Communications and Events Coordinator.

We are a business that exists to influence better client decisions about ecology, heritage, GIS and environmental approvals.

We provide exceptional advice and service to achieve balanced outcomes for our clients.

We care about our staff and support their professional autonomy and development.

We are ethical, independent and genuine and we are committed to the sustainability of our people and our business.

We employ highly experienced multi-disciplinary teams of aquatic ecologists, archaeologists, botanists, zoologists, environmental planners and GIS analysts across our offices in Albury, Ballarat, Melbourne, Newcastle, Sydney, Wangaratta, Western Sydney and Wollongong.

About the role

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Communications and Events Coordinator with a passion for social media and content curation to join our team in our Port Melbourne or Sydney office on a part-time, 10-month parental leave backfill contract. Reporting to one of our Technical Directors, and supported by the Client Relationship Manager and Business Support Coordinator, this is a unique role that works alongside many business areas in a collaborative fashion, but with a large amount of daily autonomy to ‘get things done’.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and execute digital marketing campaigns, including online advertising, website, eDM and social media
  • Adhere to digital marketing best practices and standards within Biosis
  • Curate and schedule social media content for posts and campaigns. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • In addition to assisting with the launch of a new website, continually monitor and improve the usability, content and conversion points of said website to support company growth objectives
  • Develop, manage and design layouts of communications such as presentations, newsletters, event support materials, brochures, staff bios, and other ad hoc internal comms requests
  • Develop relevant, unique, entertaining and engaging content to drive client loyalty and engagement
  • Effectively manage external relationships (graphic designers, event venues, website developers etc.) fulfilling design briefs and meeting deadlines
  • In collaboration with internal stakeholders: organise and assist with the execution of conferencing events, sponsorships and association relationships, networking events, staff social events (including Christmas parties), technical seminars and management dinners.
  • Act as a ‘brand guardian’ ensuring consistency across all internal and external communications
  • Ensure ‘brand voice’ is consistent across all internal and external communications
  • Write compelling and interesting content to attract audiences and raise the company’s profile

To succeed in this role, you will need to demonstrate your strengths against the selection criteria below. A full position description is available here and we strongly encourage you to go to our website to learn more about the role and the types of work we do,

Why choose Biosis?

It’s an exciting time to become a Biosian, with some great projects in the works, new staff initiatives in-house and an ever-growing support team for our consultants.⁠ We pride ourselves on having a supportive and progressive workplace culture in all our teams.

⁠The benefits you’ll receive by joining us are:⁠

⁠⭐ Employee Assistance Program⁠
⭐ Extensive Learning & Development Program⁠
⭐ Flexible working options⁠
⭐ Paid Parental Leave⁠
⭐ Anniversary Awards Scheme⁠
⭐ Health & Wellbeing Program⁠
⭐ Friday office lunch or drinks⁠
⭐ EOFY and EOY Celebrations⁠
⭐ Partners and families invited to social events⁠
⭐ Centre of Technical Excellence⁠
⭐ Weekly Trivia Quiz⁠
⭐ Active recognition and acknowledgment of exceptional work through employee spot rewards
⭐ Study assistance to pursue higher qualifications
⭐ Internal job opportunities throughout Australia
… and much more!⁠

Selection criteria

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and cover letter which demonstrate these required skills and attributes:

  • Tertiary qualification in Communications, Marketing or similar
  • Minimum of 3 years of communications, marketing or events coordination experience
  • Experience and comfort in managing business social media pages including: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Experience with Mailchimp or similar
  • Experience with creating and editing website copy
  • Experience with Canva
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, time management and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • A high level of competency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and/or similar software packages.
  • Australian citizenship/residency, or a valid work permit.

We may conduct interviews prior to the deadline, so please submit your applications as soon as possible.

Candidates who are immediately available are preferred.

Forward applications to

Applications will close at 5 pm on Monday 25th July 2022.

Biosis encourages people from all backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.