Spreng Thomson - 155 Albion Street, Glasgow

Spreng Thomson are recruiting!

Geoff Martyn blog

Spreng Thomson, Scotland’s leading creative Communications and PR business, works across the UK and internationally with ambitious and successful clients in the private, public and third sectors. If you’d like to join our highly-experienced, ambitious and hardworking team – we’d like to hear from you.

Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Creative Content Producer to provide essential input and support to our team and our clients. This new role will focus on digital communications, so we’re looking for someone who will be able to demonstrate strong design skills with an emphasis on web, print and screen who can also support other activity including developing websites, supporting social media campaigns, preparing reports, presentations and tender documents.

The successful candidate will be able to design and produce high quality creative content using InDesign (essential), Photoshop, Illustrator, other Creative Suite apps and Microsoft Office.

As this is a graduate post recruited through the Glasgow Guarantee, we appreciate that you may not have all the experience and skills we are looking for, but if you’re creative, talented with the enthusiasm to learn new skills and can demonstrate the essentials, e.g. InDesign, then please get in touch!

Skills and experience

  • Excellent standard of spelling and grammar
  • Experience in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, other Creative Suite apps and Microsoft Office
  • Recording, editing and posting on a variety of platforms including websites, YouTube, Soundcloud, iMovie, Hootsuite, Event Brite
  • Content and project management
  • Digital and Social media platforms, aggregate tools, analytics, and any additional necessary content coordination tools
  • Web content management (using WordPress or similar) and development, including HTML & CSS
  • Photography, filming and research – or a strong interest in learning these skills!

Personal qualities

  • First class communicator (and listener), self-starter with a motivated and flexible approach and excellent organisational skills
  • A passion for creativity and problem solving
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Like the idea of working as part of a highly-experienced, ambitious and hard-working team, where you can make a big impact
  • Friendly, energetic and enthusiastic with a can-do attitude and commitment to learning new skills and researching trends
  • Resilient when faced with a heavy and diverse workload

 

Terms and conditions

Salary: £17,140 p.a. / £8.79 per hour

Contract: permanent

3-month probationary period

Days & hours: 37.5 hours per week, 8.30am/9.00am to 5.00pm/5.30pm, Monday to Friday

Annual leave: 35 days, inclusive of public holidays

After probationary – Pension and Private healthcare

Eligibility and how to apply

 

This vacancy is being recruited through the Glasgow Guarantee Graduate Scheme, a legacy of the Commonwealth Games that offers support for training, work, modern apprenticeships and job opportunities for Glasgow people.

Eligibility:

  • You must be aged 20-29
  • You must have attained a degree/post-graduate degree in the last 12 months
  • You must currently reside within the Glasgow City Council postcode boundary
  • You must be currently unemployed OR underemployed (i.e. not in graduate level employment)

You must be able to provide proof of the above.

Register and apply through the Glasgow Guarantee: http://glasgow.mappit.org.uk.

A sample of your portfolio should be sent to barry@sprengthomson.com.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 7th May 2017 at midnight.

If you want a chat with someone at Spreng Thomson, please contact Barry Crawford on 07812 403318.