Creative Assistant

Summary

World Land Trust (WLT) is strengthening its Communications and Development teams by appointing a Creative Assistant. This position offers a real opportunity for someone starting their career, with lots of opportunities to grow and develop their skills. The successful candidate will be joining an organisation committed to the long-term conservation of the world’s critically threatened habitats and their endangered species. The Creative Assistant will work with a small, dynamic and knowledgeable team providing creative thought and inspiring ideas across a wide range of media and disciplines.

Working with WLT

WLT is based in the UK and is unique within the conservation world. Reaching its 30th year of operation the Trust has grown from small beginnings, saving critically threatened forest in Belize to become an internationally respected conservation organisation with a proven track record, working with 32 overseas conservation NGOs on protection of threatened habitats. WLT has developed its modus operandi without losing its vision, integrity and transparency.

What you’ll be doing

The Creative Assistant will help WLT’s Communication and Development teams promote and clearly demonstrate the mission and ethos of WLT through the production of creative content, both printed and digitally.

WLT is looking for someone with a creative mind who is capable of taking and interpreting a brief to ensure that our message is communicated in a vibrant and engaging manner.  You will need to be able to demonstrate your creative thought process, and your graphic skills using the latest creative packages (primarily Adobe Creative Suite).

You will also support the ongoing management of the WLT media library which holds our extensive archive of images.

Some experience of video would be desirable but not essential as there will be opportunities for training in this area.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a candidate who is keen to work in an environment where they can use their existing skills with opportunities to develop. The candidate will be a creative thinker with the ability to bring their ideas and those of other members of the team to life. The candidate will be someone who is aware of the creative world around them and will be able to bring to demonstrate this in a practical way.

The post is full time, based in WLT’s offices in Halesworth, Suffolk.

Salary i.r.o £16,500

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Applications

To apply attach a full CV, and a covering letter explaining what particular expertise and experience you will bring to the WLT. Please ensure you fulfill the formal qualifications and requirements before applying. Send your application to:

Dan Bradbury, Director of Development and Communications, jobs@worldlandtrust.org. or by post to World Land Trust, Blyth House, 3 Bridge Street, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 8AB.

Closing date for applications: 6 January 2019. It is expected that interviews will be held in the week commencing 14 January 2019 in WLT’s offices in Halesworth, Suffolk.  Please indicate in your application if you are likely to be unavailable on any of the key dates.  Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be asked to bring examples of the work they are most proud of and may also be asked to take part in a short test.

Please note that the closing date given is a guide.  We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

No agencies or advertisers please.