The National Grants Management Association is an internationally recognized credentialing agency, certifying grants managers in content expertise. NGMA is also a membership organization, providing benefits and services to highly specialized, full-lifecycle federal grant managers.
The right person for this position is someone who loves to create! NGMA’s Marketing & Design Associate has the important and exciting responsibility of managing all digital and print materials that are communicated to our community throughout the year. Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, NGMA’s Marketing & Design Associate role is largely focused on graphic design and website management, bringing your background in communications and marketing to improve and enhance NGMA's materials!
NGMA is a remote organization, based out of Sterling, VA. Applicants must live within 45 miles of Washington, DC and be able to work full-time from their home and regularly travel to meetings in the MD/VA/DC area.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, beginning 9/16. To apply, submit a resume, a letter of interest including your salary requirements, and a sample of your graphic design work (preferably a newsletter, email, and/or social media posts) to email@example.com.
Maintain and update the NGMA website daily with new content, updated event details, promotions, and new materials (Memberclicks)
Responsible for maintaining an engaging and audience-centric website front page and main menu by working with other staff to highlight special news, members, and events
Responsible for creating NGMA's internal and external digital and print collateral, typically in the form of brochures, flyers, jpgs, programs, PDF documents, and powerpoints (InDesign & Illustrator)
Alongside NGMA's Senior Communications Manager, work to refine and refresh NGMA’s branding through the use of engaging and attractive designs
Responsible for developing and executing weekly organizational newsletters, event invites and reminders to members and chapters, and other external communications
As the final set of eyes on all external communications, this position has a key role in editing all materials and webpages for typos, layout, and general brand-alignment; Write and edit basic/fun/engaging content
Post daily (Hootsuite) on all of NGMA’s social media platforms, with most content provided by other staff
A high level of proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), and Google Analytics
Experience with Memberclicks or similar website management system
Strong written communication skills, excellent editing and grammar proficiency
Positive, entrepreneurial spirit, including the ability to seek new and creative solutions to challenges
Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently, and manage multiple projects simultaneously with precision and attention to detail while continually finding ways to improve processes to produce higher quality events with more effective results
Possess a positive, can-do, collaborative attitude
We value our employees’ time and efforts and we work to maintain the best possible environment, where people can learn and grow with the company. We also strive to provide a collaborative, creative atmosphere so that each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive salary and a benefits package that includes the following:
•Typical office equipment and software is provided
•Simple IRA plan including 2% salary contribution from NGMA
•Opportunity to enroll in health, dental, vision and additional life insurance
•Basic life insurance policy provided by NGMA
•Four weeks’ PTO
Telecommuting is allowed.
About National Grants Management Association
The National Grants Management Association (NGMA) is recognized throughout the grants management industry as THE membership association leader providing tools and resources for grants professionals to support and maintain high levels of grants management competency and to establish standards of excellence for grants managers.