These are exciting times for the charity, and we now have an excellent opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join the busy Graphics team.
Position: Graphic Designer
Location: Sidmouth, Devon with flexible/home-working available
Hours: 08.30-16.30, Monday to Friday, with flexibility for evening and weekend working as required, and up to 3 days’ on-site attendance per week.
Salary: £30,000 pro rata
Contract: 9 month fixed term contract starting as soon as possible
Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.
Closing Date: 22 November 2021
Reporting to the Head of Brand and Design, and with a wide breadth of experience of implementing and managing visual brand and designing for print, online and digital within organisational brand guidelines, the Graphic Designer will produce, monitor and maintain effective communication materials and products that function consistently across all print and digital platforms.
Possessing exceptional creative, communication and information presentation skills, your principal duties within this varied and rewarding role will include:
Protecting and championing the organisations brand and leverage it to achieve maximum income and advocacy for the charity and its subsidiaries
Ensure creativity and quality design is captured
In liaison with the graphic design team, managing the design and production process for all printed marketing communications materials and product requests from initial brief to final artwork stage
Liaising with job owners/managers throughout the process, and directly supporting, influencing and negotiating with relevant stakeholders to achieve the best outcome for the brief and charity brand
Maintaining the highest standards of accessibility for all marketing communications materials, ensuring all materials are appropriate for the organisation’s supporter base
Managing multiple projects concurrently and ensuring design work meets set deadlines, budgets and quality standards
Maintaining accurate and up to date Digital Asset Management records ensuring that file saving/storage procedures and naming conventions are complied with.
As Graphic Designer, you will have an understanding of contemporary knowledge of design practices and trends and their role within a charity/fundraising environment, together with familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
You will have:
Proven skills in visualising and creating thoughtful design concepts
Confidence in shaping the visual aspects of mailings, brochures, display posters, books, magazines, product packaging and live events
Demonstrable knowledge, skills and ability in digital-specific design
An understanding of SEO, social and digital audience behaviour is desirable.
If you feel you have the qualifications, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please complete the on-line application form, which should include your uploaded curriculum vitae
You can be part of an evolving program of change taking place within a leading charity working in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With amazing benefits and opportunities to develop you career, you can really make a difference in a fulfilling and rewarding role.
About the Organisation
The Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide, working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.
“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”
The charity is a Disability Confident Employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.
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