First listed on: 24 April 2018

Communications and Research Coordinator 

Sydney Global Mobility (SGM)
Global Student Recruitment and Mobility
Reference no. 698/0418 F

  • Be an integral communication and coordination link across teams within the University
  • Located at Darlington Campus
  • Full-time, fixed term 12 month appointment with a $106K remuneration package, which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

The Communications and Research Coordinator will act as a key communication and coordination link between Sydney Global Mobility (SGM) and Marketing and Communications (MarComms) to develop and maintain digital marketing assets to support and advance SGM’s marketing and communications strategy. The incumbent will coordinate and undertake research and analysis to support SGM’s operations and planning.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Communications and Research Coordinator who possesses:

  • tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, public relations or a related discipline or demonstrated equivalent relevant professional experience
  • experience in developing and implementing integrated marketing and communications strategies to meet strategic and business requirements
  • significant experience writing and editing targeted communications to meet strategic objectives and create audience advocacy
  • proven capacity to deliver high quality executive-level reports, analysis and business plans
  • highly developed research and analytical skills, with a proven capacity to synthesise, interpret and present conclusions and sound advice
  • proven experience in crafting targeted communications aimed at driving audience interest and behaviour
  • experience using content management systems

Personal or professional experience with study or work abroad programs or significant time spent overseas is highly advantageous

About us

Global Student Recruitment and Mobility (GSRM) is responsible for delivering the University’s objectives in relation to the student offer and profile targets; student recruitment and widening participation; and student mobility and partnerships. GSRM liaises with external partners and internal stakeholders to deliver a high touch, superior student experience through the provision of student recruitment and pathways information, inspiring and tailored events and university experiences from early outreach through to the point of enrolment. GSRM compromises five teams; International Recruitment, SGM, Australia and New Zealand Recruitment, Student Offer (Product) and Operations.

Sydney Global Mobility (SGM) also provides strategic advice on overseas education systems and legislative frameworks, identifying innovative market opportunities for the University to consider and develop. It will also analyse the effects of changes to government policy and legislation on international issues and identify and manage potential risks associated with international activities.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11.30pm Wednesday 9th May 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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