Closing date: 2 October 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: Kingston upon Thames
VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 23 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
We are looking for a skilled creative designer fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, experienced at producing a broad range of design work for print and digital, and in designing icons and infographics. As VSO's sole designer you will be responsible for producing all creative work for the organisation, managing projects from brief to completion. You will work closely with the Marketing and Communications Project Coordinator to schedule jobs and commission and oversee freelancers where appropriate. You will also support the management, development and guardianship of VSO's visual brand identity. The ideal candidate will have experience designing for a non-profit organisation, and have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and creative initiative.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce. We also offer a range of benefits, including;
Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK, Nairobi or Kenya before you apply.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
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