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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Feed My Starving Children - Graphic Designer

Function:
This position will design marketing and communications materials, including print and electronic pieces and basic multi-media, to effectively tell Feed My Starving Children’s (FMSC) story and share its mission, and will collaborate with the Marketing team on strategies and act as a liaison to other departments.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design print and electronic marketing and communications materials, observing FMSC quality standards and guidelines; obtain final approval from supervisor and, if necessary, National Marketing Director.
  • Produce and edit basic multi-media, such as Prezi and PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Maintain FMSC’s photo library and all files, databases, resources and materials related to areas of work.
  • Assist in overseeing FMSC brand compliance and update materials as necessary for highest quality brand assurance.
  • Communicate with vendors to obtain bids and coordinate the production of marketing materials.
  • Coordinate assembly and distribution of marketing materials to FMSC sites as requested / directed.
  • Collaborate with Marketing team to brainstorm and plan strategy and creative approach.
  • Act as liaison and project lead to internal departments for assigned marketing and communications needs.
  • Research and stay abreast of new and/or cost-effective tools, and learn new technology and platforms as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • Commitment to support, promote and authentically communicate about FMSC’s Christian mission and goals.
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or other related field (or equivalent experience) AND at least 2 years of experience with print and electronic design in communications or marketing-related environment.
  • Advanced competencies with graphic design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite - Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop), multi-media platforms (e.g. Final Cut, Prezi, DropBox, Lightroom, etc.), social media functions, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent creative abilities, written and verbal communication skills, and sound judgment.
  • Self-starter; ability to work well independently and under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship-building, and collaboration skills; ability to work in a team environment, accept feedback, and act as a liaison to other departments.
  • Schedule: Salaried position. Workweek is generally Monday - Friday during daytime business hours.
  • Supervisor: Communications Manager
To Apply:
  • Email cover letter, resume and a link to your online portfolio to hr@fmsc.org, noting “Graphic Designer” & your first & last name in the email subject line.
  • Position is open until filled.
  • Applicants invited for an interview will be asked to provide a full portfolio at the time of the interview.