The University of Melbourne | Marketing Manager x2 (Alumni & Donors/Research & Industry)

The University of Melbourne | Marketing Manager x2 (Alumni & Donors/Research & Industry)


Job Position: Marketing Manager x2 (Alumni & Donors/Research & Industry)

Company: The University of Melbourne

Expected salary: $134320 – 139749 per year

Location: Parkville, VIC

Marketing Manager x2 (Alumni & Donors/Research & Industry) Job Details:


  • Develop and deliver university-wide integrated marketing communications strategies
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment

About the Roles
This is an exciting opportunity for two senior marketing leaders to join the team. You will be responsible for the development and delivery of university-wide integrated marketing communications strategies and programs that engage alumni, donors, and research and industry audiences to drive global reputation, advocacy, acquisition and retention outcomes. If you’re passionate about making a difference and driving measurable impact, we invite you to apply.

Alumni & Donors specific: You will work closely with the Advancement team to cultivate deeper alumni connections and drive fundraising success. You’ll oversee the design and delivery of integrated programs to uplift the experience of our alumni and donors and shape the future of engagement and fundraising.

Reseach & Industry specific: You will lead the delivery of university-wide awareness and acquisition campaigns aimed at showcasing the institution’s leadership in research, as well as forging new partnerships with leading organisations and researchers in Australia and globally. You’ll oversee the design and delivery of marketing communications initiatives to drive research income and partnerships acquisition targets, and the recruitment of graduate researchers.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and develop segment marketing and communications programs across all channels, from ideation and conceptualisation to delivery and performance analysis
  • Partner with leaders across the University on program delivery, operational planning and reporting to foster a collaborative and effective approach
  • Oversee the successful development and amplification of targeted content and engagement strategies that enhance the University’s brand
  • Lead a collaborative and accountable work environment within the team to deliver marketing excellence and best practice outputs

Who we are looking for
We’re looking for leaders with strong digital marketing and acquisition expertise who can deliver with independence in an ambiguous, rapidly changing operating environment. You will have an excellent track record in executing complex projects and strong ability in influencing and leading others.

You will also have:

  • Extensive work experience and tertiary qualification in marketing, communications, finance, business or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training
  • Marketing experience in a similar role within a large complex environment, developing and implementing strategic marketing communications programs to effectively engage audiences
  • Relationship management experience and expertise, and ability to work with senior executives
  • Ability to work to a high ethical standard, ensuring professionalism and confidentiality at all times

For further information regarding each roles responsibilities and requirements please refer to the two attached PD’s below.

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your new team – “Advancement, Communications and Marketing“
University’s Communications and Marketing function provides strategic, advisory and operational services to support the academic mission and the University strategy. It fosters a culture of best practice and collaboration across the University’s communication and marketing teams and stakeholders and uses data-driven insights to inform decision-making across the University.

What we offer you!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out page!

The University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via and stay connected with our stories and people on .

Be yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at , with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled “Reasonable Adjustments Request”.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit –

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Susan Bradley via email at , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

Applications close: Day Month 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

Position Descriptions:

Advertised: 26 Feb 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 11 Mar 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Marketing Manager x2 (Alumni & Donors/Research & Industry) Apply Now!

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