Graphic Designer and Photographer

Job No: BGS249
Location: Brisbane



Title: Graphic Designer and Photographer

Reporting to: Director of Marketing and Communications

Status: Full-time continuing

Commencement: As soon as possible

The role

The position's primary purpose is to provide graphic design, manage the BGS website, design and produce the yearbook and provide photography and video services. They will be highly organised and have a strong knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop.

Graphic Design

  • Primary designer for the yearbook with support from BGS Graphic Designer.
  • Provide general support for BGS Graphic Designer.

Website Management

  • Manage school website.
  • Ensure the School website is continuously updated – this includes proactively liaising with stakeholders to ensure content is up to date, creating new pages, updating text and images, updating menu items, and updating policy documents.
  • Publish news stories as required.

Photography, Videography and Photo Management

  • Co-manage the School's photo management system,
    • Create user guides for staff and parents.
    • Upload new and archived photos to the system.
    • Liaise with stakeholders to ensure access.
  • Photograph and video events , as required, can involve work outside of office hours.
  • Source photos for various staff as required.

Support and Service

  • Ensure a positive impression of the BGS Marketing and Communications team by providing timely and high-quality support to external stakeholders and BGS staff.
  • Develop and maintain friendly and productive working relationships with colleagues and students.
  • Liaise with external media agencies to book and deliver traditional and digital advertising.
  • Other duties as directed by the Executive Director Community Relations.

About you

  • Technologically literate and ability to learn new software quickly.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain web pages and online resources in a timely manner, taking into consideration factors such as audience, project objectives, best practice, and brand identity guidelines.


  • Three years of experience in a communication and marketing department
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Suite, predominantly with InDesign
  • Photography and skills


Bachelor of Marketing, Communication or Graphic Design

The School

Brisbane Grammar School is a non-denominational boys' School of about 1800 students (Years 5 to12) overlooking the Brisbane CBD. The School maintains a 150-year strong tradition of academic excellence, extensive cocurricular activities and student wellbeing programs. We are fortunate to have a team of dedicated and professional staff who provide an exceptional learning environment responsive to the needs of our students.  

Application process

Brisbane Grammar School recognises the value of diverse thinking and we encourage qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. To better understand what it means to join BGS, please review the information on our website and social media accounts before submitting your application. You should also familiarise yourself with our key policies and procedures available on the School website, which may assist you during the recruitment process.

To help us assess your application, you will be asked some questions when you submit your application.

Candidates must disclose any information relevant to their eligibility to engage in activities involving children.

Candidates must disclose any information relevant to their suitability to work with or around children.

Applicants may be requested to complete skills and psychometric tests as part of the School's evaluation process.

Applicants must submit:

  1. A cover letter (1-2 pages) addressing the core responsibilities for the role (not for hospitality and trade roles)
  2. A full CV including: The names, addresses, titles and telephone numbers of two (2) recent professional referees. One of these referees should be the applicant's most recent direct supervisor.
  3. Proof of rights to work
  4. Bluecard (if you already have one)

Only applications adhering to all of the above will be considered. Only applications submitted through the online submission portal will be considered.

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Brisbane Grammar School reserves the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is found.

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Applications close:

4.00pm Thursday 14 December 2022

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