Graphic Designer – Edinburgh – GSi Events Ltd

Job Description
We’ve got some big marketing and new product development plans and we’re looking for a graphic designer to help our marketing and events teams. Reporting into the Marketing Manager, we’d like to find someone who’s looking to help build and deliver world-class events through branding and design.

What you’ll be doing:
•Designing and developing the creative elements for the online and offline marketing campaigns across all events
•Designing and developing the creative elements for the events team across all brands
•Assisting with the e-marketing strategy, developing and implementing templates for each brand and supplying images when required to assist the Marketing Manager and Marketing Co-ordinator
•Designing artwork for advertising publications, adhering to marketing strategy and incorporating USPs for each brand
•Executing online marketing strategies using engaging digital solutions – Video ads, banner ads, website interaction, Facebook ads and other online sources
•Updating websites across all events, including e-commerce
•Being a brand ambassador

What you’ll be working on:
We are the organisers of some of the UK’s largest mass sports participation events: The Edinburgh Marathon Festival, The Bournemouth Marathon Festival, The Scottish Half Marathon + 10K; Kilomathon, Big Fun Run Series, Men’s 10K and Supernova Run.
The role will be responsible for contributing to the planning, development and delivery of marketing plans across all our events.

We’re looking for someone who…
•Understands & can demonstrate the importance of multimedia marketing
•Is an expert user of Adobe design software
•Is an expert user of WordPress
•Understands the importance of attention to detail
•Understands the importance of working to brand guidelines while being creative
•Shows a clear understanding of team working and communication

So, do you possess the following?:
•An ability to develop and communicate ideas and a willingness to share
•Experience in a similar role either in-house or agency
•A design degree or equivalent
•Experience managing design processes within a similar organisation
•The ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexities simultaneously
•Acute attention to detail with the ability to work quickly and accurately
•The ability to see the design process through from start to finish
•A creative personality, a flair for design

If so, what are you waiting for? This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the right attitude and passion to take it, grab it and join what is the best team in the world: fact. Salary is circa £24,000 per year. You will be based at our spectacular offices within the Edinburgh International Climbing Centre at Ratho. Other perks of the job include frequent rounds of Tenigolf and the occasional bbq with a Ring of Fire thrown in.

Closing date for applications is 10am on 11th Feb 2016. Interviews on 15th and 16th Feb 2016. Start date 1st March 2016.

How to apply
Applying is easy: send your CV and a covering email to that specifically details why you are ideal for the role.

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