• Full-time, 2 years fixed-term contract
  • Annual salary between $79,000 to $96,000 exclusive of super
  • Utilise your Marketing and Design skills to work on exciting branding projects at USSC

About the United States Studies Centre

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is a university-based research centre, dedicated to the rigorous analysis of American foreign policy, emerging technology, economics, politics and culture. The Centre is a national resource that builds Australia’s awareness of the dynamics shaping America, their implications for Australia — and critically — solutions for the alliance.

The USSC's mission is to make discoveries and draw insights with tangible value for Australian policymakers, businesses, scholars, students and the general public, generated by independent, non-partisan, rigorous research, delivered through communication, teaching and outreach.

About the opportunity

The United States Studies Centre (USSC) at the University of Sydney is in an exciting growth phase with a new website, updated branding and a growing global audience. This new Marketing and Design Coordinator role will play a central part in driving impact for the USSC through stylish graphic design of publications and collateral, compelling marketing campaigns and effective social media management.

As the Marketing and Design Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects. From designing reports that will be read in the White House and other spheres of government to student recruitment campaigns and live tweets from events with visiting dignitaries. This will be a career-defining opportunity to make a difference on a global stage.

Reporting to the Director of Engagement and Impact, your key responsibilities will be to support the Centre’s publications through:

  • designing research products (reports, briefs, explainers) in InDesign
  • creating and disseminating attractive, on-brand social media, marketing and publication collateral
  • publishing on and managing social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Meta, Instagram YouTube and the USSC website)
  • planning and implementing marketing campaigns for student recruitment, events and program awareness.

About you

  • tertiary qualifications in Graphic Design, Marketing and/or Social Media with relevant working experience
  • strong track record of developing complex and compelling collateral with graphic design software such as Adobe InDesign
  • demonstrated success and experience in marketing and communications using relevant channels to achieve desired objectives
  • publishing and editing experience with articles, reports, briefs or other text-heavy content
  • demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

For a copy of the Position Description, please click here.

This role is available as a hybrid-working arrangement or potentially part-time for the right candidate. The United States Studies Centre is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. You need to have unlimited working rights in Australia.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the University of Sydney Careers Site.

For all enquiries regarding the position, please email Mari Koeck maren.koeck@sydney.edu.au

Applications close

Sunday 24 March 2024, 11.59pm