Design and Cartography Officer

— 25th July 2017

  • Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Company: Aylesbury Vale District Council
  • Salary: £26,028 to £29,304
  • Closing Date: 11/08/2017

About the Role


As the Council’s Design and Cartography Officer, you will be responsible for creating artwork for the Council’s social media and all illustrative materials within the Communications and Marketing team. The post holder will also be responsible for maintaining map based records and producing all maps, plans and all illustrative materials for our Forward Plans team.

As a skilled designer, the role holder will generate creative ideas which are able to support present and potential commercial opportunities, assisting officers on the development and delivery of materials at a local, regional, national and professional level. You will also support our Forward Plans team in the development of all materials in relation to planning including production of maps using your cartography knowledge.

We recognise that our success lies within our people so if you have the ambition, skills and experience we are looking for, you are inspired by our vision and you believe you can make a difference we’d love to hear from you.

About You

You will be a creative and innovative marketing professional who is passionate about design and is looking for a varied and exciting role within a forward thinking organisation.  You will work across two teams within the Council, supporting both our Marketing and Communications, and Forward Plans teams giving design and cartography support.

You will be a confident communicator who enjoys working with both internal and external stakeholders, providing advice to senior team members.  The post holder will maintain a strong awareness of all new digital trends to produce new and imaginative design which support the organisation’s commercial aspirations.

About Us

Aylesbury Vale District Council, is at the forefront of changing the way that local authorities work in the future. We have adopted a more commercial approach where we strive to generate income streams and find more cost effective ways of operating.

Our vision is to secure the economic, social, and environmental wellbeing of the area. Our aim is to create more business opportunities, so that ultimately we can ‘give back’ to the community. We already have success in providing extra home and garden services for sale to residents under the Limecart brand, and the business support services we offer under the Incgen brand.

We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic, family friendly place to work. We promote flexible working with many opportunities for learning and development, along with an attractive benefits package. We have a state of the art Head Office at The Gateway, with easy access and free parking.

As an ambitious council with a strong culture based on clearly defined values, underpinned by a Commercial Behavioural Framework, we are looking for enthusiastic, commercially minded, motivated people to be part of our team.

Location: Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Salary: £26,028 to £29,304

Contract: permanent

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