Digital Marketing Assistant

$57,235 plus 17% superannuation, 12 month, fixed term contract - full time, Opportunity for ongoing career development and a variety of projects.Job Reference: 715050
About us
University Marketing supports Curtin's strategic vision to be a recognised international leader in research and education. To achieve this, our marketing and engagement strategies and initiatives are built around three areas of focus: brand and reputation, student recruitment and engagement. We work closely with our stakeholders and partners to help the University achieve its goals and targets, and to inspire people to choose Curtin.

The Marketing Operations and Engagement team drives digital marketing innovation and student recruitment activities at Curtin to keep pace with the market, improve effectiveness and meet changing customer expectations.  The team is responsible for the creation and management of a seamless digital marketing experience, marketing insights and account based marketing including future student outreach and recruitment strategies.  
In this role you will…

  • Assist the Digital Engagement team with general website and digital marketing asset maintenance for strategic projects and advertising campaigns.
  • Utilise WordPress to assist with managing web content across the University Marketing portfolio of websites as required to meet reputation and recruitment KPIs.
  • Edit written and visual content to a high standard, and to align with best practice and Curtin University Brand & Marketing style guides.
  • Work closely with the Digital Engagement team to ensure Curtin’s web presence complies with the relevant standards, legislation, policies and brand guidelines underpinning Curtin’s Web Management Framework.

Why choose Curtin  

  • Easily accessible location with great parking, bus station and end of trip facilities
  • Vibrant campus with an array of food trucks, coffee shops and restaurants
  • A vibrant campus with gym, child care, wellness programs, medical and counselling services
  • Curtin continues to be a leader in reconciliation in the Higher Education sector, being one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevate RAP - the highest level within Reconciliation Australia’s Workplace RAP Framework
  • The University has recently been named as one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 by the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA)
  • A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

For further information on Curtin and all of our employee benefits visit

We are looking for someone with…

  • Completion of, or progress towards a relevant degree
  • Strong ability to manage digital communication channels and content management systems, specifically WordPress and a basic understanding of Search Engine Optimisation and Analytics principles
  • Basic design skills with proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Adobe Photoshop
  • Strong verbal, written and visual communication skills with the ability to create content with consideration of the user journey and target audience
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team to use discretion and knowledge to determine appropriate action
  • Organisation skills and attention to detail, with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.

Inclusion and Diversity at Curtin

We are committed to ensuring that Curtin has an inclusive environment, free from harassment, in which all students, staff and the community feel respected, valued and welcome.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to enable people with disability to participate fully in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

We have received recognition in this area:

  • Voted one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 (Diversity Council of Australia).
  • Have become one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • Achieved Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation (2018-2020).
  • Voted 16th best workplace for new dads in Australia (HBF - Direct Advice for Dads, 2019).

Next steps

Please apply online with a cover letter and resume to enable us to assess your suitability for the role. If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please advise in your cover letter.

Applications close: Tuesday 27 April 2021


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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