Manager ? Marketing and Engagement

Leadership opportunity, School-centric pivotal role, Woolloongabba location.

  • Full Time - Continuing   
  • Commencing September 2020
  • Currently $116,956 to $129,946 gross per annum plus super
  • WOOLLOONGABBA, Brisbane Catholic Education Office


About the organisation
Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE), is the second largest non-Government employer in Queensland, supporting some 75,000 students and 11,500 employees in 142 school communities and six office locations, all located in South East Queensland.

At the heart of Catholic Education is our focus on educating the whole person. Drawing on our tradition and our strong Catholic values, we inspire our students to flourish academically, personally and spiritually. So, whether you work for one of our schools or the Head Office that supports this growing network, you will have the opportunity to achieve your career aspirations, whilst making a difference to the lives of our future generations.

About the role
BCE is thrilled to announce the newly created opportunity of Manager – Marketing and Engagement within our Communications and Marketing team. This role provides specialist marketing and engagement advice, consultancy to support and grow the visibility of the BCE brand across BCE school communities and equip BCE schools with capability to lift their community presence while meeting set objectives.

Working closely with your General Manager - Communications and Marketing, your focus will be on understanding the market and business needs of your stakeholders, BCE’s principals, and Senior Leaders – School Progress and Performance. Determining and deploying the contextualised strategy and approaches within a system while supporting localised initiatives, you will advise, analyse, and support the BCE system wide student enrolment strategy development and delivery.

Your responsiveness to the ever-evolving shifts within the education sector with strategic, tactical, and operational level advice to drive effective school marketing and engagement results will reflect your success in the role. Your experience in leading small teams within large, complex, decentralised organisations will make your application competitive. As you manage and guide your Communications and Marketing work team, you will enjoy the challenge of deploying contextualised specialist communications advice at strategic, tactical, and operational levels.

To grow the visibility of the BCE brand across BCE communities, we need an experienced senior marketing and community engagement professional with robust strategic design and delivery brand management expertise. Someone who brings degree qualifications in marketing, communications or similar (preferable) balanced with tangible experience in the application of brand management and marketing related capabilities within relatable contexts.

Team leadership experience as part of a larger communications and marketing team and portfolio is essential.

With a vibrant working environment in a newly refurbished site with collaborative spaces and an onsite cafe, we provide generous benefits for employees, highly value professional and career development, supporting our people to deliver excellence in their profession and excellent outcomes for our schools.

At BCE, we celebrate diversity, support one another, and respect and value our employees' individual priorities, beliefs and goals. Experience a genuine sense of unity and connectedness that is synonymous with Catholic Education. Building and nurturing meaningful relationships and enjoying a strong sense of camaraderie across our school, student, parent and BCE Office communities.

If you are ready to meet new challenges within a system environment centred on achieving results, we would like to hear from you.

For full details on this opportunity and the eligibility requirements, please refer to the Role Description attached.

As part of your application you will be required to provide:

  • a current resume;
  • an application letter (2 pages maximum); and
  • contact details for referees

Your application letter should summarise your suitability for the role and demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and attributes will enable you to successfully deliver the Major Responsibilities as contained in the Role Description. Please click on Apply to view a copy of the Roles Description and for further information.


  • A welcoming, collegial and flexible working environment
  • Competitive salaries benchmarked to industry standards
  • Salary packaging and salary sacrificing options
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students

Closing Date:


13/07/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Marketing & Communications
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