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Creative Team Graphic Designer

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MINORITY VETERANS OF AMERICA

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Responsibilities: The Creative Team Graphic Designer will design content for events/programs, branding, and integrated marketing campaigns to grow Minority Veterans of America (Minority Vets) and the movement we represent. Designers will work as part of a growing Creative Team that consists of Chief Communications Officer, a social media coordinator and visual/graphic artist.

Volunteers will conceptualize, design, and create mock-ups for projects that range in scope from event based marketing to organizational branding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Design clear, engaging graphic communications for print and the web. This may include logos, branded swag, website and digital media graphics, posters, flyers, and other marketing materials as needed. The Volunteer will work closely with the executive staff and Creative Team to translate messaging concepts into marketing materials.

Must have the ability to work independently and in partnership with a team. Must possess the ability to define and work on deadlines. Applicants will also need to be self-directed and willing to take initiative as well as detail-oriented, respect and maintain the confidentiality of Social Work Helper, and possess an enthusiasm for the mission of the organization and/or photography.

Time Commitment: Time dedication is a minimum of five hours per week.

Benefits: Staff position title, growth and development opportunities, and help developing a portfolio of your work for future employment opportunities or establishing one’s self as a graphic designer.

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About MINORITY VETERANS OF AMERICA

Location:

PO Box 23054, SEATTLE, WA 98102, US

Mission Statement

Minority Veterans of America (MVA) is a 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to create belonging and advance equity for underrepresented veterans. MVA will receive grants for four key purposes: The primary underrepresented groups that MVA serves are: veterans of color, womxn, LGBTQ, and religious and non-religious minorities. We believe that through bringing these four minority groups together, we can build a veteran community that encompasses veterans from a wide range of diverse backgrounds and experiences. By bringing together these specific communities of underrepresented veterans, we are able to hear the voices and stories and better understand the needs of those that we wish to serve. In properly advocating for the needs of our constituents, we have the opportunity to change the landscape of services for those who feel as though they have been forgotten in the veteran community.

Description

MVA was founded in November of 2017 by two University of Washington Husky veterans, Lindsay Church and Katherine Pratt. Church and Pratt first began their work in 2014 through the Husky United Military Veterans where they built a Diversity Committee that celebrated the underrepresented groups within the student veteran community at the University of Washington.

Since 2014, Church and Pratt have collaborated to lead the student veteran population at the UW, Church through her role in the Student Veteran Life office, and Pratt as the President of the student veteran organization, Husky Veterans. Today, they partner to build and grow MVA in order to celebrate the identities that they both feel that they hold that make them underrepresented in the veteran community.

LGBTQ+
Race & Ethnicity
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • Drawing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Volunteers must commit to 5 hours per week on an ongoing basis.

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