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Publications and Graphic Designer     

From 1 June 2021

Part-Time, Fixed Term Contract

 

ABOUT US

For 125 years, NEGS Armidale has woven a rich tapestry of educational opportunities in a traditional, rural, Christian environment, enjoying an exceptional reputation in academic scholarship; extensive co-curricular offerings; comprehensive music, arts and dance programs; caring and nurturing Boarding opportunities; excellent student Wellbeing programs; and outstanding facilities including a world-class Equestrian Centre and Regional Sporting Complex. The School is co-educational Pre-Kindergarten to Year 6, girls-only Years 7 to 12, and girls Boarding Years 5 to 12.

Armidale is one of Australia’s most elegant regional cities and is the educational and cultural centre of New England.

At NEGS, we seek employees who will continue to support our School in being the best regional Day and Boarding School in Australia.

PURPOSE AND OUTLINE OF THE ROLE

NEGS is looking to appoint an experienced and creative Publications and Graphic Design professional to join our Marketing and Enrolments Team. You must be able to work collaboratively, to meet deadlines. You will be responsible for maintaining the highest quality in the design and production of both print and online material including the NEGS’ social media campaign. Your input on matters of creative design will be invaluable. Your advice will be sought in developing appropriate and innovative communication strategies aimed at achieving school objectives, aligning with the Strategic Intent.

Our Publications and Graphic Design professional will have significant responsibility in crafting and delivering communications which reflect and embrace the School’s traditions and community spirit, showcasing what makes our School unique. In all aspects of your work, from conception to implementation, you will have the opportunity to work within a supportive and friendly team environment.

Employment Basis

This is a Part-Time, Fixed Term (12 month) position, commencing 1 June 2021.

On offer:

  • Competitive hourly rate – depending on skills and experience.
  • Established and friendly team.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Opportunity for your initiative and creativity to be recognised and developed.

Applications due by close of business Friday, 9 April 2021.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The following essential selection criteria must be addressed:

  • A current NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC).
  • High competency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically the InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator components.
  • Experience in Desktop Publishing, in particular prepress knowledge is desirable but not essential.
  • Web design skills, understanding of WordPress would be favourable.
  • Strong graphic design, layout and analytical skills.
  • Excellent punctuation, spelling and grammar, and copy writing skills will be an advantage.
  • Organised, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience managing social media, in particular Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • Well-developed communication skills, with the capacity to collaborate with both colleagues and external contractors.

HOW TO APPLY

Your application must include:

  1. Cover Letter and Selection Criteria. Please address your cover letter and selection criteria to the Business Manager, Mr Shaun Cassidy, stating why you are applying for the position, outlining your knowledge of and suitability for the role, and providing your contact details.
  2. Curriculum Vitae. Outline your personal details, qualifications, experience, training and relevant work history, education and professional memberships. Relevant work history should commence with the most recent position you have held with the start/finish dates of employment and a brief summary of the key achievements and responsibilities for each of the positions held.
  3. Work-related referees. Please add the names and contact details of three (3) referees. It is preferable that one referee should be your current supervisor. You may include one personal referee as well.
  4. Submission of Application. When submitting your application, please combine your cover letter and resume into one document to upload.

Please apply via SEEK by clicking the ‘Apply for this Job’ button and attaching a current CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Only persons with unlimited rights to work in Australia need apply.