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18 Jan 2018

Internship Graphic Design Intern

Human Appeal – Posted by admin Manchester, England, United Kingdom


Job Description

Graphic Design Intern

Job title: Voluntary Graphic Design Internship

Hours: Part time

Based at: Human appeal UK head office- Manchester

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Designs and develops graphics content for charities use in presentation, website, social media, print, and other media.

Create layout design and concept, selects and secures appropriate illustrative materials to be used.

Create mock-up designs and concepts, select and secure appropriate illustrative materials.

Prepare and provide print based flyers, logos, newsletters, print documents using professional page layout and graphic design software.

Composes, edits and proof reads copy for accuracy, grammar, punctuation, consistency and formatting.

Support the creative direction of campaigns, an understanding of typography and layout, will be needed to help the team produce the best work possible.

Edits and manipulates photos.

Maintains and organises production file archives.

Keep up to date with current trends.

Build a repository of fonts and supporting material.

Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts, using design innovation within the constraints of cost and time.

Can work well collaboratively with printers, copywriters, photographers and other designers.

Maintains a high standard in producing work.

Able to take direction from senior members of the team.

Supporting the marketing team deliver on day to day service to the organisation.


Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Adeptness with leading design software packages.

The ability to see projects through from inception to production.

Consistency regardless of project size.

Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team.

The motivation to maintain and improve design standards.

The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve.

From time-to-time a junior designer may need to work hours that aren’t typical, so a flexible approach is needed to get the best from the job.

Can scan and proofread work to ensure quality standards are met.

Keeps abreast of developments in the creative field, particularly with design programs, such as Adobe Creative Suite.

Understanding of design for web.

Helping to maintain archive system for all photos related to Human Appeal in date and subject order so that it is readily accessible.

Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.

Willing to work out of normal working hours to ensure work is complete as required.

Assisting staff in other departments, as required, in order to facilitate the work of the charity.

Participating proactively in meetings, conferences and team activities.

Able to take photographs, videos, audio recordings.

General responsibilities

Must adhere to the charities policies and procedures, e.g. Health & Safety at Work, Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998, Equal Opportunities, Company Handbook, Quality Management System, Investor in People etc. at all times.

Will respect the confidentiality of all matters relating to their employment and other members of staff.

To demonstrate on-going professional development through reflective practice and participation in internal and external development opportunities as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development portfolio.

To participate in the appraisal process and ensure that agreed objectives are achieved, taking responsibility for directing own learning and development activities (e.g. private study, e-learning).

To attend and contribute positively to meetings, conferences and training courses as agreed with the line manager.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers, directors and the general public.

Assist staff in other departments and regions as required in order to facilitate the work of the charity.

Other duties as per the request of the Director of Fundraising and Communications in the interest of the organisation objectives.

If you do not hear back within 4 of weeks of the application closing date then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

How to Apply


Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Internship.

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