Senior Marketing and Communication Officer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Canberra, Australia
  • 89,134 – 102,600 AUD / Year
  • Salary: 89,134 – 102,600

Website The Australian National University

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $89,134 – $102,600 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing

Grow your career at the Australian National University in a continuing role.
Make an impact by utilising your creative flair and skills to develop engaging digital content.
Showcase your communications skills in a supportive team environment.
Grow your industry network at a world-leading university in Australia’s capital.
About the role
The ANU Advancement portfolio provides leadership and support across the University in developing meaningful and sustainable relationships with ANU alumni, donors, and the broader community, securing long-term philanthropic investment and ensuring the strong management of existing philanthropic funds and accountability to the university’s donors. This is achieved through directing activity exclusively towards supporting, amplifying, and propelling the University’s vision, mission, and strategic objectives, in service to its ever-changing priorities and areas of greatest need. ANU Advancement’s mission is to build meaningful and enduring connections with our community and pair the passions of generous people with the outstanding work of our University.

The Marketing Communications team, as part of the Alumni & Community Engagement team, is responsible for developing and implementing the strategy and communications support for Advancement. This includes the planning and provision of communications for philanthropic development, donor stewardship and alumni relations.

The Senior Marketing & Communications Officer provides high level, comprehensive support on a diverse range of marketing and communications activities, including the development and delivery of web-related projects, ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of activities. The Senior Marketing & Communications Officer liaises with senior management and provides robust assistance and advice on a wide range of marketing, outreach and communications services, policies, procedures and guidelines, and coordinates initiatives to support the achievement of the University’s strategic goals.

About Our Campus
The University’s Acton campus is in the heart of Canberra. From here it’s an easy walk, bike ride or drive to some of Australia’s most significant political and cultural institutions including Australian Parliament House. You’ll find all the conveniences of a small suburb including cafes, bars, supermarkets, childcare centres, a newsagency, post office and even a medical centre right on campus! The Acton Campus is well renowned for its landscape setting, with over 10,000 trees and a commitment to maintenance of open space. It’s ‘park like’ environment is a feature that is internationally recognised.

What we can offer you
ANU staff enjoy some amazing employee benefits including​:

ANU offers competitive remuneration packages including 17% superannuation.
We offer discounted study, with 75% off ANU courses for staff and 25% for your spouse and children (see eligibility).
We have many professional development initiatives including training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.
We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements. We offer generous paid parental leave entitlements for up to 32 weeks.
We have on-site Gyms with staff discounts as well as oval spaces and ANU sports clubs.
We are a family friendly campus with access to childcare facilities, designated parent rooms and quiet spaces.
ANU offers salary sacrificing benefits including laptops, childcare, novated car leasing, additional superannuation, and more!
We offer affordable onsite parking.
ANU has a supporting, challenging and motivating culture.
We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all backgrounds and identities.
We care about your wellbeing, with access to additional leave, the Employee Assistance Program, vaccinations and health insurance plan options.
For further information about this position, please contact Consuela Cooper, Manager, Marketing & Communications.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

How to Apply
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

A statement addressing the selection criteria.
A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
Other documents, if required.
Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Position Description and Selection Criteria:

Closing Date: 16 April 2024

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