The National Office of The ALS Association is recruiting an Associate Creative Director who will report to the Vice President, Communications. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Vice President, Communications, to develop and maintain a clear brand Identity to communicate effectively with external stakeholder groups. Additionally, this person will assist with the creation of creative materials for campaigns on varied communication channels, including the website, email, and social media. This position is based in the Washington, D.C. National Office of The ALS Association.
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the conception, design, and execution of high-caliber design solutions for integrated, cross-channel initiatives.
Create marketing collateral including infographics, email copy, social/digital ads.
Manage production of Digital and print materials including Research ALS Today, Association print newsletter, annual report.
Develop brochures, infographics, fact sheets and other collateral materials.
Ensure consistency of tone/style.
Manage Brand identity. Create and maintain brand style guide, toolkits, templates and other brand materials.
Create and manage logos and logo lockups across the organization.
Maintain a thorough understanding of cutting-edge web design and advertising trends.
Convey a professional and positive image that reflects favorably on The ALS Association.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field along with four to six years of professional web/print/digital design experience working in a creative function. Preferably in a nonprofit environment.
Prefer knowledge and experience working on a Development team, specifically on campaigns and communications geared towards donors, constituents and other internal and external audiences.
Excellent written and verbal communications skilled required.
Demonstrated proficiency Photoshop, Illustrator and other creative tools.
Attention to detail, organization-skills, and ability to adapt and maintain flexibility with work assignments highly desired.
Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
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The ALS Association is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
he ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. As the preeminent ALS organization, The Association leads the way in research, patient and community services, public education, and advocacy — giving help and hope to those facing the disease. The Association’s nationwide network of chapters provides comprehensive patient service...s and support to the ALS community. The mission of The ALS Association is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.