Marketing and Communications Business Partner

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Newcastle
Reference: 868058
Contact Name: Chelsea Farrar
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2024 13:30

Job Description

  • Join a highly skilled and collaborative team

  • Opportunity to interact with a diverse range of internal partners

  • Progressive, flexible culture in an organisation making an impact  

About the company

As one of Australia’s largest independent health and medical research institutions, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) brings together researchers, healthcare professionals, policymakers, industry and the community with the purpose of transforming health and the well-being of our communities.

Having recently celebrated 25 years of impact, HMRI is actively preparing for a future of growth, establishing themselves as a renowned institution known for groundbreaking discoveries and future focused, state-of-the-art research that meets the needs of the community.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a Marketing and Communications Business Partner who will build and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the organisation to foster collaboration between the Marketing and Communications team and internal HMRI partners. The role will support the successful management of projects, timelines, and resources to achieve business objectives and ensure they align with broader strategic priorities.  

Key Duties:

  • Facilitate clear and effective communication between the Marketing and Communications Team and internal HMRI partners to qualify marketing and communication requirements with partners, setting clear expectations for all stakeholders involved

  • Analyse data and metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing efforts and make data-driven decisions and communicate outcomes to relevant partners

  • Adapt marketing strategies and approaches as needed in response to changes in the medical research landscape

  • Negotiate agreements, budgets, and priorities between internal stakeholders and the Marketing and Communications Team

About you

A curious and engaging communicator, the successful candidate will have a knack for building rapport and meaningful relationships with a diverse stakeholder group. You will enjoy the variety of working on numerous projects at once, with competing priorities and deadlines. Highly organised with a commitment to delivering excellent customer service will be vital to your success.

Other key skills and attributes:

  • Adaptable and energetic, with the ability to prioritise competing demands effectively whilst remaining calm under pressure

  • An adept problem solver with well-developed negotiation skills

  • 3+ years experience in marketing and/or communications roles, with a strong account management focus with either internal or external clients (agency experience desirable)

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field is highly regarded

How to Apply

To register your interest please click "APPLY" and attach your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and motivation for applying for this role. Further details relating to the position can be accessed in the Success Profile pack by clicking here.

We invite you to include questions in your application. Enquiries can be made to Chelsea Farrar on 02 4927 2027.

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