[COMM-ORG] job: web/graphic designer, union, Florida, with salary info.

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Mon Dec 6 14:41:42 CST 2010

  From:     Patrick Masterson <patrick at potomacgroupllc.com>

Hi all,

Here is a web/graphic designer position for 1199 United Healthcare 
Workers East. Someone with campaign or organizing experience and a 
graphic background would be a perfect fit...


POSITION: Web/Graphic Designer

ASSIGNMENT: Political Action Department
LOCATION: Miami Lakes, Florida

CLASSIFICATION: Permanent (Exempt) 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers 
East is the largest health care union in the country representing over 
300,000 hospital, nursing home, home care and
human service workers in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, 
D.C., Massachusetts and Florida. 1199 is committed to increasing our 
membership to raise standards in the health care
industry and to building a strong democratic union focused on membership 
participation and leadership development.


     * New media: Design websites, email blasts and online ads.
     * Graphic design: Design mailers, flyers, booklets and other 
printed material for our political and PAC campaigns. Design t--‐shirts, 
buttons, and other union items.
     * Paid media: Design newspaper ads, billboards, etc.
     * Logo development: Collaborate with communications staff to 
develop overall, cohesive visual themes, messaging and logos for union 
projects and political campaigns.
     * Production coordination: Coordinate with printing and mail house 
vendors to make sure materials are delivered on time and bills are paid 
in a timely manner.
     * Archiving: Help to ensure that our files are well archived and 
easily accessible by other staff.


     • At least 2 years experience in hands--‐on web and print design 
and production.
     • Preferably a Bachelor's in design, Masters in design a plus.
     • Prior experience working for a progressive political campaign, 
non--‐profit organization or union preferred.
     • Excellent ability to work closely with a team, accommodate 
requests from team members, and assimilate input from multiple sources.

     * Excellent inter--‐personal skills, a positive, enthusiastic 
attitude and a commitment to contribute to a positive work environment.
     * Proficiency in all necessary print and web design programs, 
including Quark, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop/Adobe Bridge, 
Dreamweaver, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Flash, ActionScript, multimedia 
     * Fundamental knowledge of databases.
     * Excellent visual, written and verbal communications skills.
     * Deep commitment to labor movement and progressive causes.
     * Must thrive in an environment with tight deadlines, high pressure 
and irregular hours.
     * Must work well as part of a team and be able to assimilate input 
for materials from multiple team members.


$51,500 salary with generous benefits (health insurance and pension).


     Submit a résumé and cover letter to: assistance at PotomacGroupLLC.com

DEADLINE: Rolling until filled.

Please note: We apologize, but we are only able to respond to candidates 
that are chosen for interviews. 1199/SEIU is an equal opportunity employer.

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