Nelson Bostock is looking for a highly creative Junior Designer to join our talented, multi-faceted studio which sits at the heart of the Comms Division in the Unlimited Group.
The Comms Division includes three specialist PR & comms agencies: Fever (consumer and influencer), Health (B2B Health) and Nelson Bostock (B2B Tech & Corporate). Key clients across the Division include Canon, Bayer, Biogen, BT, EE, Google, Now TV, Sky, Sobi and Warner.
The Junior Designer will be part of a 10-strong integrated design team which includes digital, branding and multimedia designers plus a photographer and videographer.
The ideal candidate ideally have some background in Health. They will have a strong portfolio of work that demonstrates their design skills.
The role will support all three agencies with a variety of client work – from infographics through to digital & social assets and editorial design .
It will also cover new business and marketing support – from visualising and illustrating ideas for creative collateral to presentations and magazines.
The right candidate will be self-motivated and passionate with a desire to learn and develop their skills. They’ll show a keen design eye, with attention to detail and a knowledge of digital trends and industry innovation. They’ll be hungry to work within a team that creates award-winning work and will be willing to push themselves as far as possible, learning new skills and adapting to new situations quickly.
- Proven experience of developing design concepts
- Team player, prepared to work both proactively and in a reactive and flexible way
- Have a keen eye for detail and be able to maintain quality control of work
Have the ability to create at least 4 or 5 of the following:
- Editorial Layouts
- Social Media Content – static and animated content across a range of platforms
- Gifs – design and build
- New Business Visualisations
- E-Marketing Designs
- PowerPoint Presentations
- Website Design
- Must have excellent communication skills
- Ability to manage own time. Ensure work is completed within time and budget and raise any concerns relating to deadlines early on
- Ensure a consistent brand identity
Specific skills / experience required:
- Experience in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator (essential)
- Experience of working in PowerPoint
- Confident, articulate and creative
A bit about us
Nelson Bostock is one of the UK’s leading technology, B2B and corporate public relations agencies. We create compelling and creative brand storytelling for some of the world’s biggest tech brands and ambitious start-ups.
We use our experience and intelligence to generate great ideas that get people talking about the brands we work for, delivering communications campaigns that build our clients’ reputations within the UK and across EMEA.
At the heart of our organisation is our Winning Minds ethos. Winning Minds underpins everything we do, from how a brief is responded to and how partners are chosen, through to staff coaching and the people the agency recruits. We are always looking for the brightest Winning Minds to join our agency, helping us to continually challenge our clients and the industry through everything we do and to deliver outstanding results.
Nelson Bostock is part of the Unlimited Group (http://www.unlimitedgroup.com).
We have recently revamped the generous package of benefits – called “Life” – that we offer to our staff.
22 days’ holiday, rising to 27 after five years’ service
On top of that, our office closes between Christmas Eve and the first working day of January
Birthday Day off – an extra day to be taken on or around your birthday
Flexible working – the chance to flex your working hours to come in an hour later or leave an hour earlier
Milestone moments – for those moments, when your best mate is in town, your child is starring in the nativity play or it’s your mum’s birthday, speak with your line manager and request a longer lunch hour or to finish or start an hour or two earlier
Summer 3@3 – during Summer months (July – September), you can finish at 3pm on a Thursday or Friday to get away early and enjoy the sunshine. You can do this on three occasions
Travel season ticket loan
Health Assured Employee Assistant Programme – to help support your mental well-being we have a confidential 24 hour a day helpline
Generous pension scheme
Private health insurance (offered after two years’ continuous service)
Cycle to work scheme – a Government and Inland Revenue approved initiative, which enables all permanent employees to save up to 42% on the recommended retail price of bike and cycling equipment
Sabbatical – once you’ve achieved five years’ continuous service, you’re entitled to a one month paid sabbatical
We offer you the chance to have a free annual flu jab
Discounted gym membership
Free NOW TV – we know how hard everyone works, so when you get home and have the chance to relax, you are entitled to NOWTV entertainment for free, to put your feet up to
A full social programme throughout the year including: Friday at Four cocktail trolley every week, Friday at Five buffet, Summer and Christmas party
Talent Academy – a formal training programme is in place to help
employees develop their career and personal development plans
As a token of appreciation, all permanent employees receive a bottle of bubbly on their work anniversary – enjoy!
At least once a month you can enjoy a back/neck/shoulder massage from our visiting ‘Stress Busters’
There will be at least two rounds of interviews with a design task set too.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community
As an equal opportunities workplace, we have a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, socio-economic status, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, neuro divergence, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. Whether you’re just getting your foot in the door, or you are an experienced employee whose life circumstances are shifting, we are committed to creating a workplace that reflects the world we want to live in and are therefore flexible to accommodate each individual's needs as best as we can.