About the role
We are seeking to appoint a Design Assistant to join the Media Team here at Wickersley Partnership Trust.
This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, enthusiastic and proactive individual, and you will work within WPT and across our 13 schools on a number of digital and traditional print design projects, ranging from signage and branding to educational and marketing materials. Working alongside the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager, you will work to existing branding guidelines and also develop new and innovative design methods to communicate WPT’s core vision to all stakeholders, ensuring a consistent brand identity throughout.
You’ll work with the wider Trust community to assist in promoting Trust projects such as open evenings, recruitment, praise and reward, school productions, and a host of other events and initiatives.
As our ideal candidate, you will have a proven successful background in digital and graphic design with a strong portfolio of work. You will be aware of current and emerging trends and have solid experience of Adobe Creative Cloud products. You should possess strong communication skills and a high level of computer literacy, with the ability to work as part of a team and also to lead individual projects.
The work of the Media Team is broad and varied, and experience in photography, social media, marketing and website editing may also be an advantage.
We’re a flexible team and some evening work may be required.
How to apply
Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.
Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:
- Why you are applying for this position
- How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
- Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned
This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.
We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. Shortlisted applicants will undergo relevant checks in line with statutory guidance.
Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.