Under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Digital Media, the Advocacy Design Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the design and development of the organization’s print and digital needs. This includes designing high-quality graphics primarily for advocacy purposes, including design support for AHIP’s coalitions, campaigns, and policy positions. Projects include but are not limited to layout of reports and documents, design of infographics, social media content and digital ads, and creation of graphics for several WordPress websites. The Advocacy Design Coordinator is an integral part of the Public Affairs and Strategic Communications team and provides creative solutions for design needs across the organization.
Assist Senior Manager, Digital Media on all projects including creation of graphics and other design content assets
Design and layout various assets and graphics for digital and social media engagement on a variety of key health care issues
Experience filming or editing digital video is a plus
Work with strategic communications team to develop and layout infographics for advocacy purposes
Assist in maintaining a consistent digital media brand and quality guidelines
Keeps track of current design assignments and provides regular reports on project status to manager and relevant teams
Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Excellent visual communicator; provides creative concepts for depicting important data points on key issues
Willingness and ability to work in both print and digital media to ensure integrated campaigns
Demonstrates knowledge of design principles in composition, typography, color theory, and brand adherence
Communicates deadlines effectively and works constructively with team members to ensure projects are completed on time
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
Ability to perform under deadline pressure
Ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills and willingness to take ownership for wide-ranging responsibilities to drive projects from concept to completion
Knowledgeable of the latest design trends and standards
Interest in and ability to learn pertinent health care topics
Must exercise superb judgment and demonstrate professionalism (reliability, appearance, and dependability)
Friendly and positive demeanor; team player who enjoys collaborating with colleagues
1-2 years of professional experience required
Experience using organizational skills in professional setting with particular regard to organized and structured digital file management
Track record of communicating effectively with individuals in a professional setting and from all areas in an organization
Strong computer and software skills (experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and MS Office required).
Experience in multimedia and understanding of HTML, CSS, and Wordpress a plus.
College degree in graphic design or related field required
3-5 design samples or link to digital portfolio required with application. Please submit at least one sample of print work, and one sample of digital work.
Significant Work Activities & Conditions:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods more than 4 consecutive hours in an 8-hour day
Keyboard use of greater or equal to 80% of the workday
Percent of Travel:
0 – 10%
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Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a protected veteran
Interested candidates must send resume, references and a cover letter that includes salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
ATTN: HR Dept/PAADC
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
South Building, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience
We have a budget of 37 million and a staff of 170 people. We represent over 1,300 companies that provide health care benefits to over 200 million people. We recently merged AAHP and HIAA into the new name of AHIP.