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Visual Communications Associate – Green Umbrella

Green Umbrella is seeking a full-time Visual Communications Associate to provide graphic design, videography, and video editing talent to the organization. This new role will enable the organization to more effectively market our programmatic work and areas of impact in order to improve sustainability and climate resilience in the Greater Cincinnati region.

The Visual Communications Associate will join our growing communications team to help visually communicate the story of Green Umbrella and its 5 in-house programs. This early-career position is both technical and creative, and requires extreme attention to detail and the ability to manage many moving parts across numerous platforms. The ideal applicant for this role will be excited to update and maintain graphic and visual consistency across our organization’s platforms, and lead video content creation on behalf of the organization. This role is heavily geared toward digital marketing and content production and prioritizes graphic design and video editing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Graphic design of reports and e-newsletters (for each program)
  • Attendance at events and meetings to take photographs and/or videos for social media, marketing, and other promotional materials
  • Videography and video editing
  • Social Media content creation
  • Oversight of file & image metadata, licensing, and drive organization related to content

Professional Experience & Qualifications

  • One to two years’ experience using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign (Lightroom and Bridge a plus!)
  • Experience in creating both print and digital content for a variety of platforms and collateral, such as brochures, flyers, banners, social media, e-newsletters, and website content
  • Experience creating content for social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Ability to adopt and create content based on specific brand and/or program voice and technical platform requirements.
  • Understanding of branding and visual identity guidelines
  • Experience with video editing software such as Premiere or iMovie
  • Ability and/or desire to learn video content production skills, such as basic cinematography/videography
  • Computer skills, including proficiency in Google Suite
  • Ability and/or desire to learn project management systems and software such as Asana
  • Detail-oriented and thorough, ability to distill complex ideas into accessible visual graphics
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Green Umbrella, and/or lived experience related to environmental justice
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to balance priorities
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills

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