Head of Design

Head of Design

Volunteer Role: Head of Design

You MUST be a paid up member of InQuire to run for this position

Purpose:

Support the newspaper editor with technical design of the newspaper, as well as support the design of promotional materials for InQuire Media.

In your role, you will:

  • Attend committee meetings when required

  • Edit and design website and newspaper content

  • Reply to all emails (Approx 1hr per day)

  • Help develop new ideas and challenges for InQuire Media to ensure continuous development

  • Maintain and build positive relationships with all funding partners, staff & community bodies, as well as maintaining links with CSR FM and KTV, InQuire’s student media partners

  • Manage a team of designers for InQuire Media

To help you in your role, InQuire will provide the following training and support:

  • InQuire committee induction

  • InDesign training

  • Support from the Student Media Manager as well as other Committee members

What will I get out of this role?

  • Meeting new people and networking with industry/ Union professionals

  • Enhance CV and gaining valuable skillset

  • Improve training, communication and motivational skills

  • Experience of working within a team

Skills required:

  • Organisation – you will receive a lot of emails and have to manage several projects at once

  • Adequate experience of InQuire and the journalism/newspaper industry (though this will be taught at the induction so is not necessary to take on the position)

  • Willingness to learn and adapt as well as teach others

  • Basic Photoshop package would be preferable but not essential

Expected hours and commitment: Approximately 10 hours per week.

If you would like more information about this role please contact:

Rex (Chair Person) chairman@inquiremedia.co.uk – OR –

Mel Lewis (Student Media Manager) m.e.lewis@kent.ac.uk / 01227 823005

 

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