Graphic Design Executive (Sales & Marketing) - 4061 - Cambridge


Cambridge University Press & Assessment

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About the Job

Job Title: Graphic Design Executive (Sales & Marketing)

Contract: Permanent; 35 hours per week

Salary: £24,300 - £30,600

Location: Cambridge, hybrid (2 days per working from the office are expected)

Would you like to join one of the UK's biggest exam boards and set our standards for marketing design?

OCR is a UK exam board and part of Cambridge University Press and Assessment, which is a department of Cambridge University. OCR is about to start on a journey to transform its brand and is looking for a talented and enthusiastic graphic designer who is passionate about creating innovative approaches to enhance our marketing and customer support materials.

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation and a proud part of the University of Cambridge

About The Role

This role will work alongside our Creative Marketing Design Manager to further enhance our in-house expertise in marketing design, for both digital and print communications. This is an exciting time to join a team that will be a big part of moving our brand forward.

As the successful Graphic Design Executive you will:

  • Support design and production of visual content for marketing communications materials across both print and digital media from initial concept to final production
  • Work with the Creative Marketing Design Manager to understand stakeholder needs and constraints to inform how best to present collateral and reflect OCR branding.
  • Design visual content which maintains OCR's brand identity
  • Work with Creative Marketing Design Manager to advise on brand design across marketing collateral and other assets

Want to learn more about this role? Please see the attached job description.

About You

As our Graphic Designer, you will have experience of working in a similar role and be a creative self-starter with excellent organisational and project management skills to manage competing deadlines for different projects. You will be a strong team player with excellent communication and collaborative skills. To be successful in our role, you will also need to be forward thinking with a keen awareness of current and emerging marketing design concepts, trends and best practices.

You will have a strong understanding of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of video/audio editing and animation experience would be an advantage.

Rewards And Benefits

We will support you to be at your best in work and to live well outside of it. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a world-class, flexible rewards package, featuring family-friendly and planet-friendly benefits including:

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private medical and Permanent Health Insurance
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Group personal pension scheme
  • Life assurance up to 4 x annual salary
  • Green travel schemes

We are a hybrid working organisation, and we offer a range of flexible working options from day one. We expect most hybrid-working colleagues to spend 40-60% of their time at their dedicated office or location. We will also consider other work arrangements if you wish to work more flexibly or require adjustments due to a disability.

Ready to pursue your potential? Apply now.

We review applications on an ongoing basis, with a closing date for all applications being Sunday 26th November 2023 and interviews are scheduled to take place the week commencing 4th December 2023

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory background checks including DBS due to working in a regulated industry.

Why join us

Joining us is your opportunity to pursue potential. You'll belong to a collaborative team that's exploring new and better ways to serve students, teachers and researchers across the globe – for the benefit of individuals, society and the world. Sharing our mission will inspire your own growth, development and progress, in an environment which embraces difference, change and aspiration.

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where everyone has a voice, and where we learn continuously to improve together. Ensuring that everyone feels they belong is essential to who we are, and to the contribution we make to society and our planet.

We believe better outcomes come through diversity of thought, background and approach. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and communities, actively seeking to employ people from a wide range of different communities.

At The Hidden Market we're committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, read our policy here. We inform clients that candidates should be evaluated on merit of their skills, experience and commercial attributes in relation to the role, and not background, disability, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, education, or any other discriminatory factor.

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