Digital Media Coordinator/Graphic Designer

Habitat for Humanity

Supervisor: Director of Communications

Status: Full-time / Non-Exempt

Compensation:  Competitive salary is commensurate with experience and includes full benefits package:  medical, dental, vision and alternative care coverage, vacation and sick leave; holidays; flexible spending accounts; and matching retirement plan.


At Habitat for Humanity, our shared vision is a world where everyone has a decent, affordable place to live. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of committed professionals to help take a successful 36-year-old organization to new heights. The Digital Media Coordinator/Graphic Designer plays a vital role in communicating Habitat’s vision to our community through our brand.

This position will develop and implement Habitat’s online marketing strategy, including: website, email marketing, and social media management. This position designs print and multimedia marketing materials for all departments, including our resource development and homeownership teams. In addition, we are looking for an experienced storyteller skilled in writing compelling content for blogs, social media and campaigns. The successful candidate will have a strong background in design, writing, and project management, with a passion for Habitat’s vision.

Key Responsibilities:           

Exercise creativity to develop concepts and themes that will be applied to a wide range of marketing materials and initiatives.

Manage Habitat’s website, including writing new content, designing web graphics, and ensuring all content meets our brand and messaging guidelines.

Develop and implement a comprehensive social media content creation plan utilizing the following platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and blog. Write compelling content that can be shared on multiple platforms. Utilize videography, photography, and storytelling volunteers to help implement the social media plan. Monitor trends in social media and gather social media data. Stay current on local, affordable housing news.

Design and implement monthly e-newsletters and fundraising campaign emails.

Design creative for a wide range of materials, including marketing campaigns, print and online advertisements, brochures, newsletters, build site signage, event materials, and annual reports.

Ensure Habitat’s visual brand identity follows current Habitat International brand guidelines and local Portland/Metro East affiliate style guidelines.


Required Skills and Experience:

Minimum 2 years of graphic design experience

Minimum 2 years of writing/social media experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field

Strong graphic design skills: Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).

Strong website management skills with knowledge of WordPress and basic HTML

Strong writing, editing and communication skills. Experienced storyteller skilled in interviewing and writing compelling content for blogs and social media.

Strong project management and organizational skills; can work independently and manage multiple deadlines

Proficient in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms

Experience using social media and other digital media strategies for marketing or fundraising

Experience working with email marketing programs, designing email templates, and an interest in data analytics

Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Knowledge of and commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission.


Preferred Skills:

Experience with photography and/or videography

Basic CSS skills

Knowledge of AP style

Experience with Blackbaud’s NetCommunity and Raiser’s Edge

Experience with Google Analytics


Application Packets Must Include:

A complete resume, including dates of employment.

The names and contact information for three references.

A cover letter including answers to: How have the personal and professional experiences you have had in your life prepared you and directed you to apply for this position? How did you hear about this position?

Please provide a link to your graphic design portfolio and/or attach at least 3 samples of graphic design work. Please also include one writing sample.


To Apply, Submit the Above Information to: with “Digital Media Coordinator” in the subject by June 14, 2017.

Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East hires a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all employees can thrive.

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Application Instructions: 

To Apply, Submit the Above Information to: with “Digital Media Coordinator” in the subject