Children Now is a nonpartisan umbrella research, policy development, and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting children's health, education and well-being in California. Children Now also leads The Children’s Movement of California, a grassroots network of more than 1,900 business, education, parent, civil rights, faith, and community-based organizations, as well as thousands of individuals, working together to make children a top priority in public policy. Learn more at www.childrennow.org.
We are looking to strengthen our brand, print and digital media, information design, and graphics by hiring an experienced Design and Content Manager. This position will support a wide range of high visibility projects, such as producing digital campaigns (including email, website, and social media components) and print collateral (including fact sheets, policy briefs, infographics, etc.), as well as Children Now’s highly-publicized research reports (contributing to editing and leading layout and print/web production). In addition, the Design and Content Manager will handle ongoing website content management and liaise with outside agency partners, as necessary. This full-time, salaried position will report to the Communications and Research Director and be based in Children Now’s Oakland office.
The ideal applicant is highly motivated, flexible and solution-oriented, and an excellent project manager who can organize a collaborative process, invite input, incorporate feedback and complete work according to deadlines and organizational priorities. The candidate should be a dedicated team player, have a positive attitude and be someone who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. A strong candidate will provide an exceptional portfolio of produced work representing writing and design talent across digital and print media. This position is ideal for an experienced manager interested in policy and committed to the organization’s mission to improving the well-being and racial equity of children in California.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Generous benefits.
Applications must include 1) cover letter, 2) resume, 3) portfolio of published work and 4) three to five references. Please send and address all correspondence to:
Attn: Design and Content Manager
1404 Franklin Street, Suite 700
Oakland, CA 94612
E-mail applications with attachments in PDF or Microsoft Word format only. Please include your name in the file name for all documents (e.g. g.smith – resume). We do not accept phone inquiries regarding the position; please do not call. Position open until filled.
Children Now is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to staff diversity. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.