KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids particularly those growing up in poverty in America the childhood they deserve filled with balanced and active play, so they can thrive. Since 1996, KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build, open, or improve more than 17,000 playgrounds, engaged more than 1.5 million volunteers, and served 9 million kids. We believe that when kids play, we all win.
The Manager, Creative Services on the External Affairs team is responsible for stewarding the KaBOOM! brand across a variety of audiences and mediums, including through all of our print materials, branded collateral, and photographic and video assets. He/she will manage in-house and external vendor/freelancer activities, ensuring project milestones and expectations are met.
KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidates should have the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to effectively shift course when faced with changing circumstances, rising to the challenge of unfamiliar tasks or issues.
Candidates should be willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities as they grow in their position and in the organization.
The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, a team player, flexible and able to bring a high level of energy to everything they do. Candidates should be quick to respond to team needs while maintaining excellence in the quality of their work.
Strong coordination, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills are valued. Precise attention to detail and organizational skills are critical to success in this position.
A bachelor's degree along with 4+ years of graphic design experience is required.
We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to kaboom.org/careers and select Manager, Creative Services. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.