College Internship Program Graphic Designer in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Graphic Designer Marketing – Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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Department Marketing

Employment Type Full Time

Compensation DOE

Full Time with great benefits!

The College Internship Program (CIP) is a comprehensive postsecondary transition program for young adults on the Autism Spectrum, with Asperger’s, ADHD and other Learning Differences. Our Mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults can build happy and productive lives.

The CIP National Office is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer to support and implement the branding, marketing, and communications initiatives for the College Internship Program (CIP) and its affiliated programs. This role requires a strategic mindset, a flexible attitude, and a willingness to learn and expand upon marketing and social media trends in the special education industry.

The Graphic Designer will report to the Senior Marketing Coordinator, but will work hand in hand in crafting and supporting the graphic design and strategic marketing initiatives for the company’s various internal and external campaigns. The role will strengthen CIP’s image and reputation while expanding reach, improving awareness, and driving engagement via various digital initiatives, both paid and organic. The candidate should be able to take brand ownership and elevate the quality of print and digital assets. The most successful CIP staff members have a strong commitment to our core values of teamwork, respect, growth, and community.

Responsibilities:

Graphic Design & Brand Management

  • Organize, manage, and create visual elements for print and digital assets and advertising (graphics, photography, video)

  • Create & manage print project processes and define budget constraints

  • Think creatively and collaborate with various stakeholders on engaging campaigns for a variety of audiences

Support various marketing efforts including, but not limited to

  • SEO/SEM

  • Social Media

  • Email & Event Marketing

  • Web Development & Content Creation

  • Data Management Support & Analytics

  • Third Party Website Listings

Support marketing, website, and design projects for Spectrum Playhouse & Good Purpose Gallery

Skills, Education and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Multimedia, Marketing, or related field

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Advanced knowledge and use of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere)

  • Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, time management and organizational skills

  • Experience with social media platforms, Google Analytics & Adwords, social media advertising, wordpress

  • Knowledge of printing process

  • Knowledge of Learning Differences and/or Autism Spectrum a plus

  • Ability to travel preferred

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume, salary expectation, cover letter, and website, or portfolio with examples of your graphic design work.