role all we want is your CV, no other documentation are required.

Please ensure you take the time to align you CV with the Position Description requirements. We want to understand how your skills and experience relate to the position you are applying for.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Mrs Andy Visser, Associate Director, Media and Communications on 02 6201 2614 or email [email protected] 

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email [email protected]

Closing Date:  11.55pm, Sunday 5 February 2023

Advertised:19 Jan 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:05 Feb 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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