Graphic Designer

Bristol Student Union
Bristol Student Union
25,219 -£28,858
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 3 October, 2023 - 12:00
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Details of Role: 

Graphic Designer 

We’re looking for our new graphic designer to join Bristol SU and be at the heart of all our brand and design work. Working with a wide range of colleagues and student representatives, you’ll be bringing ideas to life while also being the guardian of Bristol SU’s visual identity. 


Following from our brand launch in Summer 2022 we’re looking for a designer to help us bring new ideas and brand opportunities forward, whilst supporting on exciting and ever-changing campaigns across the SU. 


What’s the job?  

Role:  Graphic Designer 

Hours: 35hrs/week 

Salary: £25,219 -£28,858 

Contract:  Full Time 

Closing date:  3rd October 2023 


Who are we? 

Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work.  Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 26,000 members, 400 clubs and societies, a diverse range of professional services, and an innovative strategy that will help to create an inclusive and supportive University community. 


What will you bring? 

You’ll have experience in being a creative lead responsible for strong brand asset delivery and development. 

You’ll be able to work in a fast-paced and passionate team  

You know how to balance complex layout, hierarchy, and typography, with the ability to optimize for different digital and print platforms  

You’re a skilled communicator and are able to work within a team, and to both internal and external briefs 


Why apply?  

Because you’re excited to make a difference!  


We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced pay for parents taking maternity, adoption or shared parental leave, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a generous pension scheme and at least 40 days’ holiday. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy work-life balance through flexible working and are open to considering requests for part-time working. We provide professional training so that whatever your chosen field of work, with the right mix of challenge and support, you’ll gain fantastic experience, and room to develop and advance your career. 


We are proud to have been recognised through numerous accreditations and awards that demonstrate our commitment to creating a positive and supportive culture. We have appeared in the Inclusive Companies top 100 list and have won a number of awards for our commitment to diversity, including best Students' Union. We also won a Third Sector Excellence Award at the 2018 Investors in People Awards. No wonder 93% of our employees would recommend Bristol SU as a great place to work! 


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are central to life at Bristol SU. We approach our work with positivity and celebrate our diverse and unique communities. Our people are proud of our values and care about creating diverse and supportive communities that are inclusive of age, disability, gender, identity, race, religion, sexual orientation and experience. 


Be yourself, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.  


Key dates 

Closing Date: 12pm 3 October 2023 

Shortlisting: 4 October 2023 

Interviews: 11-13 October 2023 

Contact Person: 
Bristol SU People Team
Contact Email:
Postal Address: 
105 Queens Road Richmond Building