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Marketing and Communications Manager

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The Marketing and Communications Unit (MCU) takes the lead in developing strategies and relationships to build the UTS brand in order to achieve its desired prominence in the market place. It is responsible for effectively promoting and enhancing the image and reputation of the university through the development and implementation of marketing plans, media and public relations activities, internal communication and corporate identity strategy. MCU has both internal and external clients and delivers services to support them and to promote the overall strategic development of the university.

The unit is seeking to fill a current vacancy for the Marketing and Communications Manager, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. The role is responsible for creating marketing and communications strategies for the Faculty, as well as implementing and managing a broad range of tactical activities relating to the promotion of education, student recruitment, industry engagement and outreach, faculty and university reputation management, research and media relations.

The incumbent will provide expert marketing advice to the Faculty including research based insights and will align the marketing strategy with Faculty’s objectives. Working in collaboration with the Faculty via a service level agreement with the Marketing and Communications Unit (MCU), this position is required to translate UTS brand and vision into activities relevant to the Faculty in order to promote the Faculty’s image in a highly competitive environment.

Main skills/experience required:

• Demonstrated ability to develop a range of marketing and communication strategies.
• Effectively manage budgets in a resource intensive environment. Proven management skills, including the ability to lead a team to meet competing deadlines under pressure and maximise results from marketing resources.
• Ability to contribute to and manage the implementation of policy, guidelines and procedures, including experience in developing and presenting reports and strategic advice to the faculty
• Ability to work effectively, independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
• Demonstrated experience in analysis and evaluation, establishing a measurement framework and writing marketing reports.
• Ability to conduct a variety of research activities to evaluate competitors, student expectations, and brand recognition with view to informing future marketing actions.
• Advanced computing skills including Microsoft Office applications, databases, CRM and associated software (Salesforce highly desirable).

Remuneration & Benefits
Base Salary: $101,320 to $115,393 pa (HEW 8)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This appointment will be on a continuing, full time basis.

Ultimo, NSW 2007

Melissa Ali


Prior to commencing your application for IRC158687, please review the Position Description and the relevant selection criteria – these can be found on our website by clicking on the following link; https://recruitment.uts.edu.au/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&p_svid=158687&p_spid=5387779

You are required to address the below selection criteria in a cover note.
1. Experience dealing with digital media, marketing analytics, strategic planning and detailed reporting.
2. Good knowledge of marketing and communications principals, including strategy, market research, planning, implementation, measurement and evaluation.
3. Proficient with marketing technology (CRM and Marketing Automation) and digital and social media advertising platforms.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC158687.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date: Tuesday, January 28th 2020 at 11.59pm (AEST)

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


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