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Junior Graphic Design & Marketing Manager

London, UK | Marketing


Base: London, UK

Sound Diplomacy is a leading strategic consultancy that helps governments and businesses achieve economic growth through music. As global experts, Sound Diplomacy uses data-driven methodology to advise cities, governments and organisations worldwide on how to harness the full value of music.

Remuneration and Benefits

Working with talented and passionate people in a creative but fast-paced office environment.

Salary: £22k-£27k p.a. depending on experience.

Applications

To apply, please submit your CV, portfolio and a short cover letter below.

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking a Junior Graphic Design & Marketing Manager with an interest in marketing and communication. The ideal candidate will be a highly creative individual with the ability to take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, both in print and electronic media.

The ideal candidate will collaborate with multiple teams within Sound Diplomacy and should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project. The candidate will be responsible for designing, managing and editing our reports, publications, event materials, website and presentations, as well as run our social media channels.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record working with design software, including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite, Squarespace and similar programs, and be skilled with every step of the design process from concept to final deliverable. The candidate will have strong communication and presentation skills and impeccable attention to detail, and will feel confident working with, and receiving and implementing feedback from, the wider team, translating strategic directions into visual representations and ensuring designs meet brand expectations, express ideas accurately and represent the company appropriately. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a Junior Graphic Design & Marketing Manager to expand their skills and gain experience across all channels, online and offline, in a diverse range of projects in a rapidly growing business.


Key responsibilities:

  • Brainstorm and strategize with multiple teams for a wide range of materials that will include web pages, presentations, newsletters, infographics, reports and publications and marketing materials. 

  • Design and create event logos/ branding and materials, including banners, flyers, brochures and tote bags, within the Sound Diplomacy corporate identity. 

  • Develop concepts and execute original content, determining ideal usage of colour, text, font style, imagery and layout. 

  • Support marketing and social media campaigns for specific projects throughout execution in cooperation with the relevant team. 

  • Manage Sound Diplomacy’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn) and newsletters.

  • Update and maintain internal databases of graphic design and marketing materials. 

Knowledge and skills:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Graphic Design, Art, Marketing, or similar discipline is desirable.

  • General understanding of marketing and social media management.

  • Proven experience with graphic design with a strong portfolio of work.

  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign is essential) and Squarespace.

  • Excellent communication, organisational and time-management skills. 

  • Proactive approach with a strong desire to work in a fast-paced environment and growing company. 

  • Exceptional creativity, attention to detail and innovative design skills. 


Applications

To apply, please submit your CV, portfolio and a short cover letter below.

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