Design Officer

Organisation: Glasgow Life

Salary: £31,578.25 - £36,678.29

Location: G1 1LH

Glasgow Life

Design Officer
£31,578.25 – £36,678.29
Location: 38 Albion Street, G1 1LH

Glasgow Life is looking for a Design Officer to join us on a full time, permanent contract. As Design Officer you will be joining our in-demand Marketing and Communications team. You will be part of a dedicated team which supports Glasgow Life to deliver services across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, and community facilities.
More about our Corporate Services
As a Design Officer you will be joining Corporate Services. This includes Marketing and Communications, Business Support, Infrastructure and Finance. HR, Retail and Procurement and Development are also part of this. These teams undertake a wide range of roles to keep Glasgow Life operating smoothly as a first-rate charity. From creating compelling messages about the work we do to providing insights which help shape strategies. They also oversee the operation of over 100 venues across the city, account for millions of pounds, support our staff, and bring income into the charity through our shops.
About Glasgow Life
Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music.
The role
As a Design Officer you’ll be an integral part of the team, working collaboratively with a wide range of colleagues across the organisation. You will use specialised technical design knowledge to provide innovative and effective design solutions that can deliver impact, engagement and participation across the Glasgow Life service portfolio. You will be able to advise on design solutions to meet marketing communications objectives and target audiences needs through graphic and multimedia design solutions for print, digital solutions for web, social and visual content and interactive media across a range of disciplines such as campaign development, fundraising, retail and stakeholder engagement.
The candidate
If you’re interested in joining us as a Design Officer you’ll will:
• Be educated to degree level in a relevant subject, equivalent academic qualification, or professional experience in a design role
• Have significant experience developing and delivering a range of design, marketing communications, digital and commercial activity across a complex multi-service product portfolio.
• Have a strong eye for detail and design, with experience of managing design-oriented projects
• Understand digital communications and an appetite to stay up to date with the latest developments.
• Be a people-focused team player who has demonstrable experience in collaborative relationship management of diverse teams.

You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.
Some of our roles are currently piloting hybrid working, with teams working between the office and home. Your line manager will agree these days with you. This balance enables you to continue much-needed collaborative working.
Our Commonwealth House office in Albion Street, Glasgow has great links to public transport and parking nearby.
We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.
Important Dates: Closing date 3rd September 2023 and interviews are provisionally scheduled for w/c 11th September 2023.
Benefits at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions
• Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
• Option to buy extra annual leave
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Flexible retirement
• Family-friendly policies
Diversity matters at Glasgow Life
We’re determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We’re a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on our website.

To apply for this vacancy online please visit Design Officer – GLA10709 | Glasgow Life | myjobscotland
Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 3rd September 2023

Information is available in alternative formats, on request.

Application Deadline: Sunday 03/09/2023