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Print & Digital Designer (Maternity cover)

Location
Amelie House, Head Office, Golders Green, Greater London, NW11 9DQ

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£30,458 - £33,000
Annual

Contract Type
Temporary

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Job title:                  

Print & Digital Designer (Maternity cover)

Job function:

Marketing/Digital Marketing (732)

Benchmark level:

Level 21 Professional level 3

Location:

Amelie House/ Remote Working including home

Salary range:

£30,000 per annum

Reports to:                                       

Design Studio Manager

Hours:

36.25 hours per week – open to Part time applications

Contract type:

 Permanent

Purpose of the Role/Job summary

The Print & Digital Designer is a key role in Jewish Care’s fast paced Marketing and Communications team. They are a high achieving team producing high offline and online marketing and communications material. There are 10 members of staff in the Marketing team whose roles encompass, brand, direct marketing, social media, content creation, PR, design, publications, digital marketing, advertising, and reputation management and corporate communications.

This team is responsible for upkeeping the brand and reputation of the organisation along all mass external communication, through digital and social media, film, direct appeals, press, advertising, publications, leaflets, mailings, website, merchandise etc. The team works in partnership with nearly all of the organisation’s main internal departments (Fundraising and Community Engagement, Care and Community services, HR, Property and Hospitality teams to name just a few) as well as with specific committees, lay leaders and many other services to support them with their marketing and communications needs.

The Print & Digital Designer will report into the Studio Design Manager, whilst also working very closely to support the Head of Communications and PR and the Digital Marketing Manager along with other colleagues in the team.

They will be delivering against print and digital briefs from a wide range of stakeholders across the organisation, which will range from campaign and collateral briefs to design assets needed to promote and support events. This role would suit someone who is experienced and passionate about both design in print and digital, who is also passionate about content, and has experience in both print, digital design,

 

Key Responsibilities

Print and Digital Design

To support the studio by ensuring routine and regular print & digital design work is completed to a high standard, on time and accurately in order to meet the organisation’s needs.

  • To work to specific design and production briefs to ensure organisational requirements are met and that all jobs adhere to the organisations’ brand guidelines.
  • To examine current Jewish Care literature and the brand image and suggest possible improvements/changes to ensure best practice is achieved.
  • To meet with clients and agree brief and/or approach to creative work to ensure organisational needs are met sharing concepts for development using their own creative initiative.
  • To present creative ideas to the client and work closely with them on any modifications to ensure organisational needs are met.
  • To be prepared to learn new techniques (including animation) and to enhance existing skills generally and in design and production terms to ensure organisational needs are met.

To ensure any design campaign or job you lead on takes an integrated approach in look and feel across all material for that campaign or event.

  • Create video, infographics, animation and GIFs and new media across social media channels.
  • Attend events across Jewish Care to gain new content as needed.
  • Creating content for Jewish Care’s online and in-print media.
  • Design E-communications via MailChip to support our fundraising and events.
  • Update, maintaining and protecting our digital brand.
  • Help to ensure consistency in messages coming out from different departments and on different platforms.
  • Education/ Qualifications
 

Working experience of QuarkXPress, in- design Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (Essential)

E

HNC/HND or BA in graphic design or similar

E

Experience

 

2-5 years’ experience in print and digital design

E

1 years’ experience in digital marketing or content production for social media

E

Experience of creating films and animation films

E

Experience of creating digital marketing e-shots

E

Knowledge

 

Expert Subject Matter

E

Skills & Abilities

 

Ability to prioritise and manage own workload

E

Ability to come up with concepts either individually or with the team

E

Ability to present rough sketches for first presentations

E

Excellent attention to detail

E

Good verbal and written communication skills

E

Excellent customer service skills

E

Receptive to feedback

E

Able to engage with a wide range of stakeholders

E

Can demonstrate ability to use initiative appropriately and work independently without direct supervision

E

Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work under pressure

E

Ability to work as part of a team

E

Can demonstrate good customer service and relationship building skills

E

Can demonstrate an understanding of the challenge of and sensitivity needed to care and support vulnerable people

E

Ability to work on own initiative and within a team

E

Commitment to team working and delivering a high quality, flexible and responsive service

E

Personal Attributes

 

Positive ‘can do’ attitude

E

Ability to work on own initiative and within a team

E

Can demonstrate a willingness to learn about Jewish Care and adapt to the Jewish way of life and its impact on providing care within the community

E

Understands the Jewish Care values, the importance of providing an excellent customer experience and being an ambassador for the organisation

E

Can take responsibility for their own development, willing to attend appropriate training

E

Willing to work in a multicultural environment

E

Job Level

 

Business Skills

Keeps up to date with changes and new developments in their area of expertise.

Responsible for & takes initiative for their own personal development.

Communicates soundly with colleagues and customers.

Demonstrates leadership and mentors more junior colleagues.

Complexity

Work is often self-initiated.

Performs complex technical, professional or financial activities

Undertakes work which requires the application of principles in a wide range of contexts.

 

Specialist Skills

Subject matter expert

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Jewish Care is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination.  All employees are expected to follow the 5 Jewish Care Values:

1)                    Excellence

2)                    Innovation

3)                    Compassion

4)                    Inclusiveness

5)                    Integrity

Employees are also required to comply with all Jewish Care policies and regulations paying special attention to:

  • Confidentiality
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Data Protection
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Financial Regulations
  • Health and Safety
  • Information Technology
  • Smoking
  • Private Engagements and Register of Interests

Jewish Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our service users, in line with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recruitment guidelines as well as the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) regulations 2014.

Jewish Care will carry out the required recruitment checks. Candidates will be expected to undertake enhanced screening checks, including Right to Work check, provide three years of employer referencing and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

 

In line with government guidance, we will be asking all candidates to confirm if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths.

Why you'll love working with us

No matter how young or old you are, if you want to make a real difference in people's lives, we'll reward you for your hard work and dedication. On top of providing some of the most competitive pay rates in the care industry, we offer excellent benefits, including:

  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing & staff recognition initiatives
About us

Jewish Care is a communal organisation touching the lives of over 10,000 people every week. We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by enhancing wellbeing and inspiring them to stay connected to their community. We provide a variety of health and social care services to meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, including older people, those with mental health needs, Holocaust survivors, people living with dementia and people with disabilities.

We employee 1,100 staff and 3,000 volunteers from multicultural backgrounds who work together to enrich vulnerable people's lives in a positive and caring way. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we are proud of how our staff have responded and the agility they have shown to ensure we continue to meet changing requirements.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close once a sufficient number of candidates have been identified.

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