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Ms Margaret Ryan

Position: Senior Digital Communications Officer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: Int & Partnerships Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46660 +61 3 924 46660



Margaret is the Senior Digital Communications Officer in the Faculty's International and Partnerships Group and is responsible for providing high level digital development and e-channel support for the Faculty of Arts and Education, ensuring that important web communication requirements of the Faculty are effectively implemented and administered within the framework of Deakin University and the Faculty of Arts and Education strategic priorities, policies and operating procedures. 

An important responsibility is to work in close consultation with the Faculty's Manager of International and Partnerships, Marketing and Alumni Manager, Deakin eSolutions and the Marketing Division, to develop and implement effective e-channel marketing campaigns (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In, etc.), that support Faculty and University strategic objectives related to domestic and international undergraduate and postgraduate student recruitment.

Margaret has been with Deakin University for over nine years.  She initially served as Team Leader -  Educational and Online Development for the former Faculty of Education before assuming the role of Web Communications Officer for the newly merged Faculty of Arts and Education in 2008.


Conferences and seminars

Presented at:

Investigating the future of social media: Public Sector Congress 2014
'Future Social Media - Integrating and optimising for your business goals'
Margaret Ryan

Social Media for the Public Sector 2013 conference
'Raising the profile of programs and events through social media'
Margaret Ryan

Deakin University Teaching and Learning Conference 2010 "Flexible Education Futures: partnering for collaborative and active learning"
'Supporting community discussion: Using Drupal to capture a groundswell about National Curriculum and My School'
Dr Debra Bateman, Dr Jill Loughlin, Ms Margaret Ryan


Awards and prizes

Recipient of:

Faculty of Arts and Education - Dean's Award for
'Achieving Excellence in Administration' (2010)

2012 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to
Communication, Marketing and 'Positioning'
Dr Scott Burchill, Mr Trevor Dean and Ms Margaret Ryan

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