Communication and Design Coordinator

About UPSU

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About this vacancy

As a Communication and Design Coordinator you will promote the University of Plymouth Students’ Union (UPSU) and its activities and services through the design, production and distribution of promotional materials through both digital and physical platforms.  You will support the implementation of communication and digital plans, advertising and promotional activities.

Post Details


UPSU employs 86 dedicated and passionate salaried staff, as well as over 200 casual student staff. We are an Investors in People Gold employer, working towards the brand new Livewell Wellbeing Charter, and offer:


Please see Job Description and Person Specification for full details; we are seeking applications from candidates who have:

  1. Degree level education or equivalent (essential)
  2. Graphic Design qualification (desirable)
  3. Previous relevant professional design experience (essential)
  4. Experience of designing for digital and print – and advising on best design and communications practice (essential)
  5. Experience of working from brief to completion of projects (essential)
  6. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and a comprehensive knowledge of MS packages
  7. Experience of customer service/sales (desirable)
  8. Web Design & development experience (desirable)
  9. Knowledge of social media marketing techniques (desirable)


To apply, complete all four parts of the Application form and email to

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Equality of Opportunity

UPSU is proudly an accredited Investor in People and is committed to Equality and Diversity. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.