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Macquarie Sustainability l Co-Hop Campaign Manager (Staff Engagement and Promotion) l 3 Positions

Macquarie Sustainability will be launching the Co-Hop program to enable members to quickly find a carpool, public transport and cycle/walk options. If you are passionate about creating a sustainability community at Macquarie, then please apply.

Macquarie Sustainability’s vision is for ‘Macquarie University to adhere to the principles of sustainability in all that we do'. To achieve this, Macquarie University seeks to be a sustainable community, to actively support sustainability in the local community; equip its students with the knowledge to contribute to an environmentally healthy and equitable society and be connected with the local and global community. For more information, please visit the website at:

http://www.mq.edu.au/about/about-the-university/strategy-and-initiatives/strategic-initiatives/sustainability

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Macquarie Sustainability has an important role to play in promoting sustainable transport options and reducing traffic congestion. In 2017, Macquarie Sustainability will be promoting the Co-Hop program to enable members to quickly find a carpool, public transport and cycle/walk options. We are looking for three enthusiastic and motivated students to work closely with staff from Macquarie Sustainability to assist with the development, coordination and implementation of the Co-Hop campaign.

Tasks will include:

  • Assisting with the development of a marketing campaign to promote Co-Hop on campus including coordination of pop-up stalls across campus
  • Recruiting and managing volunteers
  • Creating connections with staff and student groups to enhance uptake of the initiative
  • Assisting with the implementation of a sustainability competition
  • Co-ordinating a social media campaign

The successful student will:

  • Be in their second or final year of a Marketing, Media or related degree
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Have a working knowledge of marketing principles and be able to identify and create innovative marketing strategies
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Have highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Have strong project management skills and be highly organised
  • Have a commitment to quality customer service and be able to work independently and as part of a team

The placement will be based on campus and will be offered 1 - 2 days per week over the course of Session 1, 2017. The successful candidates will be required to negotiate their working day and hours with your supervisor upon commencement and must complete 100 working hours.

EXPECTED COMMENCEMENT DATE – 27 FEBRUARY, 2017

Please note that these are unpaid placements, however, they will provide valuable work experience. The successful student must also enrol in FOBE200 or FOBE300 in Session 1, 2017 and must be able to fit this unit as an elective in their program. See the  Student Handbook for details on this unit. The unit will give you academic credit for the placement.

INTERESTED?

To apply for this internship opportunity please submit the following:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter outlining your career plans and how you meet the internship criteria
  • Your unofficial academic transcript

Please send your application with ‘Macquarie Sustainability Co-Hop Campaign Manager Internship’ included in the subject line via email to pace.business@mq.edu.au

APPLICATIONS DUE BY SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2017

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