Macquarie University

Macquarie University

Promotions and Activations Assistant


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Join our Stores team to assist in driving all Food and Beverage social media channels, working collaboratively with the Food and Beverage Team to promote U@MQ Food and Beverage Outlets.


U@MQ at Macquarie University is looking for a friendly, outgoing, and energetic casual Promotions and Activations Assistant to support with the creation and maintenance of social media content, the delivery and management of promotional activities, the collection of relevant customer feedback and any other task in line with the promotion and communication of the U@MQ Food and Beverage Outlets events and promotional calendar.

About You

You will bring passion for marketing and promotional planning and delivery within the hospitality or entertainment industry. You have demonstrated knowledge of various social media platforms and relevant drivers that promote online engagement, including responding to queries via these platforms.

You will step in to support the team in delivering successful activations. You will have proven excellent communication skills and ability to interact with diverse audiences in a professional and engaging manner.

About Us

The Campus Services team operates multiple retail outlets providing products, services and events to students, staff, and community members on the University campus. Campus Services operates 7 days a week.

We are committed to our people, we embrace diversity and welcome our people just as they are. Come join us and be part of a dynamic and committed team and positively impact the lives of our students, staff, and community.

Our Benefits

  • 25% off purchases at all Campus Life operated outlets
  • Vibrant parkland campus, hospital amenities, food & beverage outlets, and onsite parking
  • Access to the Macquarie University Library (borrowing, printing, and data bases)
  • Fun and collaborative values-driven culture, friendly and supportive team
  • How to Apply

    Apply now to be considered, submit your CV as part of the online application process.

    For any role specific queries please contact Nero Kulatunga, Commercial Project Officer via [email protected].

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    23/04/2024 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

    Flexible Work

    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

    Job details


    Promotions and Activations Assistant


    Macquarie University




    March 28, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 23, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Established in 1964, Macquarie University is a public university located in the suburbs of Macquarie Park in Sydney, Australia. The establishment of the university marked a bold step towards transforming the otherwise traditional education system that was prevalent in Australia. The institution offers several facilities and services to students and is ranked among the leading universities globally.
    The university has a total student enrolment of 40,209 students of which 27,795 students belong to full-time programs and 12,414 belong to part-time programs. The university saw a total of 8,641 international admissions and 31,568 domestic student enrollments for the last academic year (2019-20).

    A vibrant hub for students, researchers, and teachers, all work towards pursuing a common goal of a brighter future. Macquarie University has been ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world by QS World University Rankings, 2020. Considered one of the top universities in Australia, the university has been on the ninth position for Australia for employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020), producing graduates that are among the most sought after professionals in the world.

    Spanning across 126 acres of land, the university provides an extensive range of courses for students to choose from. The Faculty of Business, The Faculty of Education, The Faculty of Engineering, The Faculty of Law, The Faculty of Science, The Faculty of Medicine and Health, The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Faculty of Information Technologies, The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, The Faculty of Media, Communications and Performing Arts, The Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science and The Faculty of Security, Intelligence and Criminology offer various courses and research degrees for both undergraduate as well as graduate studies.

    The university has several accommodation options for its students to choose from. Students can select their hall of residence according to their preferences and would not face any inconvenience during their stay in the city. Amenities at Macquarie University campus include a Bookshop, Counselling Services, Cafes, Medical Clinic, Pharmacy, and a Private Hospital along with other facilities. The university is situated at a prime location and has the availability of most resources, students would require around its premises.

    The University also offers excellent sports facilities to students which are considered to be one of the greatest in the country. The Sports and Aquatic Centre located at the university has swimming pools, health clubs, basketball and squash courts, and even a martial arts area for students to indulge in.

    To promote global higher education, Macquarie University awards scholarships to the tune of $6 million. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, diversity, leadership capabilities, financial hardship, and/or key achievements such as sports and voluntary experience. The university has one of the most substantial scholarship programs in Australia, providing several opportunities each year to international students to undertake studies at the university.

    Ranked among the safest cities in the world, Sydney is an ideal study destination for students from all across the world. The university takes the safety of its students very seriously and has security personnel posted within the campus walls.

    Some of the notable alumni of Macquarie University are Chris Lilley - Australian comedian, Rob Oakeshott - Member of the Australian House of Representatives, Tania Mihailuk - Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Adam Hills - Australian comedian, Murray Cook - Australian musician, Greg Page - Australian singer, Lauren Jackson - Australian basketball player and Anthony Field - Australian musician among many others.

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