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Design Apprentice

Integrity is an ethical consultancy and service provider within the International Development sector working in challenging and complex environments around the globe. We deliver seven complementary services: project management and implementation/monitoring, evaluation and learning/research, evidence and analysis/stakeholder engagement/capacity development/risk management/data and knowledge management.

Integrity has offices in the US, UK, Jordan and Kenya. Our multi-national team of over 50 specialists deliver complex programs in fragile geographies.

The scope of work:

The Design Apprentice position is a paid apprenticeship opportunity on a 15-month employment contract. The apprentice will get hands-on experience in document production, marketing and communications, graphic design and administration in a fast-paced company in the private sector of international development work. The Design Apprentice will work within a small Marketing and Communications team which includes a previous Design Apprentice.

Terms of Reference:

Graphic Design and Document production (70% LoE)

Production of professional, client-facing documents

  • Designing and populating templates to turn MS Office-produced reports and project documents (including presentations) into stylish, publishable-quality documents;
  • Using a range of tools (MS Office, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro) to create and design graphics, data visualisations, infographics and to edit images;
  • Liaising with Project Sponsors to define briefs and schedule production;
  • Support getting proposal capability statements and other documents ready for submission to clients;
  • Copy-editing and proofreading work to ensure that completed documents are delivered accurately and to an appropriately high standard;

Production of marketing materials

  • Managing the update of physical marketing materials in Integrity’s London office,
  • Managing the design, procurement and distribution of business cards, event materials, hard-copy report printing.

General Administration (30% LoE)

Administrative Tasks

  • Maintain streamlined and well-organised repositories for Integrity documents, marketing materials and photography folders;
  • Building, managing and deploying Integrity’s image stock library.

Communications campaigns

  • Create designs and help maintain and update Integrity’s website (visualisations, project summaries, infographics)
  • Support text and imagery on Integrity’s website, including project delivery information, staff profiles, job postings and news articles.
Skills Required
  • Demonstrable knowledge of MS Word, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Some knowledge of WordPress would be useful;
  • Proven ability to work to a specific brief and house-style using styles and schemes;
  • Proven ability to work to deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English;
  • a flexible and proactive approach;
  • An interest in international development or a related field is useful but not necessary.
  • Skills and experience in copy-editing and proofreading useful but not necessary.
Role location:

West wing, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Design Apprentice