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Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Advertiser: University of CanterburyMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2019
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Marketing & Communications, Marketing Assistants/Coordinators

Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
College of Engineering

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • 14 Month Fixed Term opportunity (parental leave cover)

What You Will Do

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic Marketing and Outreach Coordinator to join the College Office team whilst the incumbent is on parental leave. This is a key role, responsible for enhancing student recruitment and increasing the profile of the College with prospective students and the community, and providing expert strategic and operational advice and services to achieve these goals. Additionally, the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating a targeted outreach, promotion and events programme in partnership with relevant central University teams and developing and supporting the marketing and outreach strategic plan, in conjunction with the Digital Marketing Coordinator, for the College of Engineering.

Who You Are

To succeed in this role you will need a tertiary qualification relevant to the position, demonstrated marketing, publicity and events management experience, proven ability in the development and implementation of marketing plans and excellent written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision and subject to tight deadlines is required. Some experience with web design and publishing software as well as knowledge of New Zealand's secondary school environment would be an advantage. You will also have the flexibility to oversee and participate in a small number of events in evenings and weekends, as may be required from time to time.

Who You Will Work With

The College of Engineering is globally connected, we will grow through our inspirational teaching and innovative research, and become one of the top 10 Engineering Colleges in the Southern Hemisphere by 2023.

For more information about our team, please visit our website.

Please take a virtual tour of our Engineering facilities.

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

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The closing date for this position is: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 (Midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted through the online application process. Unfortunately we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to

You must have New Zealand or Australian Citizenship/Permanent Residency or a valid visa that allows you to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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