Junior Graphic Designer

Job Title Junior Graphic Designer
Hours Part-time (3 days a week)
Location Salford, Greater Manchester
Reports To Head of Marketing and Communications
Salary £18,000-£21,000 pro-rata (£10.8k – £12.6k per annum)
Closing Date Monday, February 28, 2022

Here at Syria Relief we have an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Junior Graphic Designer to join our team based in Salford, Greater Manchester. You will join us on a part-time basis (3 days a week) as part of an initial 1-year fixed term contract with a view to progressing into a permanent role. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £18k - £21k pro rata (£10.8k – 12.6k per annum).

Syria Relief is a Brand of Action For Humanity, which is a charity that aims to provide aid and assistance to people affected by natural and man-made disasters. Our vision is a world of crises-resilient communities. Our mission is to mobilise and respond to emergencies and critical needs through humanitarian, development and peace-building action, helping affected communities survive, recover and build a better future.

As our Junior Graphic Designer, the successful candidate will be part of the Marketing & Communications Team, and work on internal design requests. The graphic designer role requires a skilled and confident individual who will take assistant on content creation for the charity. They should display confidence and have the capability to create exciting and engaging high quality content, design print material, promotional material and digital assets. Additionally, the role requires the individual to work within the marketing and media team to create and develop marketing content.

Key responsibilities of the Junior Graphic Designer:

  • -Support the design and production of unique and interesting artwork for both digital and print
  • -Collaborate and give creative support through marketing campaign
  • -Work with other departments to create internal and external communications documents.
  • -Ensure all marketing material and copy is compliant and adheres to Action For Humanity and Syria Relief’s brand, values and vision
  • -To support in the creation of assets for the organisations rebrand.
  • -Keen to learn more about the NGO/ charity sector and have training in organisational development.
  • -To continue to develop confidence in presenting/ pitching content.
  • -To support the design of print materials and digital products for programmes and fundraising
  • -To support brand strategy and provide creative concepts and designs for different campaigns.

Benefits of joining us as our Junior Graphic Designer:

  • -Company Holidays
  • -Sick Pay, and Matched Pension Contributions
  • -Flexible working hours, Prayer and Parking facilities
  • -Support with continuous professional development
  • -A chance to work alongside visionaries and leaders from the charity sector

What we’re looking for in our Junior Graphic Designer:

  • -Degree / HND or experience in relevant field i.e., Graphic Design  
  • -Proven experience in all aspects of graphic content (print marketing, corporate materials, promotional materials, digital assets)  
  • -Software experience, e.g., Adobe (InDesign, illustrator, Photoshop, premiere pro, acrobat)
  • -Project and time management  
  • -1x Year Charity Experience (Desirable)
  • -Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • -Excellent analytical and interpretive ability
  • -Identify powerful human-interest stories which highlight the charity’s work
  • -Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign/ Photoshop)
  • -Team player with a positive, can-do attitude; comfortable with continuously changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • -Communicate complex projects within demanding deadlines
  • -Good understanding of online and print design 
  • -Basic knowledge of HTML (Desirable)
  • -Strong written and spoken English

This would be an ideal role for an experienced Junior Graphic Designer looking to make a difference in a rewarding role within the Charity Sector! We are looking to appoint this role ASAP and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so for the best chance of success please apply today – we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please email your CV to recruitment@actionforhumanity.org

Please also complete the following survey to help us with monitoring our diversity and inclusion:

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Our Values

Believe in the cause- We believe in changing a situation from negative to lasting positive; helping those in need; saving and transforming lives for the better is what drives us.

Work together- Teamwork is the backbone of our work’s success.

Give with grit- Being a “gritty” person means perseverance and passion for long-term goals; hence, freely giving with courage, conscientiousness, and resilience; acting with optimism, confidence, and creativity as you strive for excellence.

Make life better- Ultimately, our work is to make life, in its holistic sense, better for everyone, and everything, including the environment.

Our Culture

Our culture is fast paced, yet welcoming, collaborative, and compassionate. As a charity concentrating on international development, we’re focused on ensuring our employees have a great experience with us, and are always learning, developing, and gaining a deeper understanding of the programmes we do, and why we do them.

Our work environment is friendly, open, and transparent – we’re not hierarchical, and junior and senior staff work closely together, aiding in the professional development of all staff.

Our Commitment to Safeguarding

Action For Humanity is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Action For Humanity engages.

Action For Humanity expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Action For Humanity also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme: https://www.schr.info/the-misconduct-disclosure-scheme

In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.