Employment

Current Staff Openings

Graphic Design Contractor

The Graphic Design Contractor will work with Rural Action staff to produce high quality visual content that will be used online or in print. The Graphic Design Contractor will edit and update existing material from previous designs/templates. They will also work with staff on new designs and ensure that high quality content is created on existing deadlines. The designer will work with the Development and Media & Communications teams ensuring that Rural Action’s strong brand is maintained and to produce well designed material that helps to tell the story of Rural Action’s work in Appalachian Ohio and the impact that this work is having in the region.

The position will require working with staff and National Service members to create compelling and visually pleasing content. The Graphic Design Contractor will also help program staff follow organizational communications protocols and remain consistent with Rural Action’s overall communications and branding strategies and plans.

The contract will remain open until a suitable contractor is hired. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio as it relates to the contract’s scope of work. Send materials to hr@ruralaction.org subject heading: Graphic Design Contractor. For consideration, please bid by May 24, 2019.

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Writer / Storyteller

The Writer is responsible for working with Rural Action staff to produce high quality written content that will be used online or in print. The Writer has three primary objectives including 1.) Work with staff on current/existing writing projects to ensure that high quality content is created on existing deadlines. This includes writing or editing content for press releases, assisting staff on editing opinion pieces, creating content for newsletters, and helping to archive material as required. 2.) Produce content that tells the story of Rural Action’s work in Appalachian Ohio and the impact that this work is having in the region. 3.) Work with staff to identify stories and topics to write about as well as avenues for publication including print media and online blogs or newsletters.

The Writer will work as part of the development and communications team under the Media and Communications Director, ensuring that Rural Action’s strong brand is maintained through the development of high quality content. The Writer will also assist in increasing the brand’s reach locally and regionally and will create writing pieces that align with and lift up the organization’s mission and strategic plan.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired. This position is located in The Plains, Ohio. Working remotely/ telecommuting is not possible. For full consideration, please apply by May 13th, 2019.

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Other Ways to be Involved

Interested in the Ohio Stream Restore Corps or VISTA positions? See more information here

Rural Action also has a vibrant volunteer and internship program for those wishing to be involved with our work on a more limited basis. If you are interested in volunteering contact info@ruralaction.org

For more information about employment contact: Deb Moreland, Human Resources Manager at deb@ruralaction.org or call 740-797-2783.