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Thursday, 11 April 2013
Part- time Graphic Designer - www.easyfundraising.org.uk Lichfield
Part- time Graphic Designer
Role: Graphic and Web Designer (Part time - 24 hours a week)
Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
Salary: Up to £24k per annum (pro rata)
If you love design and are looking for a varied role that gives you a unique opportunity to really make your mark within a fast growing forward thinking organisation then this role could be for you. As the sole in house designer your responsibilities will be varied and no two days the same. Responsibilities will include e mail design, web content creation and development of design for landing pages, development of graphics for social posts, creation of offline tools for use by causes and supporters, design of sales collateral and presentations.
Established in 2005, www.easyfundraising.org.uk is now the UK’s leading good cause shopping site. Using the popular cashback model, supporters register online and instead of raising cashback when they shop online, donations are raised for their good cause.
Supporters can shop and raise online with over 2,000 online retailers across a wide range of products and services, including Amazon, John Lewis, Argos, M&S, Tesco, Asda, Next, Dell, Thomas Cook, ebay, Sky and many more.
There are now over 50,000 good causes registered on the site from local PTA’s and Sports Clubs to national charities, and over 500,000 registered supporters of these causes.
To date we have raised over £4.5million for good causes across the UK but that’s just the beginning…. You could be involved in something BIG!
Essential skills / experience:
Minimum of 3 years plus design experience covering both graphical and web design
Thorough knowledge and experience using of Creative Suite especially Photoshop and Indesign
Some experience of HTML and CSS including its design capabilities and limitations
Proven ability to develop design concepts but with the hands on experience to see these right through to artworking
A strong creative thinker with the ability to see a problem and create a strong compelling design solution
Strong understanding of print processes in order to produce print ready solution
Desirable skills / experience:
Previous experience in any of the following related industries: Fundraising / Charitable, Retail, Affiliate
Copy writing skills, ability to create strong headlines
Experience creating or editing videos
Experience producing wireframes
Experience designing on web pages to help improve conversion
Experience designing for mobile websites and designing for a responsive design experience
You should be a self motivated driven individual who is happy to work as both part of a team and alone and able to lead and direct the marketing team to the right design solution. You should be keen to apply your current experience to provide the right solution but keen to keep on top of new developments and techniques to ensure the best design and technological solution is proposed.
What’s on offer:
Basic package includes: £24k a year (pro rata); 25 days holiday (pro rata); Chiildcare vouchers. It’s also a fantastic opportunity to work part time in a fun relaxed working environment in the heart of picturesque Lichfield city centre. This is a rare opportunity to get that essential work life balance… so if you need hours that work round the kids, would like this role to fit around other work commitments or simply crave a bit more time for yourself, this could be perfect for you.
How to Apply: Please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org