Project Description

FreelancingAgency – Hire a Freelancer

DeakinTALENT is excited to launch a short-term contract recruitment service – the FreelancingAgency.

The FreelancingAgency can source skilled, screened and supported Deakin student and alumni Freelancers from a wide range of disciplines and specialties.

Whether you are big or small, the DeakinTALENT team can help you reach and recruit the Freelancers you need to inject new thinking into your business, solve a particular problem, advance a project or fill a short-term resourcing gap.

The FreelancingAgency offers:

  • No cost recruitment service
  • Talent Pool of skilled, screened and shortlisted Deakin students and alumni Freelancers ready to work
  • Advertise your short term, skilled role to our extensive network of Deakin students and alumni (the DeakinTALENT Job Board receives 60,000+ views each month)
  • Successfully placed candidates continue to be mentored and receive professional development by the FreelancingAgency at no cost to Employer
  • Option for external payroll services
  • Full Recruitment Service also available for Full/Part time/Contract/Permanent Roles

The process is simple, with no strings attached:

  • Provide us a Job Description, including contract Term and Rate on offer
  • FreelancingAgency will conduct the search and send you a shortlist of skilled, screened candidates at no cost
  • You interview the shortlisted candidates directly, and if you find a suitable candidate, you negotiate an offer directly with the candidate

If you have short term requirements for specialist skills – DeakinTALENT FreelancingAgency welcomes the challenge to source talented Freelancers for you. 


To talk to one of our Recruitment Coordinators, please email:​

Meet the Team

Team Leads

Sharon Berman
Sharon BermanCareer Educator | Learning Designer | Project Manager
A varied career within the Education sector developing products to assist both learners and facilitators to become competent 21st Century learners and citizens. Proven track record of developing and implementing a large variety of projects.
Jonathan Cowling
Jonathan CowlingTechnology Leadership | Commercial Management | Vendor Management
A versatile technology, commercial and people leader with 18 years’ industry experience. Industry Supervisor and Mentor of FreelancingHUB Interns. Leading development of the FreelancingAgency recruitment service for Deakin graduates.
Mary Phillips
Mary PhillipsProject Management | Design Thinking | Management Consulting
Project Management Professional with over 20 years of industry and academic experience. Past roles include management consulting in a ‘Top 4’ firm and project management roles within large organisations. Passion for Design Thinking approach.
Dr Rosemary Van Der Meer
Dr Rosemary Van Der Meer Project Manager | Knowledge Strategy Freelancer
Specialising in government /industry project analysis, implementation, and knowledge collaboration. Applied skills in the tertiary education and private sector over the past 20 years within Australia, the Netherlands and China.

Team Talent

Ansh Khosla
Ansh KhoslaSocial Media Management | Advertising | PR| Communications | Marketing
Bachelor of Communications graduate aiming to work as a social media manager for a social enterprise or non-profit and eventually move up the hierarchy to be the CEO of my own social enterprise.
Vanshu Narang
Vanshu NarangData Analyst | IT Support Officer | Agile Methodology
Enthusiastic, versatile and result-oriented professional with 2 years of IT industry experience. Specialising in Business Analytics, software development and system maintenance activities. Looking for a challenging and dynamic opportunity
Joshua Powell
Joshua Powell Business | Sports Management | Marketing | Small Business
Business (Sports Management) graduate with a Marketing major and distinction average. Pursuing a career in Sports Marketing or Marketing in general. This passion is fuelled by small business experience, FreelancingHUB projects and working at the MCG.
Krtin Markanday
Krtin MarkandayBusiness Analysis | Agile Methodologies | Data Visualisation
Experienced in leading a multicultural, cross-functional team to deliver a website development project. Team player and critical-thinker with the ability to analyse business problems and provide solutions.
Maitreya Priyadarsi
Maitreya PriyadarsiProject Management | Project Coordinator | Consultant
MBA (Project Management) Graduate. Accumulated 3+ years of professional work in Retail, Construction and Telecommunication Industries. Aspiring to reach an Executive position through managerial successes and earning respect in the process.
Sachin Kumar Thyagarajan
Sachin Kumar ThyagarajanData Science | PYTHON | SQL | R | AIR |RMS
Master of Data Science graduate with a passion for solving complex problems through the power of data analytics. Delivered results and improved skills through working with RR Donnelley, Ambulance Victoria and Deakin Energy.
Suman Sharma
Suman SharmaBusiness Analysis | Information Systems | Double Masters
Master of Information Systems graduate, specialising in Business Analytics. Interned with Hush Foundation as a Technical Officer. Intend to build a career with a corporate organisation in a hi-tech environment with committed and dedicated people.
Shivesh Kumar Tyagi
Shivesh Kumar TyagiBusiness Analyst | MBA | Decision Sciences
4 years industry experience specialising in analytics, leadership, client engagement and business development. Managed onsite and offshore leads along with offshore delivery. Proven experience of managing top accounts of the pharmaceutical industry.