Marketing Designer - opportunity to express your creative flair within an innovative and growing "boutique" asset manager (6 mth contract)

  • Circa £45,000 plus potential bonus and employee benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 17 Oct 17 2017-10-17

... Are you an asset management / financial services Graphic Designer looking for a role which will offer you the opportunity to express yourself through your creative flair? Whilst this role has very much a marketing collateral "production" element, you will be encouraged to have a much more “creative” input into the design and creation of imaginative and eye-catching communications – including for example “infographics”, brochures and articles with the advanced use of PowerPoint and other presentation software including Prezis. Your ability to come up with innovative design ideas is key to this role. Release your creative beast!

The Opportunity:

  • Really interesting and rare opportunity to work for one of the most exciting investment management businesses in London within a broad and challenging role welcoming creative flair!
  • 6 mth contract 
  • With a reputation for innovation and a culture that promotes free thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit, this specific role offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to demonstrate their creative talent
  • Working within a very well respected niche Graphics / Design team you will take responsibility for delivering a diverse suite of marketing collateral and supporting a broad range of design, production and process activities
  • Internal stakeholder management is a key part of this role and you will be encouraged to forge excellent working relationships with investment professionals, sales, channel marketing, investment writers etc. at all levels of experience and seniority
  • At its most basic level this role is responsible for the delivery of all marketing collateral, ensuring consistency of brand and adherence to compliance regulation. However, you will be encouraged to have a much more “creative” input into the design and creation of imaginative and eye-catching communications – including for example “infographics”, brochures and articles with the advanced use of PowerPoint and other presentation software including Prezis. Your ability to come up with innovative design ideas is key to this role
  • You will also participate in photography and video production and post-production, editing and manipulating material as required
  • Create standout, brand-aligned materials for conferences and events – both internal and external – including for example PowerPoint presentations, Prezis and event stands
  • Seek opportunities to enhance processes around creating and updating core materials such as presentations, helping to streamline the marketing operation in its delivery of market leading communications to clients and leveraging the team and specialist service providers to execute
  • Collaborate with digital marketing colleagues to ensure visual excellence in all electronic financial promotions

 

Your Experience:

  • You will have a strong record of academic achievement and a demonstrable interest in the financial markets
  • In terms of work experience, you must have worked within financial services, ideally the asset management sector within a Graphic Design / Marketing Collateral production capacity
  • Previous Graphics / Design experience is essential as is an excellent knowledge of all key design software packages including PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite - specifically InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, and ideally Prezi
  • An enquiring mind, combined with an outstanding ability to understand financial concepts, and to express them in innovative, elegant visual ways
  • A genuine passion and interest in data visualisation
  • Excellent data manipulation and charting skills
  • A deep understanding of how a brand is built and maintained through the consistent application of guidelines
  • Ability to navigate a sophisticated, challenging and fast-moving business, engaging with colleagues at all levels within the organisation

 

The Company:

  • A rapidly growing International Investment Management business with a reputation for innovation, as well as a culture that promotes both personal and professional development
  • My multi award winning client has ambitious plans to grab market share and be a leader in providing a wide range of investment management solutions to a wide range through the provision of a range of onshore and offshore funds, hedge funds and segregated mandates
  • Whilst growing, the firm still maintains a boutique feel and culturally will suit candidates who want to be able to influence the business rather than just be a faceless “number”