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Graduate Job Graphic & Marketing Assistant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: TS13
Salary: £18,000  

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Job Summary

Livingreen Design Ltd have an exciting oportunity for a creative graduate to help build brand identity by exploring new markets, graphic design of new brochures, and managing all social media. This is a broad and varied role with potential to explore a range of ways to promote the company. This is a 12 month placement with potential for a permanent role thereafter, based in Loanhead, Edinburgh.

We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate, working alongside, and reporting to both the Sales & Marketing Director and the Managing Director, to increase awareness of the brand. This is a new role that will cover both marketing and design in order to look at getting into new markets and designing and creating new marketing collateral.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take overall responsibility for growing interest from customers and building brand identity. You will be looking at, for example, getting into different publications in different countries, exploring new techniques for getting into new markets, blogging and keeping the website interactive, as well as taking photos and creating new brochures. The ideal individual could have a background in either marketing or design, with a strong interest in both.

Key tasks will include:

  • researching new markets and techniques for reaching customers
  • working on the layout of new brochures
  • photographing new products
  • updating all social media sites
  • promoting the company through social media
  • writing and distributing press releases
  • managing web content, including blogs to keep this interactive.

 

Skills/Experience

  • Skills in graphic design and/or marketing, with a strong interest in both areas.
  • Would like to see examples of own work or work placement / hobbies etc
  • Ability to work under own steam and be a forward thinker
  • Well organised - ability to work to targets and deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • No experience required.

     

    Qualifications

    Graduate from a minimum undergraduate degree, either in marketing with a natural artistic flare OR in graphic design with a keen interest in marketing and social media.

    Benefits

    Company benefits:

    On the graduate placement there will be a one year contract offered, with a view to permenant employment.

    Placement benefits:

    As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and may have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. You can find more information on our placement training pages.

    Additional Info

    Location: Edinburgh, Loanhead

    Duration: 12 months, to permanent

    Preferred Start Date: August 2013

    Closing date: 23rd July 2013

  • Location: Scotland

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