Graphic Design & Videographer

  • Job Reference: 863-en_GB
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Employer: Cadent
  • Location: Coventry, GB, CV7 9JU
  • Salary: £34,938 to £41,103
  • Sector: Human Resources / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Cadent we're excited to be part of the future of UK energy! We've got a clear roadmap that will drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving its net zero targets by 2050.


We're making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we're shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers whom we put at the heart of everything we do.

Job Purpose

As a Graphic Design & Videographer you will provide outstanding design support to Cadent, working as a key part of the Regulation function under Communications, Social Impact and Sustainability. You will be responsible for delivering creative work that exceeds expectations, with expertise, precision and within agreed timescales, whilst contributing to a customer-focused approach.

Key Responsibilities

You will be a brand guardian, working with stakeholders to deliver complex messages within creative and engaging content (e.g. print, video, digital). You will also take a lead on the management of a full range of design projects from across the business, including any relevant external creative support and agencies.


  • Update the website with new content, campaign activity and publish to social media channels.
  • Explore new ways to enhance our design offering for the business and keep up to date with current trends.
  • Understand the importance of brand strategy and use of guidelines to protect the brand and reputation.
  • Take design briefs for external channels such as corporate reporting, campaigns, videos, event materials and presentations.
  • Manage in-house, on brand templates and support on developing assets as needed.
  • Data management and GDPR compliance.
  • To be the lead for corporate imagery and support internal libraries, image ownership and licenses.
  • Support in upskilling and training the wider communications team on best practice and supply guidance materials as needed.

Skills and Experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, with demonstrable success across multiple B2C and B2B brands.
  • Creative design experience, featuring both in-house and agency credentials looking for the next step coming inhouse.
  • Excellent stakeholder, project and agency management experience.
  • Systems - creative software such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Canva, Website CMS, all office packages, particularly PowerPoint and social media channels.
  • Knowledge of paid channels such as Facebook and Google to advise on what works best from a design perspective e.g. developing paid adverts.
  • Ability to understand and interpret business priorities / strategy and purpose into creative design in the most appropriate medium.

What's In It For You

Here at Cadent, we are committed to supporting our employees to get the best out of themselves. For this role in particular we can offer:

  • Funding and support towards completing qualifications
  • Ample opportunity for progression within the business
  • Mentoring and guidance opportunities


Why Join Us

We offer a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle and support your well-being. These include:

  • Annual bonus 
  • Pension Scheme double matched up to a total of 18% of salary (i.e., employee contributions of up to 6%, double matched by a Cadent contribution of up to 12%)
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory days, and an option to buy more
  • Fantastic career development prospects with funded learning options, including support with exams, and internal and external learning and development 
  • Strong focus on supporting you as an individual including:
  • Flexible working
  • Strong commitments to ED&I
  • Generous family provision policies 
  • Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurance, and healthcare packages, plus much more
  • My Offers membership card - offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers
  • 2 paid volunteering days per year 
  • Free gym access at the Ansty office, as well as a Gympass' scheme providing free or heavily subsidised local gym memberships 


We want our employees to achieve a healthy work-life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it. Let us know about your flexibility requirements, whether that be reduced hours, remote working, flexible start/finish times, or compressed hours, and we will be more than happy to explore what's possible for the role.


Diversity and Inclusion

Don't meet every single requirement listed? 


Understanding, learning, and celebrating what makes us different, as well as what we have in common, is good for us as individuals and enables us to work better together as one team. Cadent is committed to being an equitable and diverse employer that fosters an inclusive culture for all our employees, therefore, all our employment decisions are assessed based on qualifications, merit, and business need. So, if you're excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification mentioned, we would still love for you to submit your application - You may just be the right person for this role or other opportunities at Cadent.


As a recognised Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to champion inclusion in the workplace and ensure to provide an environment that is accessible to all and supports individuals throughout their journey with Cadent. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process. 


We place great importance on equity, diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our employee communities Women in Cadent, Pride at Work (LGBTQ+), Embrace (ethnicity and religion), Thrive! (disability) and the Cadent Military Community can't wait to welcome you! 


Circle Back Initiative

As an active and proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we aim to ensure that all candidates receive a response to their application, regardless of the outcome. 

We will be receiving applications until the specified date above, though Cadent retains the right to close this vacancy early without prior notification, so it is advisable to complete your application at your earliest convenience. 


Be part of something big. Help shape the future of gas for generations to come.


What's next?

To be considered for this role, please submit your application with an up-to-date CV and our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch soon.
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