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Creative Champion (Graphic Designer)
Buttercrumble

Opportunity closes: 25th Aug 2022
Type: Full Time Job
Based: Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary: £19,000.00 to £25,000.00

Website: buttercrumble.com
Instagram: @buttercrumblecreative

Reporting directly to the company’s director, this is a unique opportunity to make a personal impact in a small but progressive company. Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Buttercrumble is a family-owned business who specialise in creative strategy, illustration, and brand design. Buttercrumble takes pride in delivering their services to a number of community-sensitive and young-at-heart brands across the globe.

This is a fast-paced and varied role, engrossing the successful applicant in the exciting business of design. The role will balance business development and design activities so the Creative Champion can position themselves as an authentic creative expert; they offer the very best creative solutions to solve our clients’ challenges.

The Creative Champion will support the production of visual solutions for a diverse mix of public sector organisations, small businesses, and household names. The candidate must utilise Adobe’s creative software to design proposals, presentation documents, and marketing collateral to solve client’s unique challenges.

The Creative Champion must be an extroverted problem-solver with a passion for building brands. They must appreciate the impact of design and how it can achieve our clients’ commercial, funding, and social responsibility goals. They must also be alert to our own growth goals and understand the strategies to achieve these.

To succeed in this role you must have a business mindset, and show impeccable attention to detail in all aspects of your work and in personal presentation and communication. The associate shows a genuine interest in our clients’ organisations and is always eager to help.


Responsibilities:

Business Development

  • Acting as a positive and proactive ambassador for Buttercrumble
  • Managing contacts via the CRM, to develop and maintain a healthy sales pipeline
  • Liaising with the team regarding project briefing and delivery
  • Educating others accurately about Buttercrumble’s services and expertise
  • Pursuing new business opportunities via telephone, email, and industry networking
  • Preparing and presenting proposals with aplomb
  • Proactively nurturing existing client relationships

Design

  • Assist the creative directors with the design of branding and marketing collateral
  • Design and type-set presentation and proposal documents using Adobe InDesign
  • Prepare designs for print and production
  • Share mockups, rationale, and sketches to enliven and justify design solutions
  • Ensure artwork is consistent, accurate and adheres to brand guidelines
  • Present deliverables to clients via email and face-to-face meetings
  • Liaise with the team to ensure deadlines are adhered to
  • Interpret and apply feedback to the team’s designs


Requirements:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above
  • 1-2 years’ relevant work experience in marketing, business development, or sales
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud software

Preferred Skills:

  • Marketing knowledge
  • An understanding of Trello
  • Knowledge of CRM systems like Hubspot
  • Interest in working globally across cultures
  • Experience working within the creative industries
  • Full UK driving license

Personal Attributes:

  • Extrovert with a friendly and professional demeanour
  • Motivated and results-orientated
  • Team-player who can perform under pressure
  • A genuine interest in business and the creative industries
  • A growth-mindset with a passion to solve-problems
  • Desire to support team members and other colleagues


What We Offer:

You have the opportunity to make a large impact within the company. As a micro-business, we love to nurture our relationships. We’d provide you with a varied, fulfilling role that allows you to be hands-on. Join us to generate exciting ideas for our clients where we bring their brands to life.

  • 28 days of holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Free parking
  • Paid days off for medical needs and family welfare
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Development and training prospects
  • Additional 4 days paid leave to pursue volunteering or self-development activities
  • Experience in one of the UK’s leading sectors
  • Empowering work environment, complete with landscaped grounds and on-site catering

How To Apply

Please send your application to [email protected] and submit the following:

  • CV (PDF)
  • Covering letter (PDF) with salary expectations
  • Design portfolio (PDF – no more than 5MB)