The Brief:

Post 16 Participation are looking for a young graphic designer aged 16 – 25 years old, to design a new logo for their service. The logo will be used throughout their marketing and promotional material including social media, online, print, presentations and branded templates, i.e. letter headed paper.

The target audience for the clients marketing is: Schools, Young People, Youth Services Professionals and Parents / Carers.

The client is asking for designs that are:

  • Recognisable with the ability to clearly identify the programme
  • Bright
  • Have a non-commercial feel to them, yet be professional
  • Inspiring
  • Clear and bold
  • Use the words ‘Post 16 Participation’
  • Have an element of red in the design to link it to Bristol City Council

This is a paid opportunity worth £250 - £300 for the successful applicant.

Background to Post 16 Participation:

Post 16 Participation (P16P) is a section of Bristol City Council’s delivery to young people, ensuring all those aged 16 -19 have access to education, employment and training. Their role is to promote, encourage and track young people’s opportunities to participate in education, employment or training. Working with a number of different services and organisations, P16P oversee and manage a range of activities, including:

  • Identification of NEET (not in education, employment or training) young people
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Stakeholder consultation
  • Identify gaps in provision
  • Publishing an up to date offer for post 16 education
  • Supporting the development of Bristol Careers Strategy
  • Supporting NEET young people and those most at risk of NEET to participate and progress to further learning and employment with training, including through personalised support with support workers.
  • Manage and promote the post 16 directory

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter / email introducing yourself and explaining your ideas of the design, examples of your work should you have any, and between 2 - 4 initial ideas responding to the above brief.

Applications should be sent to [email protected]. Alternatively, you can send a hard copy of your application to Emily Bull, Creative Youth Network, The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG.

The deadline for applications is 10am on the Friday 1st March.

Applicants must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old and have the time to work with P16P over the next couple of months to fulfil the contract.

There is no necessary qualifications needed, but an intermediate to high skill level in graphic design required.

For further information:

If you’d like any further information about this opportunity or the brief please contact Emily Bull, Creative Producer on [email protected] or call 0117 9477948.