Togatus is the independent student media at the University of Tasmania, by students, for students. It is a place for discussion, debate, and dissent on any aspect of the university student experience. Togatus offers a fun, collaborative working environment where freedom of expression and creativity is encouraged.

This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in media and communications. This position comes with great potential for professional development, networking, and an increased connection with the student community and business stakeholders.

Expressions of Interest for the Marketing and Distribution Officer position are now open.

Contract: Immediate commencement, term ending in 30th November 2017. Renumerated by honoraria (to be negotiated)

Demand: Minimum 5 hours per week. Some additional/varied hours on arrival of each print edition.

Responsibilities

The Marketing and Distribution Officer is responsible for coordinating consistent visibility of the Togatus brand: developing the social capital of the outlet, and developing the financial profitability of the outlet. This position reports to the Editor-in-Chief.

The duties of this position include:

  • Cultivate relationships with suitable advertising stakeholders.
  • Attend meetings with advertising stakeholders.
  • Negotiate advertising packages under the supervision of the Editor-in-Chief.
  • Ensure distribution of magazines to newsstand locations and selected businesses.
  • Responsibility for mail outs.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must be currently enrolled at the University of Tasmania. Bachelor of Business or a marketing background is advantageous but not required.

Desirable Skills

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, and demonstrate a good understanding of brand and marketing principles. They will also be committed to the development of the student media outlet and possess a friendly personality.

Application process

To submit an expression of interest for this position, please forward a current resume with a covering letter addressing eligibility criteria, desirable skills, and experience relative to responsibilities to the Editor-in-Chief, April Cuison at editor@togatus.com.au no later than 5.00 pm Friday 24th February 2017.