Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth
New Listing

Graphic designer

2-5 hours / weekly
Ongoing
BACKGROUND
ChatterBox Theatre Society has been dedicated to delivering a meaningful theatrical experience to young audiences through interaction and humour. We aim to teach children positive values and offer them support in all stages of their development. In addition, we strive to build a stronger community by encouraging public engagement and dialogue, while nurturing and promoting our local artists. 

WHAT DO WE DO?
ChatterBox Theatre provides positive and interactive theatrical experiences for children in the community. Our purpose is not only to create unique and enjoyable productions, but also teach children concepts of feelings and how they influence the world around them. 

Apart from the education and entertainment of our unique plays, we also offer support for the local artistic community by creating development opportunities for young performers. We also help connect the public with emerging artists, offering space for exhibitions and periodic events.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION 
The Graphic Designer will assist the marketing & communications team by creating visual assets and  promotional images for fundraising events and organization programs. Designs created may be used in  social media, websites, posters, newsletters, etc. The position will be responsible for using the branding  guidelines and style to help convey compelling messages within the community. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
• Understand the annual marketing & communications strategy to drive participation and support to  the organization from the community.  
• Research audience preferences and understand current marketing trends to ensure maximum  effectiveness in customer / donor engagement. 
• Support the development of visual marketing & communications plans and materials for fundraising  events and organization programs, including words, images, graphics, and video. • Use approved marketing & communications materials and branding to promote the organization via  multiple channels, including social media, posters, newsletters, etc. 
• Partner with the marketing & communications team and committee to brainstorm, develop and  implement creative strategies to attract sponsorship and donors. 
• Partner with the Social Media Coordinator and Communications Coordinator to use social media and  other technology platforms to maximize communication efforts and activities. 
• Act as the back-up to the Social Media Coordinator role if they are absent or the role is vacant. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 
• Skills in graphic design programs, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign, considered an asset. • Comfortable with different social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. • Strong verbal and written communication skills, coupled with solid editing and grammar skills. • Strong attention to detail, using different creative formats. 
• Self-starter, who is motivated by achieving social media goals for the organization. • Strong work ethic and passionate commitment to advancing the mission of the organization. • Ability to work independently while collaborating with other team members to achieve desired  outcomes that support the mission of the organization. 
• Friendly, professional demeanor and considered approachable by others they interact with. • Strong organizational and process-driven skills, with an excellent follow-through on actions. 

QUALIFICATIONS 
• Desire to learn how to develop compelling social media, communications, or marketing plans. • Demonstrated work or volunteer experience in graphic design considered an asset. • Experience working with fine arts, education, or non-profit organizations considered an asset, but  not required. 
• Passionate interest in theatre and education of the fine arts in the Calgary community.
• Legally entitled to volunteer in Canada, with the ability to meet volunteer screening requirements  (e.g. criminal check, including a vulnerable sector verification).
Additional Details & Skills Required
We encourage interested and qualified candidates to apply to this volunteer position as a Graphic  Designer. Please send a brief email explaining why this is an opportunity you are passionate about, as  well as your resume and brief biography to hr@chatterboxtheatresociety.com. To learn more  about ChatterBox Theatre Society, or to donate to our cause, please visit our website at  www.chatterboxtheatresociety.com.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
ChatterBox Theatre Society is a “grass roots” non-profit organization about to embark on a period of  significant growth, and we need your passion and expertise in shaping that for the future! During this  period of rapid growth, we want to maintain a strong and consistent focus on the children, performers, and theatrical staff. Our volunteers are very committed to and passionate about the work at ChatterBox  Theatre Society, as well as ensuring the successful outcomes of their programs.
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth