Position available: Communications and Promotions Officer

Applications close 15 March 2020

Whitley College

As the Baptist College of Victoria and as an agency of the Baptist Union, Whitley College is dedicated to providing high quality theological educational resources to all of those committed to the call of God and to the life and mission of the Church in a rapidly changing society. In offering theological education through a comprehensive range of diplomas and degrees accredited by the University of Divinity, professional development opportunities, advanced research programs, and innovative and flexible training initiatives, Whitley seeks to fulfil its mission to equip men and women for leadership and service in a variety of ministries in church and society. Whitley is committed to creating an even stronger and dynamic learning environment for students and to develop further the relationships with partners and stakeholders.

Primary objectives

Whitley is seeking a person to fulfil the position of Communications and Promotions Officer. The Communications and Promotions Officer is to be responsible for the development and execution of marketing and promotions programs for Whitley College, supporting growth in student enrolment. The Communications and Promotions Officer will promote Whitley College’s faculty, its courses, research and student experience to demonstrate our academic leadership in theological education and research.

We are seeking an experienced communications professional who is passionate about the tertiary theological education sector and growing enrolment. We need a team player who can jump into the role and bring new ideas.

Key skills and experience

  • Demonstrated experience in communications, publicity and fund-raising, including website and social media (portfolio preferred).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of printed and digital resources that support the presence and presentation of Whitley College and its educational offerings.
  • Demonstrated high-level writing skills suitable for a variety of publications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated high-level collaborative skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively.

Position Description

Read the full Communications and Promotions Officer Position Description.


Prospective and interested candidates may direct inquiries to the Principal of Whitley College, Rev Professor René Erwich (rerwich@whitley.edu.au).


Please submit your application no later than 15 March 2020.

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter
  • A full curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference

Send applications electronically to marketing@whitley.edu.au.

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