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Creative Design Manager

Vacancy Details

Salary: £54,414 to £57,133 per annum
Location: Central Office
Region: South East
Job Type: Manager
Category: Permanent- Full Time
Closing Date: 11/29/2020
Date Posted: 11/13/2020
Reference: 0000037710


Creative Design Manager
Office based at the Central Office near Reading
£54,414 to £57,133 per annum + benefits

The role
The Creative Design Manager helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by establishing and managing the in-house creative agency, responsible for the origination, localisation and approval of creative assets to support the brand refresh, and calendar of integrated campaigns for services, fundraising and volunteering.

You will provide creative direction and brand guardianship across the organisation to help deliver the best expression of the brand positioning at every touchpoint, and use design skills and experience to provide strategic creative solutions to briefs.

Who we’re looking for


You must have experience in managing a team of designers, providing expert advice and direction for the organisation, as well as in-depth knowledge of print and digital production techniques and passion for creating powerful brands.

It’s also vital that you have proven understanding of and passion for creating accessible communications, and excellent knowledge of graphic design.

Demonstratable knowledge of the charity sector and vision impairment sector would be advantageous.

For the complete essential requirements for this role, please see the Person Specification within the Job Description.

Hours of Work
This role is 9am to 5pm, 35 hours per week, however, we are always keen to support flexible working as best we can.

How to apply
Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

We reserve the right to close adverts early.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.


Salary: £54,414 to £57,133 per annum
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