Junior Graphic and Social Media Officer

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £22,659 - £24,857 per annum DOE
  • Dorset / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit a Junior Graphic and Social Media Officer on a full-time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £22,659 per annum.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.  You will be employed through Southern Educational Professional Services Ltd; a subsidiary of the College.


The Junior Graphic and Social Media Officer Role:

As a Junior Graphic and Social Media Officer, you will support the Marketing Team in the development and implementation of our social media strategy to increase awareness and engagement across various platforms. They will work with the Graphic and Digital Designer to assist with the creation of branding materials and marketing collateral.


Responsibilities as our Junior Graphic and Social Media Officer will include:

·        Supporting in the development and implementation of our social media strategy to increase brand awareness and engagement.

·        Creating, curating and publishing engaging content, optimizing for each distinct social platform.

·        Working with the Marketing & Communications Manager to plan and execute paid campaigns on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.

·        Analysing social media insights and metrics to drive growth.

·        Pro-actively finding creative ways to share college news and in line with industry trends.

·        Assisting the Graphic and Digital Designer to design and prepare graphics for social posts, print materials and marketing collateral that adheres to brand guidelines, maintaining a consistent identity.

·        Collaborating with the Marketing Team to conceptualise and execute creative campaigns.

·        Working with colleagues across The College to guide on content produced, ensuring high-quality and alignment with college branding.

·        Fostering positive relationships with our online community through active engagement, including stakeholders, employers, colleagues, students and alumni.


As our Junior Graphic and Social Media Officer, you’ll ideally have:

·        Level 2 (or equivalent) English and Maths.

·        Relevant work experience or degree in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, or a similar field.

·        Experience creating engaging content for a range of platforms.

·        Experience designing digital and print materials, in line with brand guidelines.

·        Proficiency using Adobe’s Suite, including Photoshop and Premiere Pro.

·        Attendance at college events such as open evenings, including outside of normal working hours.


Benefits you will receive:

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

·        27.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30.5 after 5 years’ service

·        up to 4 days additional leave during the Christmas closure period

·        Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)

·        Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers

·        Enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme



If you feel you are the right candidate for this Junior Graphic and Social Media Officer role, then please click ‘apply’ now!

Closing date: 12 June 2024

Interviews planned for week commencing 17 June 2024.

We reserve the right to close this post early if there is a high level of applicants.



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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