The Jr. Graphic Designer, Digital Advocacy
is a member of truth's Marketing Department, a 20-member team which directs all marketing initiatives for the organization truth campaign. This person directly reports to the Senior Advocacy Specialist with a dotted line report into our in-house creative studio comprising of our copywriting and design team.
We are seeking an individual that has a background that leans into issue advocacy and experience with high impact campaigns to raise awareness on critical youth prevention issues. Your creative style resonates across digital platforms including websites and social media, and you have some experience in motion arts and video development. You are detail-oriented, process-friendly and have the ability to work within tight timelines on multiple projects simultaneously. Please note, applications without a link to creative work(s) will not be considered.
Brainstorm and design compelling creative content for anti-tobacco advocacy campaigns (e.g., point-of-sale transactions, campuses going tobacco free, flavored tobacco products, etc.).
Recognize opportunities where graphic design will increase the likelihood that grassroots activists will take action and being able to turnaround creative on short notice when opportunities arise to launch quick activations and rapid responses based on the campaign.
Assist our design team in building and reproducing graphics for landing pages, ad/social content, and other interactive elements.
Marry copy with art that drives actions down truth's conversion funnel from initial sign-up to actual activation.
Assist in designing materials for print/on-the-ground activities such as poster-boards, merch, etc.
Ensure all creative is engaging and impactful, built around an emotional core but in line with truth campaign (@truthorange / thetruth.com) brand guidelines.
Other duties as needed.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree required
1-3 years' experience for another national nonprofit/cause-based organization such as truth campaign and/or agency with experience in digital media.
Portfolio of previous graphic design work.
History working as a graphic designer.
Experience with HTML5 ad design.
Strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite -- especially Photoshop/Illustrator.
Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects and short deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively and be open to creative feedback.
The ability to work independently and efficiently on concurrent projects and with internal staff and outside partners/vendors is a requirement.
Non-profit/issue advocacy experience is a desired.
Salary is commensurate with experience with EXCELLENT
Interested candidates should submit a resume with salary history, and cover letter here
Mail application materials to:
Attn: Jr. Graphic Designer, Digital Advocacy
900 G Street, NW, Fourth Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 454-5597
No telephone calls please.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability.