Permanent part-time (12 – 15 hours / week, depending on candidate)
Founded by Kiwiblog’s David Farrar, and Jordan Williams in 2013, the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union fights for lower taxes, less government waste, and more transparency from those who spend taxpayer money. Our work is on behalf of our 39,000 subscribed supporters and made possible by our thousands of donors.
We have a great opportunity for a senior or immediate level Graphic Designer to lead our design efforts and work with our communications staff to create a wide range of content that support our campaigns. You will be part of a small (a dozen staff in total), young and dynamic team with day to day responsibilities that complement and support the organisation’s campaigns, fundraising and major projects, including:
Develop engaging and consistent graphic design content for all marketing platforms and campaigns using illustration, typography and photography
Ensure all graphic design assets are continually improved and kept up to date, relevant and in-line with the Taxpayers’ Union visual identity
Design infographics, newspaper advertisements and social media content which communicates key messages clearly
Create logos and visual identity systems for the Taxpayers’ Union’s associated campaigns
Create campaign and promotional materials
Report layouts including annual review
Help lead other creative and/or help manage student interns
Help with design thinking on website look and feel and advise on EDM design and graphics
You will have a great eye for design, be an expert in the Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and take pride in ensuring high quality content consistent with the brand. An interest in politics is an advantage, but not essential.
To be considered for this role you will need proven graphic design experience in either an in-house or agency environment and excellent communication skills.
In return, we offer a busy, fun and creative environment, we welcome ideas and celebrate wins as a team. We discuss ideas for innovation, supporter engagement and offer future opportunity for growth.
Does this sound like you? If so, send a CV and cover letter to Sara Leckie, ********** no later than Sunday 25 August 2019.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.