Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant



Covenant House Vancouver is the premier provider of residential and support services for our city’s homeless youth, and we are growing! You will be joining a team of dedicated and committed  individuals whose mission is to help at-risk young people move off the streets and on to independence.

Job Overview

The Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant is a creative professional who will develop, design and deliver communications and marketing assets that support the strategic objectives of the organization with a primary focus on creative production for Marketing and Fundraising initiatives. They will also support in the day-to-day tasks of the Communications and Marketing team.

With a multidisciplinary skill set, including graphic design, photography, and digital communications, this role is suited to someone who seeks a variety of experiences and is creative and adaptable.

Responsibilities & Duties

Graphic Design

  • Develops overall layout and production design for a variety of print and digital collateral such as: print and online ads, brochures, newsletters, annual reports, website homepage headers, email templates, etc.
  • Occasionally creates illustrated artwork for print/digital collateral, as needed
  • Takes photos at events and on an as-needed basis to provide quality visual assets for various departments within the organization.
  • Organizes and manages the Communications and Marketing team’s content library
  • Ensures organization brand standards are met for all creative works

Marketing

  • Collaborates in cross-departmental teams for projects requiring graphic design or marketing/communications
  • Creates engaging content (copywriting and visual assets) for digital communications pieces: social media, blog, e-newsletters, e-appeals, etc.
  • Consolidates quantitative and qualitative data to produce marketing reports that are visually appealing and effective in communicating necessary data
  • Performs other duties as required

Required

  • Graphic Design degree or diploma
  • Experience working with commercial printing houses
  • Skilled using graphic design software (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Experience with social media management
  • Experience with designing reports and data visualization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology and software
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends

Would be an asset

  • Experience with Marketing and Advertising projects
  • Familiarity with Hootsuite or another social media management platform
  • Familiarity with WordPress and Mailchimp
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and Luminate Online
  • Experience with video editing and production
  • Comfort with data analysis and working with quantitative metrics

We Love what we do and try to make a difference everyday. Covenant House Vancouver offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package and excellent opportunity for training and career advancement. If you are looking to join a place where we have a purpose and aim to achieve positive outcomes, please join us by applying.

Covenant House Vancouver celebrates equality and diversity in the workplace. Our commitment is to ensure equity in employment, and we affirm and welcome applicants from all backgrounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and age, except as prescribed by law.

 

 

Position Start Date

As soon as possible

 

Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled