Graphic Designer – 14 month FTC

Mary's Meals

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Salary: £29,291 plus benefits

We are delighted to be recruiting a talented Graphic Designer to join our Creative Solutions Team on a 14-month maternity cover contract. Creating compelling design solutions for both digital and print media applications, you will work to develop our visual identity and brand, employing your creative flair in telling of the story of Mary’s Meals, and the children we serve.

The role:

Reporting to the Head of Creative Solutions, you will thrive in an agile, collaborative environment, developing your own concepts and inputting into other creative processes. You will work closely with stakeholders across the global network, working across simultaneous projects, and executing requests for graphic design work.

  • Support the introduction of new design practices and processes as defined by the Head of Creative Solutions to ensure that design development and production workflows are efficient, and effective.
  • Develop creative ideas and concepts choosing the appropriate medium and style to meet project requirements and objectives.
  • Collaborate with the wider marketing team on developing asset banks for digital use including infographics, landing pages, social media assets and email design.
  • Deliver internal and external design toolkits as required.

We are looking for:

  • Excellent working knowledge of the Adobe creative suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Three years’ experience, or equivalent, of working in a graphic design role within a design team.
  • Great attention to detail with experience of developing and working within brand and visual style guidelines.
  • Experience in executing project briefs, stakeholder management and delivering to project deadlines.
  • Team focussed, with great communication skills and proven experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven track record in developing creative design projects from concept to completion
  • Excellent photo-editing and post-processing skills.
  • Excellent typography skills and robust understanding of how to use type to drive action.
  • Degree or HND in graphic design or a related discipline or with significant relevant professional experience.

About us:

We have a remote-first approach to work and are happy for you to work remotely and flexibly, in a way that best supports your work life balance, we also have an office near Glasgow city centre for those who live nearby and would like to work from here occasionally or on a regular basis.

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 2.4 million children who today will receive a Mary’s Meals.

We are a values-driven organisation, we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, we are fully committed to a culture of safeguarding, we are committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work and we expect all the Mary’s Meals family to share this commitment and work in the best interest of the communities we serve. Our safe recruitment practices ensure that only those that are committed to our high standards join our movement.

If you are inspired to join our movement and our vision, mission and values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please click APPLY and send your CV, a short covering email outlining your interest in this role and working with Mary’s Meals and a link to your portfolio.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

How to apply

Graphic Designer – 14 month FTC – Mary’s Meals International (

Deadline: 19-Apr-24