Staff Openings

HIRING: Director, Graphic Design and Communications


First Focus on Children is currently seeking a graphic designer to be a part of a three-person communications team, who will also work closely with our grassroots, development, and policy staff. The work will include a wide range of projects, including social media graphics, decks, print collateral, event and campaign materials, digital ads, and more. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing organization to promote children’s domestic and international policy issues.

Responsibilities

  • Design and produce a range of materials, including presentations, one-pagers, campaign graphics, social media graphics, and brand templates.
  • Effectively translate written content into compelling visual design and campaigns
  • Work within, and simultaneously push forward the First Focus on Children and First Focus Campaign for Children visual identity.
  • Push projects with a great deal of autonomy and in collaboration with communications, grassroots, and policy staff.
  • Conceptualize and execute event and campaign design.
  • Interest in supporting and promoting children’s policy issues with policymakers and the public.
  • Work with others on the communication team with respect to media and website content and design.

Skills & Competencies

  • At least 2-3 years of experience creating graphic content for both print and digital platforms
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro), Canva, or other equivalent design programs.
  • Experience with video editing and production is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under time constraints as well as juggle multiple projects at once.
  • Can work well with others and across a growing team of child advocates and reach consensus.

About the role

Full-time primarily remote position with a starting salary of $50,000 with lots of opportunity for growth.

To apply for this position – please send resume, cover letter and 2-3 samples of your work to jobs@firstfocus.org