The Graphic Designer will design materials that align with the mission/vision of Project Worthmore (PWM) and our brand strategy. They are responsible for producing marketing materials appropriate for promoting the mission and vision of PWM, fundraising and community events, fundraising campaigns, development materials, and other items on an as-needed basis.
Reports to: Executive Director Works most closely with:Marketing + Events Director Status: Hourly; Part-time/non-exempt Hours:10 hours/week
Responsibilities Graphic Design and Branding
Work in conjunction with the Marketing + Events Director to conceptualize design strategy and design briefs for a variety of events, campaigns and ongoing communication initiatives.
Design digital materials included but not limited to web banners, social media images/banners, event and campaign logos, and webpage elements.
Provide an array of digital materials (files) appropriately designed for publishing to a variety of digital media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, e-newsletter, website, etc.
Design print materials included but not limited to event signage, annual report, brochures, invitations/cards, and print advertisements.
Design branded materials such as t-shirts, bags, etc.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously, proactively prioritizing when necessary.
Provide completed design projects by agreed upon deadline.
Tracking and Reporting
Work with Marketing + Events Director and Executive Director to determine critical marketing objectives and strategies, as well as develop a marketing timeline with critical dates, deadlines and action items.
Maintain and submit an accurate account of time by date and project to the Executive Director and Operations Director on a bi-weekly basis.
Coordinate with Marketing + Events Director to prioritize and develop workflow approval process for designs to meet the marketing calendar timeline.
Meet weekly with Marketing + Events Director to review current projects.
Meet monthly with entire Marketing + Communications team (Executive Director, Marketing + Events Director, Director of Operations, and others on an as-needed basis).
Manage and organize cloud-based storage of all marketing materials and share this material with appropriate staff/individuals when requested within a timely manner.
Candidate Profile Required
Commitment to Project Worthmore’s mission and values.
Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
Proven graphic design experience and expertise with graphic design software included but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite.
Self-directed and motivated.
Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and make decisions within the scope of assigned responsibilities.
Ability to collaborate with others, listen, and communicate relevant project information.
Ability to maintain confidentiality in relation to clients, staff and volunteer issues, and use discretion in communicating confidential information.
Ability to gather information and assess project needs rapidly and accurately.
Creative, versatile, and original ideas.
Ability to work with a wide range of media.
Experience within a multicultural environment.
Experience designing marketing and communication materials on sensitive topics (i.e., refugees).
Flexible to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job.
College degree in graphic design or related field.
Photography, videography, and post-production photo and video skills.
Please send resume and portfolio to Frank Anello (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Susie Lewis (email@example.com) by Sunday, December 31st, 2017 with the email subject “Graphic Designer”. We will be conducting interviews with candidates on Monday, January 8th, 2018.