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Graphic Designer
Summary
Title:Graphic Designer
ID:132876
Department:Communications and Marketing
Location:Washington, DC
Description
Organizational Overview
The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America’s health care organizations that deliver mental health and substance use disorder treatment and services. Together with our 3,400 member organizations serving more than 10 million adults, children and families living with mental illnesses and substance use disorders, the National Council is committed to all Americans having access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery.

The National Council is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and commit ourselves to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.


Position Summary

This position is contingent upon award of a grant.

The National Council seeks a talented and creative junior or mid-level graphic designer who will work within the design department of the Marketing and Communications team to elevate the National Council brand.

Under the guidance of the Art Director, the designer will directly collaborate with the Policy and Practice Improvement teams, and other relevant departments, to promote the organization’s strategic partnerships. Collaboration may extend to Mental Health First Aid — the National Council’s groundbreaking public education program — and other stakeholders at all levels to ensure new and existing campaigns maintain brand consistency across all communication channels.

This role demands effective design skills for a wide range of marketing materials, including digital campaigns (infographics, site assets, social shares, sales packages, PowerPoint presentations) and print (fliers, one-pagers, posters, promotions, toolkits, manuals). The role requires high emotional intelligence and the ability to prioritize relationship building across a diverse and multi-faceted organization. The ideal candidate will be positive, self-motivated, detail-oriented and possess a passion for the field.


Responsibilities
  • Administer and maintain National Council brand standards
  • Design digital and print materials for internal and external marketing projects, including but not limited to infographics, fact sheets and one-pagers, brochures and newsletters, presentation materials, data visualizations, site assets and email marketing campaigns
  • Execute the entire process of all projects as assigned, from concept to final product. Work with outside vendors such as photographers, multimedia professionals and printers as needed.
  • Assist teams with exploration and ideation during all branding phases
  • Conduct photo and art research, and maintain brand assets, including identity guidelines, templates, logos and stationery system
  • Serve as an in-house PowerPoint resource to create new or edit existing high-end presentations
  • Effectively manage multiple projects at one time and communicate expectations and deadlines
  • Process and reconcile feedback from multiple stakeholders while communicating and educating team members on rational design choices
  • Adapt to quickly changing workflows while managing many projects and deadlines simultaneously

Qualifications
• 1-3 years of professional graphic design experience
• Bachelors degree
• Expertise in Adobe Creative (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), as well as Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint on Mac and PC platforms
• Organized, focused and detail- and deadline-oriented
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to articulately deliver presentations and the story behind design choice
• Collaborative/teamwork attitude and skills a must
• Strong digital skills a plus, including knowledge of or proficiency in Adobe XD, Spark, Sketch or web prototyping tools
• Familiarity with Asana project management and Marketo email marketing programs a plus

General Competencies
  • Creative Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Flexibility

This position is contingent upon award of a grant.

National Council is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – All 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.

National Council uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security at 888-897-7781 or visitwww.dhs.gov/everify.
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National Council is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - All 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.

National Council for Behavioral Health uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security at 888-897-7781 or by visiting www.dhs.gov/everify

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