MIFA’s mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs. Our vision: Uniting the community through service. Our values are to welcome and respect all people, act with integrity, value individual initiative and ability, serve individuals and the community as an act of faith, and balance humanitarian goals with sound business practices.
To apply, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail to MIFA Human Resources, P. O. Box 3130, Memphis, TN 38173-0130.
Full-time, $20.00 to $22.60/hour
Posting date: April 30, 2013
Closing date: May 10, 2013
The graphic designer designs a wide variety of visual presentations and serves as steward of MIFA’s graphic identity, creating and maintaining a strong, dynamic, and unified graphic communication. This service is completed in collaboration with staff on an assortment of projects from conception to production while ensuring a consistent visual brand.
1. Bachelor’s degree required
2. Two years of graphic design job related experience required
3. Strong design skills using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required
4. Knowledge of printing and emerging technologies in new media
5. Knowledge of video and photographic technology and equipment
6. Ability to clearly present ideas and concepts
7. Ability to proofread and edit copy
8. Copy writing experience preferred
9. Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel proficiency required
10. Ability to work with a diverse base of external constituents
11. Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines
12. Social media and website development familiarity
Major Responsibility and Related Activities
Create graphic concepts, designs, and layouts within established budgets and timeframes for an array of campaign materials, reports, direct mail, and website.
a. Develop and produce effective direct mail solicitations, including the No-Go Gala and Holiday Cards, in conjunction with the Development Officer of Direct Mail and Individual Giving
b. Provide design layouts for the targeted campaigns including Circle of Hope and MIFA Champions
c. Develop and design graphics for all periodicals, annual reports, cards, and website graphics
d. Design and produce fliers, invitations and programs, signage, displays, forms, certificates, manuals, business cards, and website graphics
e. Design collateral material associated with special events including Feed the Soul, Day of Reflection and Service, ML King Day among others
f. Establish and meet deadlines for all design projects
g. Maintain archive of all printed material
Manage vendor relationships
- Secure competitive bids for all printing and selected photo and video projects
- Develop RFP, clearly establishing deadlines for bid presentation, artwork submission, receipt of proof, and delivery of job
- Maintain vendor records
Manage and provide photographic and video activities.
a. Recommend, plan, and handle photo and video opportunities, including production of new organizational multi-purpose presentation
b. Maintain accurate photo and video archive/database to ensure images can be easily searched and retrieved
c. Prepare photographic materials used in publications, exhibits, presentations, and website
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.
Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.
Our vision: Uniting the community through service.
Our mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs.