£17.03 - 20.31 per hour
020 7820 7313
about 1 month ago
Harris Hill is looking for a Brand and Creative Officer to support a foundation for a corporate organisation, on an interim basis whilst they recruit permanently.
Ideally, we are looking for someone with both design and copy writing skills but if we had to lose one then it would be the copy writing. It is our preference to have both.
The Salary range is 30,547- £36,973. It's a hybrid role and the expectation is to work a minimum 2 days in the office and rest from home.
The core responsibilities of the post holder will include:
Write clear and engaging copy for internal and external audiences
Draft, design and edit materials for staff, partners and charities, including newsletters, documents, posters, flyers and digital tiles, using design tools e.g. Canva, Adobe In Design etc.
Draft and edit content for our website and uploading using Umbraco CMS system
Act as a 'brand guardian' to ensure guidelines are adhered to and colleagues are supported to use branding and house style across slidedecks or branded documents
Develop a professional and consistent approach to story-gathering, and work with colleagues across the foundation to identify, coordinate and collect a pipeline of interesting case studies that capture the breadth and depth of the Foundation's work
Work together with colleagues across the Communications team and the wider Foundation to plan and co-manage multi-channel campaigns with other Communications officers
Manage print suppliers for a wide range of collateral
Together with the other Communications Officers ensure all administrative requirements of the team are managed and delivered
Liaise with key external stakeholders and contacts including charities funded by the Foundation, the staff of corporate organisation and external suppliers
Keep up to date on relevant issues/policies affecting the Foundation and its work.
Skills and Experience:
Relevant experience working in a busy Communications function or creative agency with specific responsibility for brand and content management
A passion for storytelling through copywriting and visual design work
Excellent editorial skills and design skills including experience of developing online for use across multiple channels
Well-developed IT skills including all major programmes including Canva, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
An eye for detail and proofing, and strong typography and retouching skills
A willingness to flex between tasks, e.g. artworking a report or writing an engaging case study
A professional manner, and ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and others we work with
Ability to manage their own work in a number of streams at the same time, delivering on deadline and on budget
A great attitude, and an instinct for taking initiative, making suggestions and working as part of a flexible and responsive team that is constantly seeking to improve
Some knowledge, understanding or experience of the voluntary sector, ideally with charities tackling complex social issues and/or of working with vulnerable individuals
Commitment to equal opportunities and to tackling disadvantage and willingness to uphold the Foundation's values in all areas of work