Junior Graphic Designer

Job No: 98919
Location: Alexandria

  • Bring your graphic design skills and creative flair to this entry-level design support role.
  • Great opportunity to get your foot in the door of one of the most prestigious names in the wine industry.
  • Attractive remuneration plus super, wine allowance and free, secure car park. 

About the Organisation

Samuel Smith & Son is a respected, family owned fine wine merchant established in 1923. The business services the liquor industry of Australia with a blue chip portfolio of national and international wines, spirits and premium ales. Samuel Smith & Son embrace and promote a philosophy of knowledge, service and friendship.

Currently, Samuel Smith & Son have branches in all Australian states and territories with their head office being located in Adelaide.

About the Opportunity

Samuel Smith & Son is now on the lookout for their newest National Publishing Service (NPS) team member. An opportunity exists for a Graphic Design Support & Administration professional to join the Alexandria, Sydney office on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the National Publishing Service Manager, you’ll be responsible for performing administrative / reception duties and completing design work.

More specifically, some of your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Responding to phone, oral and written requests for information and directing communications as required;
  • Booking in design jobs, and managing the booking sheet and NPS request forms;
  • Completing design work for NPS products, on time and on demand;
  • Liaising with all Area, Sales and State Managers on an ongoing basis, to ensure standards are being maintained to customers' expectations; and
  • Performing data entry, updating and maintaining NPS workflow statistics, and performing other administrative duties as required.

Samuel Smith & Son is seeking candidates with a Degree or Advanced Certificate in Design (or close to completing), as well as familiarity with the Adobe Create Suite (in particular with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator). Competency in the use of Excel, or ability to quickly learn this program, is required.

As you will be the first point of contact for customers, it's essential you be friendly and sociable, with clear communication skills, a focus on customer service and a professional phone manner.

This role will be well suited to someone with some graphic design experience, however recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. You'll be keen to enter the corporate world and have a desire to learn from experienced professionals.

This is an autonomous role working within a small team. As such, you will need to be able to work both independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues. You'll be proactive yet willing to ask for help when needed, and won't hesitate to roll up your sleeves and jump into any task at hand to assist both customers and your team. Adaptable and organised, you’ll thrive within this fast-paced and diverse workplace, effectively managing competing priorities and meeting set deadlines.

Wine industry experience is not essential.

About the Benefits

This is an incredible opportunity to get your foot in the door of a well-established and highly reputed organisation within the wine industry. You'll have the chance to develop your skills and launch your career in design while being supported by an encouraging manager and hardworking, yet easy going, team.

Samuel Smith & Son is committed to investing in your personal and professional growth, and as such, you'll benefit from genuine career development opportunities and the chance to experience a broad range of services within design. 

Your commitment and hard work will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package, commensurate with skills and experience, alongside a generous wine allowance. Free, secure onsite parking is also available, and the office is close to public transport.

In addition, you'll be encouraged to bring a fresh perspective to the team, with your design style and ideas listened to by senior team members.

Ready to launch your career with an established industry leader? Apply Now!

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