Location: Corby with flexible/hybrid working

Reports to: Senior Designer

Salary: £23,000

Closing Date: 8th July 2022

Join CMI in 2022 and celebrate 75 years of Better Managers!

About the role:

The Junior Marketing Design Executive will play a key role in bringing our marketing ideas and concepts to life. Working closely with the Marketing team and wider organisation, the successful candidate will be heavily involved in design, research and concepts for all marketing activities.


  • To provide design support to the Marketing team and the wider organisation on a day-to-day basis.
  • To deliver against creative briefs.
  • To design and manage the production of print, business documents, marketing, advertising, social media and communications material.
  • To proactively contribute to the creative process in marketing campaigns.
  • To work with the Marketing team to research and create concepts for new design opportunities.
  • To react quickly and efficiently to briefs, and within deadlines.
  • To understand how to manage your own workload within the design calendar
  • To be up to date and interested in the latest design trends in marketing/design.
  • When required, work with agencies to produce a range of collateral.
  • To use analytics to evaluate success and use insight to produce reports/infographics.
  • To communicate a clear vision of CMI and raise the brand of CMI.
  • To work closely with the events team on upcoming events, digital or face to face.

About you:

We are an inclusive employer and welcome all diverse backgrounds, where individuality is celebrated, creating both a forward-thinking team and a supportive space for everyone in the CMI family. We actively invite applications from diverse cultures and experience.

  • We are looking for someone who can enhance our culture and align with our core values. We want someone who is ‘Passionate’ in making a positive difference to the skills of managers and leaders, ‘Practical’; with the ability to make quick and smart decisions, ‘Progressive’ about creating a better future and maintaining a ‘Professional’ code of conduct, through being accountable and ethical in everything that we do.
  • Some experience in marketing is essential, particularly in-house for a small to medium organisation or not-for-profit
  • To be able to work collaboratively across teams
  • An eye for detail with a flair for professional design
  • To be able to use Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience of using After Effect would be advantageous

Why CMI:

Are you looking to join a dynamic and ambitious organisation? At CMI, new leadership and management strategies are at the fore-front of what we do. We know the importance of fresh ideas and encourage new perspectives. We are a not for profit, Sunday Times top 100 employer, with a Platinum Accreditation with Investors in People. We offer an engaging, flexible and collaborative culture with a wealth of opportunity for professional development.

It doesn’t stop there. We believe we are only as good as the people that work at CMI and in turn offer a competitive benefits package for all employees:

  • Flexible working – whether that’s from home or in the office; wherever works best for you. We are not a traditional 9 to 5, we are flexible with what hours you work and when you work
  • 24 ½ days’ holiday + 8 days’ Bank Holiday – with annual leave days increasing with length of service and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Wellbeing and mental health – in-house mental health first-aid trainers, BUPA Employee Assistance for 24 hour support and access to Kooth, an online mental health platform
  • CMI membership – take advantage of our amazing courses and become a Chartered Manager. Plus, CMI will pay your professional membership to one additional organisation of choice
  • Rewards and Recognition scheme – cash prizes awarded to employees throughout the year
  • Socials – with an active social team, we have a book club, yoga classes and regular team outings
  • Pension – we add an extra 6% of your gross salary to your pension pot every month after 3 months

About us:

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) sets the Professional Standard in Management and Leadership. We have worked with businesses and education providers to inspire people to unleash their potential through qualifications, apprenticeships and training to become skilled, confident and successful managers and leaders, resulting in Chartered Manager status – the ultimate management accolade, which is proven to boost individuals’ career prospects, management capability and impact in the workplace.

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than advertised should we receive a high number of suitable applicants.