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WORLD CHALLENGE We’re recruiting a Designer to join our ambitious marketing team and help us tell our story

We need an open minded, collaborative and resourceful team player ready to get stuck in with creative thinking across all channels, online and offline, in projects that will harness good design to help us work smarter and appeal more. We’re on a global journey and in the business of transformative adventures for young people. Get involved.

FACT BOX Role Designer Hours 37.5 hours per week, permanent contract Work base HQ, High Wycombe Reporting to Head of Global Marketing Salary £ on request Benefits Opportunity to travel on expedition, charity days, inspiration days, no shortage of socials, access to extensive discounts, savings and benefits

Who we are We create powerful life experiences that spark greater possibility. We believe that people can live in bubbles that limit them, be it digital noise, fear, cotton wool or ignorance. Our organisation’s role is to facilitate powerful experiences that spark learning and growth, so that people see greater possibility in the world. We’re an ambitious, successful organisation driven to deliver these transformative adventures for our team and our customers. We’ve got an ambitious 5 year vision and we’ve all got a part to play in delivering it.

What make us different We’re truly global

Our values matter

Working in partnership with schools, students and communities all over the world, we recruit high potential talent that has an appreciation of the value of diversity. We take students of over 45 nationalities overseas to over 40 destinations, working out of two major offices in High Wycombe, UK and Melbourne, Australia with growing hubs in Toronto, California & Boston, Dubai, Johannesburg and Auckland.

We connect with ambitious, curious people who join us because they believe in what we do and how we do it. We recognise the power of one and the strength of a team. We live by a set of values that drive us:

#Think differently #Stretch ourselves #Be smart #Enjoy it together We speak up and out loud on things that matter to us, from ending orphanage tourism and promoting animal welfare, to reducing plastic consumption.

Designer Job Description

Your impact We are looking for a hands-on, naturally collaborative designer and marketing executive to join our team. We’re highly productive, creative and ambitious as a small team servicing the offline and digital needs of all our global markets. The work you do will be intrinsic to our success. Your role looks set to include…


Design Design and Project Management of our print and digital collateral Artworking and print management Brief and source creative freelancers to support the production of marketing assets


Marketing By developing a deeper understanding of our different markets with their business challenges, you’ll help design, execute and analyse campaigns to attract new schools A way with words to craft engaging content across all channels Support the development of our website and digital presence


Day-to-day Servicing our business units and departments, adapting and evolving existing marketing materials Handling supplier relationships like our digital agency and printing houses

Who we’re looking for •

Passionate and talented graphic designer – bursting with creative energy, comfortable across print and digital. It’s a bonus if you have some animation skills

Experienced proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), some experience working with CMS like WordPress and email marketing programs like Dotmailer

Collaborative, resourceful and proactive team player who can inspire and influence others

We have global communication challenges and we’re going to grow, so genuine interest in any of these is a value add: communications, social media, e-marketing and how tech can help us deliver more

If you believe in the power of young people, have an adventurous nature, have an environmental conscience and know what the UN SDGs are, that’s a BIG bonus

Team’s mission Our little marketing team punches well above it’s weight, supporting our global markets to deliver on our vision. We’re storytellers, shaping the growth of our brand both internally and externally. Every interaction with World Challenge should support and energise people to be brave and think bigger. Inspiring action and influencing change, we’re here to keep the brand current and drive the energy of our global community forward through powerful and practical design. Reporting to Ali, our Global Head of Marketing, you’ll work alongside Sarah, our in-house designer and Iz, our video and socials guru. We also work with a number of partners and freelancers to bring specialist skills on board and get the job done.

You? our Designer

Sarah our Designer



our Global Managing Director

our Global Head of Marketing

Iz our Video & Social Creator

I first joined World Challenge nearly 10 years ago as an Expedition Planner. It was the most incredible job, I spent so much time travelling overseas and was exposed to an amazing amount and variety of responsibilities. I found huge opportunities for ability and growth here. I’ve now held roles in Product, Sales, Operations and Senior Management. I truly believe we nurture and value talent. Ali, Global Head of Marketing

Designer & Marketing Executive Job Description

What it’s like to work with us Lots of our employees share a real commitment to what we do. We’re youthful in spirit, ambitious and driven. Loving the work we do, we’re invested, open to going above and beyond in our roles. We also respect personal growth, your time outside of work and have a lot to offer as part of our working culture.

Life at World Challenge includes…

Managers invested in you

Charity days

We believe we get the most out of our people when we support their passion and ambition. We are committed to supporting your development through training, experience and flexibility.

You get 2 paid days a year to support the charity of your choice. Be it a sponsored fundraiser or volunteering. Last year we restored a sensory garden for a Mencap centre in Maidenhead. Our charity of the year is

Travel opportunities If you love what we do, get involved! There are opportunities to complete our leader training courses and open up the opportunity to travel on an expedition with one of our teams. Be inspired first hand

Cashback & discounts We’re part of a bigger group of specialist brands and access generous rewards through our gateway. Think cashback and offers on everything from supermarkets shops to the high street.

Get on the road We want everyone to know what working with our students and schools feels like, so everyone is invited to attend some of our pre-departure workshops and promotional evenings, hosted at local client schools.

Socials big and small We run a conference to kick off the start the new school year and we wholly embrace Christmas festivities. Then we’ve got dozens of off the cuff get togethers from BBQs (come rain or shine), doughnuts, fish and chip Fridays. Get involved

Penguin awards

A super chilled office

We celebrate our people. When someone goes above and beyond, peers and managers alike can publically award penguins. Once a month we get together to hear about someone’s recent travels, grab a beer and listen to the penguins.

It’s a casual dress code here so no need for suits. We’ve got free tea and toast, a cool courtyard and underground parking.

We LOVE penguins!

Ready to

apply? If this excites you, we’re excited to receive your application Send us an email with the following… An inspiring covering letter. Strip this right back. Tell us why we want you, not the next guy Your CV. Give us a sense of where you’re coming from Your design portfolio. Give us an insight into your work so far


If you’re successful, you’ll be invited to interview at our office in High Wycombe If you want to talk, call us try Ali Stanger-Leathes on 07969 472967

Application deadline Monday 9th July 2019

Designer Job Description  

We’re recruiting a Designer and Marketing Manager to join our ambitious marketing team and help us tell our story. We need a open minded, c...

Designer Job Description  

We’re recruiting a Designer and Marketing Manager to join our ambitious marketing team and help us tell our story. We need a open minded, c...