Design & Communications Assistant

New Sector Alliance

About the organization

Founded in 2000, New Sector Alliance is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit enterprise that provides consulting services and leadership development programming for the social impact sector with an emphasis on being future-ready. New Sector’s runs three types of Fellowship programs. The Residency in Social Enterprise and Summer programs match young social change agents with internships or jobs in the social sector while providing leadership development training. The Designing Your Success program helps workforce development organizations keep their training programs at pace with the opportunities and challenges presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the future of work. Our approach across programs is founded in empirical academic research and theories, drawing on disciplines spanning public policy, organizational behavior, economics, psychology, and the learning sciences.

Duties

The Design & Communications Assistant will:

Asset Design:
-Update program assets (e.g. PowerPoint presentations and facilitation guides) with new organizational branding
-Update our online presence (e.g. social media, new web pages, apps synced with our website) with new organizational branding
-Collaborate with program team to create engaging videos, gifs, and visualizations of our program impact
-Create, update, and iterate on design templates for program marketing assets (e.g. flyers, posters, banners, playing cards)
-Design quarterly MailChimp newsletters, including drafts of copy language
-Create infographics for social media posts

Website Design and Maintenance:
-Participate as a member of Fellowship program teams by translating programmatic updates and accomplishments into communications features for the website
-Develop and update web pages to meet organizational and programmatic marketing and recruitment needs
-Manage website updates and troubleshoot site functionality issues as they arise

Communications Management:
-Create and implement an organizational communications plan
-Oversee content curation for marketing assets, newsletters, and social media posts
-Send out MailChimp communications with the support and approval of the program teams
-Cover other duties as assigned

Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in Design or Graphic Arts and/or Web Development/Design Certification and three years of relevant experience
-Demonstrated experience with cloud-based applications, including Google Docs (including text, spreadsheets, slides, and forms) Google Drive, Google Sites, and Google Classroom
-Track record, and demonstrative portfolio, of high-quality graphic design (flyers, posters, handouts, newsletters)
-Expertise in website development, design, and maintenance
-Strong organizational skills, keen attention to details and demonstrated success in following through
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Proactive nature and comfort working in a fast-paced environment and juggling competing priorities under limited supervision
-Ability to prioritize and provide a self-directed approach to project management

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Send resume and a statement of interest to Program & Operations Director Marcia Mundt at [email protected]

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