Creative Manager

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
$102,266 - $114,731
Closing date
Aug 11, 2022

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(HEO8) $102,266 to $114,731 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term opportunity available for 12 months.

The Creative Manager inspires, nurtures and manages the University of Adelaide's in-house creative team and all its talent and capabilities. The role leads the team to deliver compelling creative marketing communications that support the University's strategic priorities and brand strategy.

This position leads the creative team in the consistent creative expression of the University brand organising idea make history.

In addition the Creative Manager is responsible for overseeing the creative services model and agency roster. Reviewing the performance of the model and ensuring high quality outputs across all delivery types, as well as streamlined access to creative services for the University community, inclusive of self-service options, are key priorities for this role.

To be successful you will bring together individual crafts to achieve integrated outcomes across platforms. You'll nurture the individual talents of the team, empowering team members with clear accountability and ownership, while aligning outputs to brand and marketing objectives to ensure strong foundations for performance.

A strong people leader, you'll establish strong metrics and clear KPIs that guide the whole team towards success. You'll be leading the prioritisation framework and thinking ahead to how the creative services model will evolve and grow in value and maturity over time.

We're looking for someone who is passionate about teams and people leadership, with a focus on coaching as a way to lead a high-performing team. It's important to have a growth mindset both for yourself, but also for the people you'll be working with.

To be successful you will need:
  • Experience both in-house and agency creative environments.
  • Experience in all aspects of integrated channel campaigns, including digital, print, ATL, social and web.
  • Experience across video, photography, copy, social, design.
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills and the ability to liaise with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.
  • A strong understanding of the creative supplier market and experience in managing agencies.
  • Fantastic people leadership skills - including a strong sense of fostering creative culture, people and team.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your division's broader role

The Division of External Engagement is united in its commitment to the growth of the University through best practice marketing, the generation of international opportunities, and the forging of deep industry, media and alumni connections.

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 11 August 2022.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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