The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), a national not-for-profit association, established in 1863 & representing over 95,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services, is seeking a Graphic Designer to join our Marketing & Communications team located in our headquarters office in Schaumburg, IL. Structured to work for its members, AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession. Our mission is to lead the profession by advocating for our members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Reporting to the Manager of Creative Services and as a part of the creative team, the Graphic Designer is responsible for creating print and digital design assets across a variety of channels (print and digital ads, brochures, web pages, presentations, signage, social posts, tradeshow materials, etc.) for the Association. The Graphic Designer will serve as the creative lead on assigned projects and will be responsible for the entire creative process from conceptualization to implementation for those projects. Less than 5% travel.
The AVMA offers a flexible/supportive work environment & excellent benefits. Deadline for application is 1/20/20. Application must include cover letter, resume, salary requirements & portfolio link/work samples. Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the AVMA:
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an office in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members, and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession. The AVMA provides a number of benefits to its members, including information resources, state and federal advocacy, opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine, continuing education opportunities, quality publications, and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $40M+ annual operating budget.
To be successful in this role, you must be highly collaborative and passionate about AVMA’s mission and increasing member satisfaction and engagement. Additional qualifications include:
Two to four years of relevant work experience is required, not-for-profit association experience is preferred
BS/BA degree in a related field of study; or AS degree with equivalent experience
Must have strong typographic skills, multipage layout skills, and an understanding of how to use print software to create digital assets
Hands-on skills in Adobe Creative Cloud Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat are required; knowledge of PC-based workflow preferred
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact positively and collaboratively with team members across the Association
Must be creative, with experience using style sheets for multiple page documents
Detail oriented and able to handle multiple deadlines and priorities
Must function well both autonomously and as a member of the creative team
Excellent time management and project management skills are required
About American Veterinary Medical Association
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with a Government Relations Division in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. The AVMA provides many benefits to its members, including information resources; state and federal advocacy; opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine; continuing education opportunities; quality publications; and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $40M+ annual operating budget. Throughout the organization, we take pride in knowing that we make a difference. The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement and paid time-off plans. We enjoy a supportive, friendly and comfortable work environment where work/life balance is evident at every level. We work hard, grow and have fun! For more information, please visit www.avma.org.