Communication & Marketing Position Open

UME is looking for a Communication and Marketing Officer position. The role, based at North Parramatta, is to coordinate, execute, maintain and manage UME’s communication and marketing strategy to ensure that digital, print and film content is developed according to our strategic communication objectives and in line with Synod guidelines.

The key responsibilities for this role will be to:

  • Work closely with the management of UME and with Synod communications staff to develop a UME-specific communication calendar
  • Moderate and curate content across all UME social media platforms and web sites in accordance with Synod social media policies
  • Manage and monitor print, film, digital advertising campaigns
  • Work with management to identify creative, sales marketing and promotional trends, with a view to developing new audiences, products and services
  • Oversee and document the administration of domain names, website hosting and security

We are looking for someone with excellent all-round communication skills (including editing and sub-editing skills), strong project and time management skills, high attention to detail, and the ability to deal with stakeholders at all organisational levels. Being self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, along with a friendly and personable manner will also be key.

Our successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in a related field such as communication, journalism, media studies or marketing. They will be able to demonstrate skills in content creation, web design and desktop publishing and possess a strong understanding of web-based technologies.

It will be a bonus if they can demonstrate current or recent experience in a digital content, web content or website coordinator role, experience using HTML, CMS, EDM and web analytics, graphic design skills and experience using Adobe Creative software including InDesign, Photoshop. A knowledge of the Uniting Church in Australia would be the icing on the cake.

To apply, please click: ‘Apply for this job’ at SEEK to send your resume along with a detailed cover letter outlining how your qualifications and experience align with our requirements, and also ensuring the job title “Communications and Marketing Officer” is in the subject header.

Applications must be received by the close of business: Friday, 21 April 2017.

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