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Marketing and Communications Officer

Marketing and Communications Officer | Permanent, full-time

The opportunity

The Hutchins School, established in 1846, is an Anglican Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 day and boarding school in Hobart, Tasmania. We are an Anglican school whose supportive learning community works together to nurture humility, kindness, courage and respect.

The role

The School seeks to appoint a full-time, proactive and values driven Marketing and Communications Officer, with a keen eye for detail and flair for design, to join our creative team in Sandy Bay. The role reports to the Marketing and Communications Manager and is a vital component of the Community Relations Team, providing support to the School’s marketing, communications and community engagement activities, including but not limited to, photography, open days and functions throughout the school year.

Our new Marketing and Communications Officer will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders at all levels, including liaison with external providers (e.g. graphic designers, contractors).
  • Highly-developed written skills, including copywriting, proofreading and experience creating and curating content for a vareity of audiences and channels, including the production of content for social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Vimeo).
  • Ability to use and/or learn the Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere Pro) to produce content for print, digital media and branded publications.
  • Experience in the use of digital platforms for the creation of e-newsletters, email communications and updating of websites.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

This position is a permanent, full-time role.

To apply

Please submit a cover letter with your resume and apply via our advertisement on SEEK under the title of Marketing and Communications Officer.

Applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria questions below in their cover letter in no more than two pages.

Selection Criteria

  • Please outline your work-related experience in the production of branded integrated marketing communications (including publications and content) for a specific audience. Specify how you manage your time effectively to juggle multiple priorities to meet a deadline.
  • Demonstrate your interpersonal and communication skills to develop strong professional relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, allowing you to work efficiently both independently and as a part of a busy, dynamic team.

Applicant Information Pack (PDF)

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Applications for this role must be submitted by 9.00am Wednesday 14 February 2024 via SEEK.

The Hutchins School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and must hold a current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP).