Graphic Designer and Videographer

Job Title Graphic Designer and Videographer
Hours Full-time
Location Greater Manchester
Reports To Comms Department Manager
Salary Based on Experience
Closing Date Friday, June 26, 2020

Overview of the role

Syria Relief are looking for a skilled and confident graphic designer and videographer who will take the lead on multimedia content creation for the humanitarian charity. We are looking for a confident individual who can create exciting and engaging high-quality video content, design print material, promotional material and digital assets. You will work within the marketing and media team to creative and develop marketing content. This role ideally suits an individual who is looking for the opportunity to develop their career within a thought-provoking environment who has the confidence and passion to take the lead on projects.

About Syria Relief

Syria Relief is one of the leading Syria-focused charities in the world. We are working on the ground in some of the hardest to reach areas of Syria as well as Jordan, Iraq, Turkey and Yemen. By working closely with our partners and offices on the ground, we are able to distribute aid in an effective, efficient and transparent way to ensure that we make a sustainable and meaningful difference to the communities we are supporting. We are focused on providing medical care, food aid, education, livelihood projects, water and shelter to the millions of Syrian’s displaced across the region. As well as establishing long term projects such as schools, healthcare clinics and livelihood projects, we have responded to many emergencies.

Graphic Designer Responsibilities

· As a graphics designer you will be required to develop, coordinate and implement comprehensive marketing material and creative direction.

· Lead in the artistic input and design of all print materials and digital products

· Develop brand strategy and provide creative concepts and designs for different campaigns

· Contribute and develop marketing plans and strategies

· Ensure all our marketing material is compliant and adheres to Syria Relief’s brand, values and vision.

Videographer Responsibilities

· Create exciting and engaging video content for use across all digital platforms.

· Capture and edit high-quality video on the ground in the field

· Digital Video Cameras and Audio recording equipment knowledge.

· High-quality photography skills

· Experience with sound recording equipment and audio monitoring.

· Software experience: Adobe (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Acrobat)

Person Specification
Qualifications/Training Essential Desirable
Degree / HND or experience in relevant field i.e. Graphic Design X
English GCSE minimum X
Arabic Language X
Experience Essential Desirable
Marketing campaign development X
Proven experience in all aspects of graphic content (print marketing, corporate materials, promotional materials, digital assets) X
Project and time management X
Minimum 1x Year Charity Experience X
Knowledge and Skills Essential Desirable
Excellent communication and presentation skills X
Excellent analytical and interpretive ability X
Identify powerful human interest stories which highlight the charity’s work X
Adobe Creative Suite and Design and Photoshop or Premiere X
Product Design Skills (tv adverts, prop design, merchandise) X
Communications techniques X
Team player with a positive, can-do attitude; comfortable with continuously changing priorities in a fast-paced environment X
Communicate complex projects within demanding deadlines X
Strong commercial nous and a results driven mind-set X
Strong IT skills X
Good understanding of online design X
Basic knowledge of HTML X
Analyse customer data to effectively target relevant audiences X
A willingness to work variable hours, with occasional weekend and evening work and to travel, both national and international X

Application Procedure

1 Attach your CV or fill application form.

2 A covering letter briefly outlining how you meet the required qualities and skills and how you would manage the key duties and responsibilities and where appropriate, evidence (maximum 1,000 words).

3 Demonstrate you have full rights to work in the UK.

4 Please email above information to [email protected] with the Job Title in the subject line.

We reserve the right to close this post early, where we receive a high number of applications and you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible, to avoid disappointment. Applicants are encouraged to visit our website, read the job description carefully and person specification to assist you in completing your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If any of the three requirements are missing in your application, your application will not be considered.

Please mention where you heard of this vacancy when you apply for this position.SR believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Please note, the position you are applying for has been identified as requiring an Accuity Check