Graphic Design Manager


The Graphic Design Manager is a new role to support Collen construction business development and leadership team in both Ireland and Europe. This role is responsible for supporting the Collen leadership teams in areas such as but not limited to, presentations, print advertisement, social media, events, web assets, digital presentations, and communication preparation.

The candidate will require proven experience in digital marketing and graphic design, particularly within the construction industry. The role requires a self-motivated, creative individual with a keen eye for aesthetics, customer-focus and demonstrates an ability to solve problems.

As a member of the Collen team, you have the opportunity to influence safety culture by demonstrating personal commitment, setting clear expectations, and effectively communicating safety policies. By consistently modelling safe behaviour, prioritising safety above productivity, and ensuring that all workers are supported to receive proper training and resources, you can foster an environment where safety is ingrained in every aspect of the company’s processes. Encouraging open communication, recognising, and rewarding safe behaviour, to further reinforce the importance of safety. By taking these steps, you can help create a culture where safety is a shared value and a top priority for all stakeholders involved in Collen projects.

Key Requirements:

  • 5 years marketing and graphic design management experience

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and time management skills

  • Intermediate to advanced level Adobe CS3 – Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Microsoft packages – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Interacts with management and co-workers to improve and enhance operational effectiveness in acongenial, cooperative and productive manner

  • Demonstrates organizational abilities by effectively handling multiple tasks, setting priorities

  • Innovative - takes a leadership position in adapting to and initiating change

  • Exhibits a strong work ethic – leads by example

  • Strives to perform beyond the minimum requirements of the position – takes sincere interest in the role and consistently initiates action to improve performance

  • Recognised as effective in lending assistance, resolving problems and supporting the company

  • Demonstrates support for company policy and initiatives in a positive manner

Key Responsibilities:

This is a full-time head office-based role in Dublin 3, reporting to the Head of Business Development the key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Work closely with the Marketing, Business Development and Proposals Departments

  • Creation and Management of the Corporate Identity Manual for all entities and locations of the business Co-ordinating material in programs including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, and MS Suite including PowerPoint

  • Work through a design process to create branded web, print, presentation and other design products

  • Fielding ideas and instructions from a variety of sources and, with guidance, interpret, organize, and present data in a graphic format from pre-concept through completion (print and/or electronic)

  • Assist in the design and execution of research reports and supporting materials

  • Working with the Marketing Department Facilitate campaigns and ensure marketing projects are followed through end-to-end

  • Assist in the creation of client presentations with– collection and coordination of information, design, typing, print and bind

  • Online – coordination and design of web/social media advertising creatives (HTML Knowledge desirable)

  • Communicate and manage relationships with external service providers

  • Assist in the development and curation of engaging content for social media platforms

  • Assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content

  • Any other tasks that may be incidental to the performance of this role and such other tasks as the employer may reasonably direct from time to time.

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