Hearst UK


Job Added: 16 July 2019
Applications Close: 15 August 2019
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: hearst.co.uk

The Details

We at Hearst Live passionately believe in the power of live experiences in our audience’s lives.

Having seen significant growth across this sector for Hearst and Hearst Liv¬e we are looking to recruit passionate industry leading professionals from the social media, PR, digital and experiential sector who will be part of a growing team within a leading global media company.

By bringing to life our brands we strive to create live experiences that enable, inspire and excite our valued audiences and clients so they can deeply engage with the Hearst brands and audiences.

Hearst Live is the award-winning live events and experiential division of Hearst UK. Creating live experiences for our iconic media brands and their audiences such as Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards, Esquire Townhouse, Elle Weekender, Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year, Women’s Health Live. We also work directly with brands to develop one-off and bespoke experiential campaigns. Recent examples include the Timberland Studio and the Lancôme Big Summer Party.

The Role

As an integral part of the Hearst Live Team this role will ensure that we maintain and develop the highest quality creative and design in order to create award winning, industry leading live experiences for our audiences and clients. We are looking for someone who is full of exciting, conceptual ideas, but is also a stickler for design execution and detail.

Design & Creative

• Responsible for assisting the Design and Creative team on day to day tasks across all Hearst Live events and experiences
• Working with the Design Manager to design and develop all branding, print material and collateral for current projects from small to large formats
• Develop designs for websites, social assets and other digital marketing formats
• Take ownership of projects from idea conception to artwork delivery
• Provide technical assistance to guide the Design Assistant and the wider team for InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
• Working closely with the Design Manager to manage and maintain workflows on a daily basis to ensure a smooth-running team
• Working closely with the Events Team and Design and Production Manager to deliver projects to the highest possible standards
• Develop concepts and designs for our experiential team, and help to develop new business
• Integration of ideas into the wider team
• Design of presentations for internal teams and new business pitches
• Maintain brand consistency across all Hearst brands with the ability to translate across events and experiences.
• Attend client meetings in conjunction with the Design Manager; contribute to meetings and take notes where necessary
• Assist at events and attend event builds where necessary
• Assist the Design Manager to maintain and improve workflow processes


• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Confidence and passion when articulating creative work
• Skilled in Adobe CC, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; After Effects / animation is a bonus
• Ability to visualise and mock-up ideas is essential
• Ability to visualise 3D space is a bonus i.e. Sketch-Up
• Excellent knowledge of powerpoint
• Excellent knowledge of print and artwork processes; ability to create print-ready artwork and proof artwork from external suppliers
• Ability to scamp ideas before design a bonus
• Ability to follow, interpret and build upon brand guidelines
• Ability to meet fast-paced deadlines
• Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multitask
• Approachable, helpful and thrives in a supporting role
• Proactive, resourceful and self-motivated

About You

• A team player who has a proven ability to collaborate, initiate and develop brands, people and projects
• Willingness to contribute to new business opportunities and proposals
• Enthusiastic and driven individual who is passionate about design, events and live experiences
• Openness to share and discuss thoughts on Hearst Live work as well as

How to apply