Current Vacancies


Salary: £25,000 + commission (dependent on experience)

Selling digital marketing and design solutions through a range of services, including graphic design, branding, websites and interpretation we are looking for the following in the successful candidate:

• Be ambitious, energetic and a self-starter
• Have a proven track record in sales, and be confident in closing sales
• Possess outstanding interpersonal and networking skills
• Able to identify and develop new business opportunities
• Capable of representing the business at a senior level
• Have a full driving licence and their own transport

This post is based in Dumfries, and regular travel is expected to generate business. To apply you should submit your application by email to attaching a CV and a statement of no more than 200 words as to why you are interested in the post


Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 (dependent on experience)

With at least 2 years design experience and bags of creativity, you’ll be comfortable designing for both digital and print projects. You’ll be used to taking design briefs from initial concept through to completion and will have the ability to manage workloads to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. You’ll be fluent using the Adobe Creative Suite and will also be expected to understand social media set-up, management and running campaigns both internally and for clients.

We want to see an impressive portfolio showing examples of both digital and print design. Please apply to enclosing a CV and links to your portfolio.

The closing date for applications for these vacancies is 11th January 2019

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Working for BDS

The BDS Group is a progressive company with growing opportunities in the world marketplace of metadata provision.

Based in attractive offices in Dumfries, Scotland, BDS’s core activity is the creation of metadata on books, DVD, music, games and downloadable content. This data is used in the library, retail and trade, publishing and agency sectors. It is a growing commercial field where opportunities are opening as digital technology expands.

Related activity within The BDS Group includes IT and web technology, and design for web and print.

Working for The BDS Group offers the opportunity for employees to be involved in a dynamic business with expanding career opportunities. We are always open to approaches from people with the right credentials and the vision to take our business forward or to improve efficiencies within our current setup.

We have roles in Sales, Cataloguing, Annotating and Data Editing, Programming and Systems Analysis, Publisher Liaison, Web and Media Design.

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Our Values

The BDS Group recognises that people are our most valuable resource. Our teams consist of highly motivated individuals who have a high level of attention to detail and are passionate about the quality of what they produce while the diversity of our teams and individuals bring new ideas and perspectives to the fore-front. The BDS Group believes in supporting its people to achieve continued personal development.