Forest Graphic Design Assistant: North Carolina

The Nature Conservancy
Asheville, NC
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Forestry Graphic Design Intern leads a design project for one or more forestry graphics to be used in Southern Blue Ridge presentations and publications.
S/he uses computer illustration and readily available creative software to produce infographics and/or short animations to explain concepts such as timber management and mesophication.

•S/he researches to develop the project, including gaining input from various staff, and illustrates project ideas, seeking review by North Carolina staff in Philanthropy, Communications and Conservation departments.
•S/he designs a portfolio of samples based on the goal(s), purpose(s) and desired appearance(s).
•S/he handles revision requests in a timely manner and delivers a final product of one or more graphics.
•S/he works with program staff and vendors to implement assigned sections of the project, tracks project results, report findings, and provides strong attention to detail. S/he works within a budget.
•S/he works on additional projects as needed, such as communications around restoration, ecosystems services, and wildfires.

This position will be based out of the Asheville office and supervised by the Southern Blue Ridge Conservation Coordinator. The position pays $10.00/hr, and is full-time and temporary, with a duration of approximately two months.
•Bachelor’s degree and 1 year related experience or equivalent combination.
•Experience with relevant technology such as Microsoft Suite needed for communications, constructing reports and managing calendars.
•Experience providing administrative or project support.

To apply to this position, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons through All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 12, 2017.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.
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Karin Horn
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