Community Foundation Seeks Multimedia Design Specialist

Published: June 13, 2019 | By: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation | Category:

Applications are being accepted by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation for the position of Multimedia Design Specialist. This position is responsible for creating and executing visual and digital communications through print materials, website, and other media to promote philanthropy and impactful grantmaking in our community.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and three references to:
Corinne Ramler
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
324 3rd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Application deadline is Monday, July 1, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. A complete job description is available below:

Title: Multimedia Design Specialist

Type of position: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications

Position Description
The Multimedia Design Specialist is responsible for creating and executing visual and digital aspects of marketing materials, website, and other media to promote philanthropy and impactful grantmaking for the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. This person is the graphic design and videography expert on the Marketing and Communications team.


  • Manages visual and electronic aspects of marketing and communication projects including, but not limited to: newsletters, annual report, advertisements, brochures, donor materials, e-communications, videos, social media, website, event materials
  • Elevates stories about donors and nonprofits in our community through compelling video, photography and print design
  • Oversees and implements the Community Foundation brand
  • Oversees website design and content updates
  • Actively shares ideas and digital wisdom with Community Foundation team members
  • Seeks and participates in professional development opportunities


  • Exceptional visual design skills with strong attention to detail
  • Experience with shooting and editing video footage, syncing audio, motion graphics/animation
  • Proficient with Microsoft and Adobe products including Premiere Pro CC, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and AfterEffects
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, Constant Contact, and HTML code
  • Ability to easily transition from various assignments in a deadline driven environment
  • Commitment to continuous learning and interest in problem solving regarding technology
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, set schedules, coordinate with others, and meet deadlines
  • Flexible, adaptable, willing to try new concepts and ability to absorb constructive feedback
  • Self-starting and able to work independently
  • Ability to cultivate positive relationships and be helpful and courteous to colleagues and community members

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Marketing or related discipline; or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience in related field
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