Head of Creative
Fixed term appointment for two years
Integrate creativity and strategy to deliver compelling marketing communications that support the University's strategic priorities.
The Marketing and Communications branch in University Operations builds the reputation of the University of Adelaide through the protection and promotion of its brand.
Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, this role integrates creativity and strategy to deliver compelling marketing communications that support the University's strategic priorities. In championing a culture of accountability and empowerment, the Head of Creative will lead with an external market orientation and a focus on exceptional service culture - maximising operational efficiency and effectiveness.
The Head of Creative leads an in-house Creative Studio in the delivery of creative solutions across all channels, including digital, social, video, photography, advertising, web, copywriting and editing. The role is accountable for management of prioritisation, metrics and measurement, capability, process, and efficiency and effectiveness in cooperation with the University's marketing leadership group. The Head of Creative interprets brand strategy into effective expression across visuals and voice.
To be successful you will need:
- Extensive experience in senior creative roles including agency environments, with proven experience across video, web, photography, copy, social design
- Demonstrated effective 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 panels across all creative outputs. Comfortable directing both art and copy talent
- Proven people leadership skills - including a strong sense of fostering creative culture, people and team
Extensive experience in a senior creative leadership role and/or an equivalent combination of education/training is desirable.
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 collaborations—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. And 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 core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.
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.
Learn more at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/jobs/
Your division's broader role
The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.
Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/operations
For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Mr Ben Grindlay
Director, Marketing and Communications
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.