Graphic Designer

Sydney, Australia
15 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing the Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Group Marketing serves all university groups to promote the University's brand, reputation and achievements globally. The Content & Creative team with Group Marketing is responsible for creating compelling stories tailored for each audience group to create engaging communication with impact to maximise engagement. The team develops creative approaches to communication ensuring a consistent aligned visual identity for the Macquarie University brand.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light. 

The Role

In this newly created role, the successful candidate will be responsible for designing, copywriting, editing and development of creative content, print and digital marketing materials and collateral, to maximise the impact of our Corporate Engagement and Advancement division.

You will be savvy with publications software such as the Adobe Creative Suite or other similar publishing tools. With exceptional client liaison skills, you will be able to take briefs, evaluate content needs and make recommendations on content and appropriate communication channels for the clients.

To be considered for this position, please submit an updated CV and a cover (maximum two pages) which addresses the selection criteria below:

Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in design, or a related discipline
  • Experience working in publishing, photography or print production within the not-for-profit or similar sectors
  • Proven ability to write copy for advertising and/or marketing
  • Proven ability to use design tools and systems including within the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign
  • Proven ability to build and maintain client relationships, and liaise with clients to take design and content briefs
  • Well-developed knowledge of printing techniques and processes
  • Knowledge of Copywrite Laws

Salary: from $80,231 – $88,561 per annum (HEW 6) plus 17% superannuation contribution and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing position

For further information regarding this role, please view the position description.

Specific Role Enquiries: James Barrow, Director, Content and Creative

General Recruitment Enquiries: Lizzy Nguyen, HR Administrator 

Applications Close: Sunday 1 October 2017 at 11:55pm AUS Eastern Standard Time

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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