Job Details

Design Manager
Jan 23, 2020 Posting-Design Mgr-609.doc
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Full Time

United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic Design Manager to join the Marketing Team.   

Key Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Lead strategy and execution to drive alignment across all design, copy and content in the manifestation of the creative direction and brand positioning of United Way Worldwide.
  • Manage creative strategist and outside vendors/agencies.  
  • Develop new website and direct web/online engagement strategies and tactics, and content creation and integration efforts across channels including, affiliated micro-sites, social media, etc.
  • Use original and creative thinking to develop concepts and finished design solutions from rough ideas and present creative concepts to internal clients.
  • Lead marketing and communications for all UWGC critical products and organizational positioning in the region.
  • Develop strategy for all signature events for organization including kick-off, annual meeting and campaign finale.
  • Lead in the development of all organizational campaign materials, major giving and individual engagement collateral.
  • Direct photography and video creation to align with creative direction. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in art/creative direction, design, multimedia experience.
  • Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft office products (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), required.
  • Competency in Adobe Creative Suite and other design platforms for print and digital, web development, HTML and CSS experience required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to listen effectively and solicit information from others.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to balance multiple projects in varying degrees of implementation and understand and manage priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and flexibly as part of a team.
  • Creative portfolio of results-oriented work that shows a diversity of experience across both online and offline media, including video development.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously and set and execute on priorities is critical. 
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strategic thinking and ability to apply marketing/communications tactics to broad organizational strategies required.
  • Demonstrated writing, editing skills required. 
  • Must have strong planning and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasional local travel to events within the regional area.


COMPETENCIES: Creativity, Marketing, Measurable impact, Leadership, People management, Accountability, Initiative 

Applicants should apply by Wednesday, February 6, 2020 via the link below: 

UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Contact Details

Pam Haney
United Way of Greater Cincinnati