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Graphic Designer

Who are you?
The Graphic Designer is responsible for supporting The Calgary Drop-In Centre’s communications initiatives. Such activities include project and schedule management, design and development of communications materials, public relations materials, KINDNESS magazine, brochures, posters, signs and event management, direct mail, development of promotions and corresponding materials. Duties also include Webmaster oversight, including content management and implementation of site improvements. We are creative, progressive, open minded, and seek to hire people who are eager for possibilities.

The Job

  • Responsible for evolving our relationship management efforts via digital art, communications, and friendships
  • Uphold the vision, mission, goals, values and ethics of The DI
  • Assists in the strategic implementation of digital media such as Social Media, website, and advertising
  • Is a contributing member of a team that helps manage our relationships with donors, stakeholders, government funding agencies, media and volunteers as well as the public at large
  • Liaises with the I.T. department on technical and web projects
  • Oversees the tactical translation of digital media requests
  • Print Media management is an asset
  • Engages responsiveness from a broad spectrum of internal groups and has the ability to work cooperatively with each group to ensure finished products meets the strategic and tactical needs of the organization
  • Conducts oneself in a professional manner, is a trusted representative of The DI and the department of People, Culture & Community, and provides exceptional service to our clients, members of the community, and co-workers

Qualifications and Essential Skills

  • Demonstrable Design experience (Website and print portfolio)
  • Social Media Web integration experience an asset
  • Project/campaign work using Social Media
  • Polished communication skills

What we Offer
The Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society is an “Employer of Choice”, and afford each employee an opportunity to help make a real difference in our community, and more importantly in the lives of less privileged people.  We take great care in hiring the right people who fit, and who share our outlook on the value of people.

If you feel you qualify for this newly defined role, please apply with a cover letter outlining why we should hire you. We thank you in advance, not just for your interest in this role, but also for your passion and interest in the Calgary Drop-In Centre, and the helping profession as a whole.

WHAT IS KINDNESS?

It’s a friendly hello and a disarming smile. It’s a firm handshake or a warm hug. Its the reassuring pat on the back that follows proud words of encouragement. It’s treating everyone with compassion, dignity and respect.

Its forgiveness. Its generosity. Its empathy and understanding. Its doing a good deed for someone who can never return the favour. Its authenticity, love and inclusivity.

Kindness isn’t just something you do – it’s a way of being. And not just when you think someone is watching, but especially when no one is.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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