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Graphic Design & Digital Content Creator 23 May 2019

Wheelhouse NW

Wheelhouse Northwest provides strategic consulting and communications services for progressive candidates, advocates, organizations and businesses who share our dedication to important causes like economic fairness, social justice, and equality here in Oregon. We’re proud of our record helping our clients win elections, advance policy reforms, and educate the public on issues that impact our communities. A small team by design, we are selective about the projects we work on while providing a high level of service to our clients.

The Wheelhouse team is seeking a bright, creative graphic designer with an eye for great digital content, a knack for writing good copy, and good sense of humor. This position blends graphic design and digital marketing to assist our digital strategist and clients in a variety of ways. Some of the duties this position will cover (but is not limited to): creating digital graphics and branded print materials, developing social media content and content calendars, managing social media accounts, writing emails to supporter lists, updating website content, and more.

We believe in building a team that includes diverse voices from people of different backgrounds. If you share our progressives values and think you would be a good fit, we encourage you to apply.

Who are you? You are the type of person who…
Is passionate about progressive activism and causes.
Gets excited when you hear words like “rebranding” and “click-thru rate.”
Is a creative thinker and problem-solver.
Considers yourself to be a “detail person” or a “perfectionist,” and demands the best out of themselves.
Is smart, self-motivated, and able to work well with a team to meet tight deadlines.
Believes that by working together, we can make the world a better place.

Your skills and experience may include:
A couple years (2+) professional experience in a position related to branding, marketing, or
Training in graphic design, or proven relevant experience.
Ability to navigate basic HTML & CSS.
Fluent in using programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Fluent in using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Excellent writing skills and grammar at 280 characters and beyond.

Some additional experience that may help you be successful in this position, but is not required:
Experience using social media on behalf of a brand / organization.
Experience using a blast email platform, such as MailChimp.
Experience working for political causes.
Videography and/or video editing skills.
Photography skills.
Ability to create animated graphics / GIFs.

Downtown Portland
$42,000-$48,000 / yr plus benefits
Send a cover letter, resume, graphic design and writing samples samples (or link to portfolio) to lesley@wheelhousenw.com. Include the job title in the subject line of your email message. Qualified candidates may be asked to complete a skills exercise. Position open until filled, with preference given to resumes received by Friday, May 31, 2019.
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