The Biennale of Sydney is seeking a Communication Designer, to work on the campaign roll out for the 20th Biennale of Sydney (2016), alongside the Biennale’s design agency, For The People. Applications close Thursday, 3 September 2015. Download the Information Package for more information.
The successful applicant will be part of a team of highly motivated, specialist staff and play a key role in the organisation. A proven track record in designing for arts organisations, a keen attention to detail and experience in designing for print and digital is required.
The Communication Designer is a crucial part of the Marketing team, working on the production and delivery of the 20th Biennale of Sydney marketing campaign. The Communication Designer is based at the Biennale office and reports directly to the Head of Marketing. The position offers the rare opportunity to work in a small team and be involved with participating Australian and international artists and visitors in the delivery of one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in the AsiaPacific region. The position works closely with the Head of Marketing, Marketing Coordinator, Digital Media Producer, Curator and Manager of Public Programs and Education, Public Program and Education Coordinator and the Publications Coordinator. In addition, the position works with the Artistic Director, Chief Executive Officer and the Exhibition, Sponsorship, Benefaction and Finance and Administration teams.
This is a contract position related to the 2016 event for a 7-month period, commencing 28 September 2015. Salary package for the position is $60,225 (including 9.5% employer’s superannuation contribution.)
Applications marked Confidential, addressing the selection criteria and including a portfolio of work must be received by 5 pm on Thursday, 3 September 2015. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. The position is a full-time job on a seven-month contract and Australian citizens or permanent residents need only apply. Please note: interviews will be held on Friday, 11 September.
Your application must include:
• a cover letter
• responses to each selection criteria
• a current CV and portfolio of work
• the names and daytime contacts of at least two (2) professional referees
c/- Ashley Collis, Administration Coordinator
Head of Marketing
Biennale of Sydney
Level 4 / 10 Hickson Road
The Rocks 2000 NSW
Image: Ignas Krunglevicius, Interrogation, 2009, two-channel video installation, 13 mins, sound. Courtesy the artist