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Social Media Platform Specialist

• Provide leadership to the University in all aspects of social media
• Work with key stakeholders to influence effective implementation of social strategies
• Full time Fixed Term (12 months) position, Brisbane, Melbourne or North Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

Marketing and External Relations play a key role is profiling and positioning ACU as a first choice among its diverse community and stakeholder groups, including the potential students, Catholic and corporate partners, donor, alumni and staff. The Digital Experience team are responsible for innovation and transformation of the University’s digital presence, setting it as a leader in the education sector.

As Social Media Platform Specialist, you will:
• develop overarching social media strategies that align with and enhance overall marketing objectives
• stay abreast of developments and opportunities as social platforms evolve
• provide guidance to the University as to suitability of platforms and approach to implement social strategies effectively
• implement Social Media Monitoring tools to allow the University to monitor activity and track brand sentiment.

You will need to demonstrate:
• relevant degree qualification and experience developing marketing initiatives across the major social platforms and applying Social Media principles and practice
• demonstrated experience developing and managing a range of campaigns
• demonstrated experience planning content for the major social platforms
• ability to communicate with impact and purpose to gain the support of a wide range of stakeholders.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

Brisbane, Melbourne or North Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU)


Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the “Apply” link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $101,111 – $109,432 pa, including salary component $85,440 – $92,471 pa (Higher Education Worker Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Georgie Way, Digital Marketing Manager on 03 9230 8721.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers

Applications Close: Monday 20 May 2019


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