Marketing and Communications Manager

Aug 06, 2018
Aug 27, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) is a research institute of the University of Queensland (UQ), supported by the Queensland Government through a core grant and research agreement with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF). As one of the few research-intensive universities worldwide located in a subtropical environment, UQ is a global leader in agriculture and food science research in subtropical and tropical production systems.

Agriculture-related research at UQ is consistently ranked among the best in the world.

QAAFI’s vision is to improve the productivity, competitiveness and sustainability of tropical and subtropical food, fibre and agribusiness industries.


The role

You will be responsible for developing and implementing QAAFI’s communications and marketing activities to support the Institute’s enterprise and raise awareness of research capabilities, expertise and value to industry partners, government and the community.


The person

You should possess qualifications in a relevant discipline and  have a strong desire to develop a strategic marketing and communication plan for the Institute. You will need to have experience in engagement with key stakeholder and an ability to source sponsorship arrangements. A strong leadership style with highly developed interpersonal skills is a must. Experience in the higher education, research or agriculture industries is desired.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Cathy Baynham, HR Business Partner



This is a full-time continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 to $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up 17% (total package will be in the range $108,588 - $121,930 p.a.).


Position Description

Marketing and Communications Manager PD.pdf



To discuss this role please contact Stephen Williams on +61 7 3346 0585 or

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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