Associate Director Communications and Creative Services

Sydney, Australia
13 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Develop and drive creative and communications initiatives
  • Utilise your senior management experience at a strategic level
  • Full time, continuing role based in North Sydney (Melbourne base may be considered)

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Marketing and External Relations (MER) Directorate, under the direction of the director of MER, encompasses Communication and Creative Services; Digital Experience; Future Students and Advancement; and Market insights. MER plays a key role in profiling and positioning ACU as a first choice among its diverse community and stakeholder groups.

The Associate Director, Communication and Creative is responsible for the provision of marketing services including brand, creative and design, communications and content, media/PR, and events to the University. As Associate Director, Communication and Creative you will drive and manage the ACU brand in such a way that ACU stands apart from its competitors and continues to be innovative in its approach.

To be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate:

  • a strong background in content and creative services management in a large/complex organisation
  • proven superior relationship building skills
  • substantial strategic leadership experience.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply: 

Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

General enquiries can be directed to Ms Kathy Vozella, Director, Marketing and External Relations on (02) 9739 2799 or

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 11 March 2018 at 11.55pm