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


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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