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Events Protocol Officer

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Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration, Marketing

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by a beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

Within the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Registrar) portfolio, Campus Life focuses on cultivating a broader academic experience for students at Macquarie University.  They strive to deliver a range of non-academic services and experiences to engage students and staff, ensuring their campus life is reflective of the University culture, and is a great place to study, play and relax.

As part of Campus Life, the Events and Protocol team develops, manages and produces public lectures, seminars and other events that contribute to the University's image and reputation, encourage participation within the University, engage the wider community, show case the University to external stakeholders and foster Macquarie's reputation for research.

The Role

The Events and Protocol team is seeking an enthusiastic Events & Protocol Officer to support the documentation of event protocols and increase audience engagement through brand compliant, targeted event communications. Responsibilities of this role will include copywriting, proofing and design for event-based campaigns. With strong digital and systems knowledge, the incumbent will become the go to team member for our online central event management system. Having a high attention to detail and commitment to delivering exceptional communication campaigns is key to success in this role, as is being focused on delivering the best possible outcomes and experience for stakeholders, attendees and the University.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection criteria in a cover letter of no more than 2 pages. 

  • Bachelor of Communications or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to effectively utilise digital systems for communication campaigns (use of event management software will be highly regarded)
  • Awareness of protocols, structures and procedures in Government departments, agencies, public and private sector organisations
  • Proven ability to write for a range of mediums and audiences
  • Demonstrated experience in campaign planning, coordination and delivery to the highest standards
  • Proven ability to build and manage relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Track record of contributing to a dynamic, high performing team in a fast-paced environment

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below. 

Salary Package: From $77,894 - $85,982 p.a. (Level 6), plus 9.5% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, fixed term (6 month contract)

General Recruitment Enquiries: Victoria McCosker at victoria.mccosker@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Wednesday, 26 April 17 at 11.55pm EST

Position Description: Download File Events Protocol Officer_HEW6.pdf

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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