Designer – Well-Established Animal Charity

Blue Cross
Carterton, Oxfordshire
£24,000 - £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
27 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Designer – Well-Established Animal Charity
Carterton, Oxfordshire
Are you a creative Designer with an outstanding eye for detail? Want to help shape the image and brand of one of the nation’s leading animal charities? If so, we’d love to hear from you. 
About Us: 

Blue Cross are one the UK’s leading rehoming organisations for animals. We support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through our rehoming, veterinary and education programmes. 

We’re on a mission to rehome 20,000 pets by 2020 and are looking for a Designer to help us achieve our goal by delivering engaging and eye-catching content.    
Your Benefits: 
- Salary of £24,000 - £28,000 per annum
- Pension scheme 
- Company sick pay 
- Life insurance (after probationary period) 
- Employee assistance programme, including a 24/7 confidential counselling line, support with personal issues and financial advice 
- Develop your career with a charity that’s been supporting animals since 1897 
In this rewarding role, you’ll have the chance to utilise your creativity to deliver visuals that communicate our brand, engage our supporters and demonstrate our passion for animal welfare.  
You’ll become a key member of a fun and enthusiastic team who share their knowledge and support each other to realise their full potential. 
Your Role:
As a Designer, you’ll provide creative and brand support to all areas of our charity. 
Working as a key member of our Creative Services Team, you will: 
- Lead a number of design projects 
- Produce creative and impactful designs and artwork
- Collaborate with the Copywriter and Creative Services Officers to produce outstanding content  
- Support the correct and effective use of our brand 
- Help with print buying activities 
- Build strong relationships with our teams in the organisation 
About You: 

To join us as a Designer, you’ll need: 
- Experience of creating direct marketing and advertising campaigns 
- Excellent Adobe Creative Suite skills 
- The ability to create excellent, engaging designs 
- A great eye for detail and creative flair 
- Confident presentation skills 
- To be comfortable working in a busy environment and managing multiple projects 
- The ability to gain a strong understanding of our brand 
It would be great if you have experience of using a photo library for image research, but this isn’t essential. Digital design skills would also be a benefit, as would the desire to learn new software skills. 
Other organisations may call this role Designer, Creative Designer, Graphic Designer, Design Project Supervisor, Artworker, Visual Designer, Print Designer and Digital Designer. 
Please note, the closing date for applications is the 14th March 2018. Interviews are scheduled to be held on the week commencing the 19th March 2018. 
Webrecruit and Blue Cross are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you’d like to contribute to the success of our charity as a Designer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 
Working hours: 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday

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