Graphic Designer for Child Development, US Office

Position Title: Graphic Designer for Child Development Team

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Status: Full-Time

Reports to: Global Partnerships Manager

Works closely with: Marketing and Communication Team, Child Development Team

Position summary: Back2Back is looking for a creative person to help visually share stories of orphaned and vulnerable children through excellent Graphic Design. Reporting to Back2Back’s Creative Director, you will produce a variety of deliverables including web content, email and social media graphics, magazines, apparel, rack cards, brochures, and training manuals. You may be asked to provide oversight for and review of other graphic designer’s work to ensure it is high quality and you will be an integral member of the Marketing and Communications team. Our goal is to tell the stories of the children Back2Back serves in an honoring and compelling way.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Assist as needed with organizational special events
  • Develop and maintain a team of ministry partners that fully fund the position
  • Balance workload while prioritizing time well to meet deadlines
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts while keeping with established branding guidelines
  • Prepare rough drafts and present your ideas
  • Provide oversight for members of graphic design team when asked
  • Work as part of a team with copywriters, designers, videographers, social media coordinators, directors, etc.
  • Develop and maintain a team of ministry partners that fully fund the position
  • Other duties as assigned

Required education and experience:

  • College degree in Graphic Design or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Proven graphic design experience
  • Demonstrable graphic design skill with a strong portfolio

Required Abilities:

  • Have a clear understanding of and commitment to Back2Back’s mission and vision.
  • Adhere to and share the Back2Back Statement of Faith, Cultural Values, and Standards of a Staff Member.
  • Travel to and work in third world environments
  • Design independently when given vision for project
  • Creativity, attention to detail, ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • High proficiency in all aspects of graphic design
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a creative team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) within the Mac OS environment, Google Apps, and Microsoft Office
  • Professionalism regarding time usage, working within a defined budget, and meeting deadlines
  • Work as a team player

This job description is intended to convey essential information about the scope and requirements of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, duties or responsibilities associated with the role. Staff may be assigned tasks other than those specifically listed in this description in order to further the goals of the role or of the organization

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Care for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.

Back2Back Ministries is an international Christian non-profit organization dedicated to being a voice for orphans. We exist to love and care for orphans and vulnerable children, by meeting their spiritual, physical, educational, emotional and social needs that they might overcome their life circumstances and break free from the cycle of generational poverty.

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