Graphic Designer & Digital Communications Assistant
Salary Range: £19,097- £23,601Hours: Full time (whole year)

Closing Date for Applications: 9.30am on Monday 10th September 2018
Interviews to be held: 
Thursday 13th September 2018

Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Job purpose:

  • To raise the School’s profile through high quality and timely digital communications to a variety of stakeholders (current and future students, parents, staff, governors and members of the local and wider communities).
  • To publicise and celebrate school events, both inside and beyond the school day.
  • To update the School’s website.
  • To maximise the effective use of social media.
  • To increase the School’s profile in the local press.


  • To be the main port of call for all digital communications, raising awareness of and publicising School events.
  • Liaise with staff in order to collate information to be communicated digitally.
  • Liaise with staff to arrange to take high quality photos and/or videos of school events that can be used within a variety of digital communications.
  • Be the first point of contact for all newsworthy items and events.
  • Assist staff with the provision of digital technology facilities for school events.
  • Assist the PA and School Charity trustees in marketing their events.
  • Attend School events including: Year 7 and Year 12 open evenings, GCSE and A-level presentation evenings, drama production, music concerts, dance showcase.
  • Attend GCSE and A-level results days.
  • Edit and produce high quality audio visual materials used for display and presentations.
  • Co-ordinate and assist in the design, production and distribution of promotional material.
  • Have a good understanding of software packages including, Microsoft office, Adobe CS4 Master Collection (including Photoshop) & Pinnacle.
  • Edit and distribute news releases, fostering good relations and obtaining positive media coverage, working in conjunction with the relevant teams within school.
  • Advise the Digital Technologies Systems Manager regarding current and future resources.

Main duties

  • Ensure correct permissions are gained from parents for use of students in promotional materials, including compliance with GDPR.
  • Regularly update the school website.
  • Organise recent photographic records, to create a gallery to showcase events
  • Regularly use the School’s social media accounts to advertise and celebrate School events.
  • Regularly update the within-school digital notice boards.
  • Produce and circulate the weekly parents’ bulletin.
  • Produce half-termly newsletters.
  • Work with the Senior Leadership Team to produce the School Digital prospectus and update this annually.
  • Support the School transition work through provision of digital communication materials.
  • Generate materials for corridor displays working with the appropriate member of staff.
  • When required, provide technical support to staff and students in the use of digital technologies.


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Keywords: Graphic Design, Design Administrator, Administration, Project Design, Product Design, Marketing, Web Development, Adobe Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Illustrator, Adobe, WordPress

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