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Creative Specialist

Creative Specialist

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Washington, DC office (Remote candidates will also be considered)

Project HOPE is an international NGO of more than 900 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.   


The Creative Specialist is responsible for meeting the creative and design needs of marketing communications and fundraising colleagues in Development and Communications. He/she/they leads the creative ideation for integrated marketing campaigns, including point of view, design, channel assets and tool kits. He/she/they is expected to produce print, digital materials, graphics, animations, video clips and develops creative concepts for events and special ad hoc projects; and creates other branded tools and templates.

In addition, he/she/they should have knowledge of digital asset management methods and best practices. He/she/they will oversee our digital asset management system and maintain its standards and asset library.

He/she/they should be a detail-oriented self-starter who can work cross-functionally in a matrixed environment. They should be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, balance tight deadlines and work within existing design structures/brand identity system. Have a keen eye for design, modern graphic communication skills, a visual storytelling sense, and a strong interest in our brand.


Creative Design

  • Ideates and designs or oversees design of a full range of high-impact collateral including but not limited to high-level evergreen brand print materials, including brochures, 1-pagers, capacity statements, social media clips and animations, web pages and web assets, infographics, major donor appeals and special mailings, Annual Reports, pitch presentation decks, video and more.
  • Ideates and designs assets for cause marketing, peer to peer, social campaigns and other fundraising and awareness initiatives, serving as in-house creative consultant.
  • Reviews and consults on branded materials, campaigns, and content as needed; and creates processes, guidelines, assets, and templates for further standardizing visual and verbal assets across Project HOPE.

Brand Management

  • Manages brand visual standards and requirements to maintain a consistent and coherent design platform that accurately represents PH’s strategic imperatives and goals.
  • Empowers Project HOPE staff to represent our brand effectively and independently, by creating brand templates, orientations, and training, and supporting PH staff, internal and external partners, and vendors with the information and tools they need to maintain brand standards in applications and design.

Digital Asset Management

  • Uphold the integrity of our DAM and photo usage guidelines.
  • Maintain and ensure all assets have the correct metadata and cataloging system. Work with freelance photographers to collect assets with proper credit and caption information from content gathering trips.

Other Duties as Assigned


  • AA/AS and minimum 5 years of experience in brand, creative services and/or digital channels
  • Creative thinker with an eye on visual design
  • A high attention to detail and organization
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to deliver results on schedule.
  • Team player able to work across departments and teams to deliver results
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Premiere or video editing software, WordPress
  • Experience and expertise with professional communications/interactions; Ability to build relationships remotely
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral, as well as proofreading
  • Ability to take on new challenges with excitement and curiosity while maintaining a consistent, positive attitude


  • Graphic design/video editing skills
  • Digital asset management proficiency
  • Advertising agency experience
  • Project management system e.g., Asana, Trello, Basecamp


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands:  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form and must be able to travel internationally.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Work environment

  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Emergency deployments may be in resource-deprived environments with austere living conditions.
  • Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other modes of transportation.
  • While international travel is not a regular part of every job, programmatic needs may require it intermittently.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Due to the substantial number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

To be considered for this role, please apply at the following site:

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree

Experience Level : Mid Level

Job Function : Creative, Data Management, Digital, Marketing/Communications

Location : Washington, DC office (Remote candidates will also be considered)

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