We are seeking to hire two Proposals Designers to join our growing Marketing team.

The role

The Proposal Designer role will support the design, production, and management of new business collateral across Gateley. The role is critical to supporting our sales and business development activities by delivering creative, on-brand proposals efficiently within agreed SLAs.

The individual will sit with our New Business team and will report to the Senior New Business Managers, collaborating with our Group Design team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing creative and innovative business development collateral (online and offline materials and content) which is effective in communicating our proposition with our clients, targets and wider stakeholders.
  • Providing bid design support for the New Business team in the production of high-quality pitch materials for client and prospect pitches.
  • Managing and maintaining our central library of business development artwork, video templates and associated print and digital assets, including version control.
  • Proposing new ways of presenting business development materials.

This job description is not an exhaustive list due to the requirements of the role. Therefore, the job holder may be required from time to time to carry out other ad hoc tasks as requested.

The team

With 60 people within our Marketing and Front of House teams, we support on all aspects of marketing and business development across Gateley including internal and external communications, bids and sales, client development, events, digital and marketing projects.

Winners of the 2020 Excellence in Sales and Marketing Award at the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Awards and shortlisted in the 2022 Best Marketing Campaign Award at the Managing Partners Forum Awards, the Marketing team at Gateley has more than doubled in size in five years, reflecting the investment that the business has made in attracting and retaining exceptional marketing talent.

We continue to develop and evolve our proposition and are looking for individuals with a 'can do' mentality to join the team.

The person

Candidates will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Ability to demonstrate design skills and experience from a relevant school, college or university course
  • Previous experience of Adobe InDesign and PowerPoint is essential
  • Previous experience of other Adobe software such as Photoshop and Illustrator is preferable

The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Professional and personable manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Agility to manage competing requests under pressure in a busy and fast-paced role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive can-do and problem-solving approach
  • Self-motivated to work autonomously and as part of a small team
  • Strong IT skills