Communications & Graphic Design Specialist

Location: Washington DC Metro area
Type: Full-time
Industry: Non-profit

Job Description

Our client is a member association in the Washington, DC metro area who represents professionals in specialized women’s healthcare and education. They are seeking a Communications & Graphic Design Specialist to join their team.  This position requires flexibility, good judgment, the ability to communicate a point of view that accurately represents the association, experience updating websites and managing social communications with digital technology, and strong, professional writing/editing skills. 

Responsibilities include but a not limited to the following:

  • Promoting the association and its mission by coordinating, implementing, and assessing the organization’s communications strategy
  • Major activities include:
    • Handling of all social media accounts and website updates
    • Promoting and marketing the meetings of the organization
    • Promoting membership, educational offerings, and advocacy efforts
    • Drafting and sending email communications
    • Writing/editing content for newsletters and meetings
    • Maintenance of an annual communications calendar

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of professional communications expertise required
  • Advanced social media expertise required
  • Track record with design of websites required; WordPress knowledge required
  • Knowledge of health care issues is desirable, as is experience in a membership-based organization
  • Experience with tools and technologies to effectively manage projects from start to finish.  Must have the ability to multitask
  • Experience working on projects and events ranging in size and level of detail that require development of integrated communication materials
  • Proven track record with deadlines and time management
  • Experience with Google analytics, Adobe Suite, Canva, photography, and video a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, top notch customer service (internal and external) with ability to interact with individuals at all levels
  • Required computer proficiency includes: social media management tools such as Hootsuite, database programs, email marketing systems such as MailChimp, survey software, mid-level knowledge of HTML and WordPress

This position provides an excellent benefits package along with a competitive salary.

 For immediate consideration, please contact Liz Smith at or (843) 834-2921 or Mia Chisholm at or (301) 996-9275.