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Marketing Manager with experience of Graphic & Web Design.

 

The UK’s largest Marine Chandlery is looking to recruit a Graphic & Web Designer for their busy marketing department, based in the picturesque village of Nailsworth in the Cotswolds.

Summary: Responsible for all aspects of both graphic design and marketing, online and offline.

Specific Duties as follows:

WEBSITE & SOCIAL 

  • To take responsibility for the research, design & development of all web graphics such as homepages, landing pages, blog images, banners, online promotions etc. in line with the brand image
  • To take responsibility for the research, design & development of email newsletter graphics & layout in line with the brand image
  • To take responsibility for the research, design & development of social media channels in line with the brand image
  • To maintain image library making sure all images are labelled & stored in the correct place, and that all online imagery is correct and up-to-date
  • To be responsible for seasonal catalogue production.  Including the design, working with the Purchasing team for direction, gathering campaign imagery & copywriter & liaising with external printer
  • To liaise with external printers & oversee printed production through to completion for all printed materials
  • To be responsible for seasonal Flyer artwork - Designing flyer with campaign shots & web details & liaising with external printer
  • To take responsibility for the research, design & development of all magazine adverts, liaising with external publishers.  Overseeing their production through to completion, and monitoring impact
  • To be involved in specific Branding projects- e.g. carrier bags, design & ensuring stock
  • To ensure all graphic work is brand specific & protects all brand values
  • To manage all external print jobs to ensure correct quality & timescales
  • To be responsible for additional studio product shots as required
  • To be responsible for all photo amends-colour change etc.
  • To understand critical path & prioritise workload
  • To communicate with the management team on regular basis.  Covering marketing impact, production issues, costs and opportunities
  • Any other ad hoc duties as & when required

OFFLINE

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

  • Mac literate and fully conversant with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop & Acrobat
  • The ideal candidate will be efficient, organised and accurate, with the ability to work to high standards and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communicator and good command of written English with copy accuracy.
  • Proven design and artwork portfolio with a minimum of 2 - 3 years experience.
  • Ability to take existing designs and reformat/ready for pre-press or print/digital.
  • Good eye for design, creative imagination, and well organised with a strong work ethic.
  • Web design experience will be an advantage, including knowledge of HTML, CSS & SEO.
  • Sailing / marine background will be an advantage

 

If you think this sounds like you please email me your CV today, lawrence @ force4 .co .uk