The Conservation Fund is a top American nonprofit that saves special outdoor places. For 25 years, our small and savvy team has helped protect more than 6.5 million acres of parks, wildlife habitat, community spaces, historic places and more. We're a smart, energetic group of people who treat land conversation as our business - working effectively to get roughly 100 conservation projects done every year. Because we believe that a healthy economy and a healthy environment go hand-in-hand, we also invest in sustainable small business, train conservation leaders, and help communities plan for growth. For more on the Fund, see: www.conservationfund.org.
We're looking for a creative and highly motivated Design Manager to design, develop and manage digital and some print materials that colorfully and consistently tell The Conservation Fund's story. The Design Manager plays a critical role on a four-member team, reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications. This is an exciting opportunity to help the Fund transition from print to online storytelling, involving extensive use of photos and graphics, with some video. This position calls for someone who works well independently and as part of a team, with an eye for visual storytelling, attention to detail, high energy and a sense of humor. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is required. Solid understanding of the entire Adobe Creative Suite is preferable. Willingness to master new skills, including video editing/production using Final Cut Pro and some familiarity with our Drupal-platform website, is also desirable.
Qualified candidates have at least 3 years of relevant experience, including online photo and graphics research and editing, interactive media design, print design and project management. This position is located at The Conservation Fund's headquarters in Arlington, Va.
--Research, edit and design online photos and graphic elements
--Develop and manage the Fund's collection of images
--Oversee outsourced materials (annual report, quarterly newsletter) for digital and print
--Manage production of and provide creative direction for the Fund's marketing materials
--Provide creative direction for the migration of information from print to online
--Work closely with the Fund's online content manager to package information for different audiences
--Work closely with outside writers to marry visual elements with text
How to Apply: Qualified candidates should email their resume with cover letter and salary requirements directly to: careers(at)conservationfund.org. Be sure to include the title of the position in your email's subject line.