The role is a permanent full-time position. It offers an excellent working environment and benefits package including 34 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.

Communicating with students is at the heart of what we do at Cardiff University Students’ Union and we are always looking for new and innovative ways to do this effectively. If you’re passionate about all things graphic design related, and you’re interested in working with a young, diverse audience, then this may be the role for you. We’re looking to recruit a vibrant, enthusiastic Graphic Designer to join our Marketing and Communications team.

What you will be doing

You will work closely with the Head and Deputy Head of Marketing and Communications, our Senior Graphic Designer, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Digital Marketing Coordinator and our Welsh Language Coordinator, to provide an in-house design service to the organisation. You will be responsible for all areas of graphic design including: conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion; developing design for print and digital; displaying specialised knowledge of methods and techniques of graphic design; and demonstrating high-level client interaction skills.

Relationships are very important to the work that the Marketing and Communications team does, so the ability to build these with a range of people both within the organisation and externally is vital.


What we’re looking for

The marketing and communications team is a busy and exciting place to work, so you will need to be comfortable with dealing with lots of projects and planning your own time. Attention to detail is very important, we’re looking for someone with creativity and strong conceptual skills, as well as a firm sense of design, layout, typography. Most importantly, you are someone who will always strive for excellence. We are very proud of the work we produce and we want you to feel the same.

We would love to see your work so when applying for the role, please upload your portfolio, via a PDF or share a link to your online portfolio.

What’s in it for you?

Being part of a dynamic and creative team that’s involved in everything the organisation does and the excitement of seeing your hard work published, printed or posted each week.

You’ll also get to be part of an award-winning team as the Marketing and Communications team has previously won the ‘Amazing Team’ award at the annual Staff Awards.

If this sounds like the role for you, then we would love to hear from you.

About us

The Marketing and Communications Department has the exciting job of driving communication between our organisation and our 30,000+ student members. We're also responsible for marketing the great things that Cardiff University Students' Union does in a creative and innovative way.

How do we do that? By being a hub of creativity and marketing intelligence, a champion of new communication technology, a protector of the brand, a guardian of the reputation of CUSU and a supporter of Cymraeg. We engage with our students, collaborate with them and involve them in what we do. We also make sure we’re communicating with them how they want, where they want and when they want. We never settle for “ok” or “that will do”; we strive for excellence in every project and task.


Applications close at 17:00 Friday 31st January. Find out more and apply at

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