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Graphic and Digital Designer (Marketing)

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Graphic and Digital Designer (Marketing)

Hours: 37 hours per week /52 weeks per year
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £22,934 – £24,909 gross per annum

Reference Number: 6287

Blackburn College has nearly 700 people employed in a vast range of roles and feels more like a community than a workplace, and this sense of collaboration is just one of the benefits of working here. We strive to make our employee community a welcoming, caring, and enthusiastic one, fuelling ambition with opportunities and support to help us all achieve our personal and professional goals.

We are proud to offer the full range of qualifications that students need to fulfil long and valuable careers. With purpose-built facilities, excellent grades, expanding catchment area, and purposeful vision. We believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification and aim to give all learners an opportunity to develop their full potential in a friendly and supportive environment. There has never been a better time to join us!

The Role

The new Marketing Directorate at Blackburn College is driving growth through the delivery of a new transformative marketing strategy focusing on recruitment, relationships and reputation. We will deliver a new annual omni-channel campaign structure across further, higher, apprenticeship and adult markets delivering exceptional experiences for our prospective students.

Responsible to the Brand Identity and Digital Manager, you will support the delivery of the College’s visual identity across multiple channels and the digital eco-system through; Creative development and design of College marketing materials including print, conversion and digital materials/resources across the College, Creation of a range of materials to support College activities and initiatives including posters, flyers, e-mail marketing activities and more. You will also have responsibility for organizing and taking photography/video at a range of events and capturing photography for a range of purposes.

You will also support a range of activities supporting the development of the Blackburn College brand.

What are we looking for?

You will need a Level 5 qualification from a relevant creative discipline (eg. Graphic Design) or significant work experience is essential, and you will have a portfolio demonstrating graphic design for a range of purposes. You must have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign and working knowledge of video editing and animation tools. With relevant graphic design experience, you will have knowledge of how to set up design for output to print or digital channels together with a broad base of technical skills including Microsoft Office and social media channels. You should also demonstrate an interest in photography and willingness to support with College photography/video requests including liaising with external agencies.

What makes Blackburn College an Employer of choice?

You’ll have access to a wide range of benefits and support, including, but not limited to:

* Salary band: £22,934 – £24,909 gross per annum pro-rata
* Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7/365 helpline for advice and support
* Regular Staff Physical Activity Sessions and reduced-price gym membership
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Family-friendly policies
* Free eye tests and contribution to VDU-use-only glasses
* Several food outlets with a variety of menu choices
* A full range of discounted professional Hair & Beauty services provided by the Academy Salon
* Professional bakery offering a variety of fresh breads, cakes, and ready meals.

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 7 May 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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