Job Posting 100728

Graphic Designer
Second Harvest
Toronto Metro area
Etobicoke, ON
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 17 May)
full time  •  $55,000-60,000 Per Annum Plus Benefits

Date: April 2024

Department: Marketing & Communications

Reports to: Director of Marketing

Status: Permanent Full-Time

Salary: $55,000-$60,000 Per Annum Plus Benefits

Location: Etobicoke, ON

Time Required on-site: 20% (approximate)

We Are

Second Harvest is Canada’s largest food rescue organization and is a global thought leader on perishable food redistribution. We work with thousands of food businesses from across the supply chain to redirect unsold surplus food to non-profit organizations that feed communities in every province and territory. Our mission is to keep food where it belongs: On plates and out of landfills.

As a collaborative, enthusiastic artist, the Graphic Designer is responsible for designing compelling and eye-catching graphics as well as updating existing material for Second Harvest, with a focus on individual donor cultivation, fundraising, and stewardship; marketing assets for corporate partnerships and sponsorships; and internal materials such as proposal and slide deck templates.

You Will

  • Design visual assets for various internal and external marketing projects.
  • Collaborate with the design team to develop creative concepts and ideas.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute innovative ideas.
  • Prepare final artwork for print and digital media.
  • Manage priorities to meet multiple deadlines while maintaining close attention to detail.
  • Ensure delivery of on-time, high-quality deliverables that meet project requirements. Ensure designs align with brand guidelines.
  • Build strong relationships with team members and other departments to foster a collaborative work environment.
  • Provide design support for key annual fundraising campaigns and appeals, including direct mail, digital campaigns, cause marketing partnerships, and events.
  • Assist in the production of marketing materials, including campaign decks, brochures, flyers, and social media graphics.
  • Manage content intake for our in-house asset bank.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in graphic design.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned to support the overall goals of the organization.

You Are

  • Passionate: You are inspired by the work of Second Harvest and are eager to build on our vision of "No Waste. No Hunger."
  • Creative: Imaginative and innovative, you thrive on finding new ways to express ideas visually. Your creativity knows no bounds, and you constantly seek to push the boundaries of design.
  • Inspired: You’re excited about the visual world and are enthusiastic about sharing your inspiration.
  • Detail-Oriented: You are proud of your work and know that cutting corners isn’t an option.
  • An Industry Enthusiast: You’re up to date with design trends and are always looking to improve on existing materials.
  • Energized: You’re always ready to take on new things and have fun doing it; if you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.
  • Technical: You are experienced with design programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; you are proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Great at multitasking and can manage multiple priorities and projects. You are able to meet deadlines and handle a high volume of work.

For more information about Second Harvest, please visit our Careers page.

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