NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Design & Event Production Associate Work Hours 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily; Occasional late evening/weekend hours
Division Community Engagement Open Date Immediate
Number of Positions 1 Close Date Until Filled

This is a temporary position that is anticipated to end in July 2019.

The Events and Production Unit of the Community Engagement Division is looking for an energetic, dedicated and experienced Graphic Designer who can join our team for a short-term assignment. This is a design-heavy position with opportunities to serve a critical role in the production of Council events. You will gain hands on experience in the production of government materials and events while polishing already existing skills. You will become familiar with the Council’s function and interact with a diverse collection of internal and external persons. You will interact directly with the unit director.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The individual we seek will assist in all aspects of the Events and Production Services unit, including but not limited to:

  • Design and revision of specific graphics projects (fliers, newsletters, signage, etc.)
  • Production of event materials (invitations, signage, planning tools, etc.)
  • Participation in the planning and production of events (meeting attendance, determination and documenting of graphics needs, monitoring of related progress)
  • Regular reporting on personal work flow and status of all projects

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred; Minimum of two years’ experience required; Proficiency and creativity in Adobe Suite a must – especially InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop; able to supply portfolio of past work/demonstrate skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite – especially Word and Excel.

Candidates must be organized, with ability to create and maintain personal organization/tracking tools as needed. Ability to manage time wisely and balance numerous projects at a time with care and attention to detail; Ability to work well on tight deadlines; Team player with a willingness to share responsibilities with others; Self-starter with a demonstrated track record of showing initiative to move projects forward.
Broad, sophisticated communication and interpersonal skills; Fast learner with interest in learning new skills while polishing existing one; Multilingual skills a plus; Ability to work flexible hours, as needed

Qualified candidates should forward resume and a cover letter to:

MAIL:

New York City Council
Attn: Administrative Services/DEPA
250 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007

FAX: (212) 791-5266

E-MAIL: counciljobs@council.nyc.gov

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER