Date Advertised
Job Type
Full Time Job Ad
Job Level
Mid Level
Press & Public Relations
AUD 75,000 +
Skills Required
Marketing, Communications, PR and communications


Brisbane, 4000
Queensland, Australia

Communications Advisor (Education and Health)

Brisbane, Queensland

  • Raise the profile of ACUâs Education and Health portfolios
  • Develop stories for free media coverage and range of other communication channels
  • Full time, continuing role based in Brisbane with free parking

ACU is looking for a motivated communications advisor who is keen to bring to life the innovation and breakthroughs ACU staff develop.

A natural storyteller, you will work with the communications leads in Health and Education to find, promote and share the ACUâs latest research and projects and their importance to real people.

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 â 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 ACUâs mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Marketing and External Relations Portfolio encompasses Communications and Creative Services; Digital Experience; Future Students and Advancement; and Market Insights.

As Communications Advisor, you will contribute to the development and implementation of publicity programs and identify potential opportunities for promoting the University in media and other communication channels.

To be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate:

  • a relevant undergraduate degree in the area of marketing, public communications or journalism with experience in media, public relations; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • a range of media experience and networks
  • experience in successfully working collaboratively
  • the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships internally and externally
  • experience securing media and publicity outcomes

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

How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description and apply for the role via the ACU Careers Website. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description.

Total remuneration valued to $89,617-$96,302 pa, including salary component $75,727- $81,376pa Higher Education Worker Level 6), 17% employer contribution of superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Mr Tim Fitzsimmons, National Manager, Strategic Communications on (02) 9739 2154.

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

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit [...]/careersâ

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Tuesday 27 February at 11.55p

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