Marketing Specialist

Swinburne University of Technology

  • Marketing & social media role within Swinburne University
  • Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus
  • SSL Level 5 ($73,561) base salary + 17% superannuation

About the Role 

An exciting opportunity is available for a Marketing Specialist to join the Swinburne Student Life team at Swinburne University of Technology!

The Marketing Specialist will be critical in reaching Swinburne students to strengthen their sense of belonging to the university and create a community through social media and marketing strategies. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing Swinburne Student Life social media accounts, including content creation and content calendar scheduling.
  • Producing content for and developing email communications to current students across
  • Developing multi-channel marketing campaigns to increase participation in extra-curricular activities at the university, such as clubs, sport, volunteering and more.
  • Contributing to the delivery of Orientation and Transition at Swinburne for newly commencing students.
  • Maintaining the Student Portal website and its content.
  • Designing marketing collateral such as web assets, signage and merchandise.

The role would suit someone with social media/marketing experience wanting to develop communities and build a sense of belonging in a fun, collaborative team.

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

  • Demonstrated relevant experience in marketing strategy and content development, including managing social media content, calendars and communities
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of a positive and co-operative team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver outstanding marketing/communication activity to a diverse customer base
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to negotiate and collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders


  • A relevant tertiary qualification 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 your suitability for this position.  

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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 21st May 2023, 9pm 

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 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

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