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Junior Digital Designer

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Claire Donaldson

As Give A Grad A Go's Head of People Operations, I am responsible for ensuring the wellbeing of the team, internal hiring, and training the Resourcing Team, guiding them through their first few months at the company.

My area of expertise

As Give A Grad A Go's Head of People Operations, I focus on internal training and development; ensuring that the team and the company are growing and working efficiently. Having worked in Recruitment for several years, one of my main focuses is managing our team of Candidate Resourcers, making sure that they are prepared to move into Consultancy.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I came in to the office to discuss which graduate jobs might be right for me, and realised straight away that my ideal place to work would be somewhere like Give A Grad A Go. I’d started the job hunt looking at Marketing & Advertising roles, but soon realised that a role in Recruitment would offer me the exact opportunities I was looking for - networking with clients, being rewarded for hard work and chatting with graduates and clients on the phone. After spending 3 memorable hours in the office, Cary offered me a job and I accepted straight away! I’ve now been here for 4 years!

The worst job I've had

Every summer I worked on a local farm as a waitress. The role had it perks (lots of hefty bacon butties) - but mucking out the barns and the smell of manure really took its toll....

Give A Grad A Go are hiring - we're looking for a Junior Digital Designer to join our marketing team. If you have a background in graphic design and an interest in marketing, apply to join us today.

Company profile

In this Junior Digital Designer job, you’ll be joining the dynamic team at Give A Grad A Go. The team works across many different sectors - including IT & Tech, Marketing & Advertising, Banking & Finance and Creative & Design - on roles ranging from entry-level graduate schemes, through to 2nd and 3rd level career opportunities. We’ve now helped over 3,000 find graduate jobs they love – and as we continue to grow, we’re now on the lookout for a new Junior Digital Designer / Graphic Designer to join our team.

Job description

In this Junior Digital Designer job, you will become the third member of the marketing team. You'll need to be an all-rounder, as you’ll be taking ownership of creating engaging marketing assets; including (but not limited to); email templates, infographics, web and social media, as well as offering creative assistance to the wider marketing team. You will be our brand guardian, championing our existing guidelines as well as thinking up new and exciting ways to evolve the brand and explore new channels. As well as working on a range of projects, to deadlines set by the Marketing Manager, you’ll also get the chance to put forward new ideas and have a real say in the direction of our marketing strategy.

Key responsibilities

In this Junior Digital Designer job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating engaging visual assets for Give A Grad A Go’s marketing channels; including email marketing campaigns, web content, printed collateral, infographics, PDFs, social media, paid media, as well as various other ad hoc projects
  • Updating and adapting existing marketing collateral in line with branding guidelines / business requirements
  • Delivering image and video content that is fresh, engaging and on-brand
  • Consistently thinking up new creative ideas and ways to market to students, graduates and businesses
  • Self-proofing to ensure that all work is accurate and of a high quality
  • Being our brand guardian - ensuring that all creative content is consistent and on-brand
  • Working with the Marketing Manager to develop new email templates and functionality
  • Supporting the wider marketing team on a range of tasks – including creating and updating monthly newsletters, supporting social media activity, photography, content creation and so on
  • Contributing to weekly creative brainstorming sessions and researching new ideas

Job requirements

  • A minimum of 6-12 months’ experience working as a Digital Designer or equivalent
  • A degree in Graphic Design or similar
  • A portfolio with examples of your design work
  • Proficient in the entire Adobe Creative Suite
  • Video / animation experience – experience producing and editing video content would be a huge bonus
  • The ability to work to deadlines and juggle a range of tasks at any given time
  • Someone who can work autonomously – you’ll be our first Digital Designer so will need to be comfortable working on projects with little guidance
  • A good understanding of all social media platforms
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of HTML would be a plus
  • Basic knowledge of SEO would be an additional bonus

Benefits of the job

  • A great graduate starting salary of 20,000
  • Early finishes on Fridays – making your weekend feel that bit longer!
  • Plenty of team nights out, monthly socials and other fun events
  • You won’t have to stash your holidays here – we close between Christmas and New Year, and those days don't come out of your holiday allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • The opportunity to take the next step in your design career
  • The chance to have your ideas heard, and have a real impact on the business from day one

Are you looking for graphic design graduate jobs in London and interested in become the newest member of Give A Grad A Go's marketing team? If you have a background in design and are looking for a creative role with lots of autonomy, apply for this Junior Digital Designer job in London today.

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