Position: Graphic & Website Design Specialist
Focus On the Family Africa is looking for a Graphic & Website Design Specialist to join our Communications Team who works to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life, and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.
- Graphic Design: Create eye-catching graphics, illustrations, and marketing materials that align with our brand’s identity and promotional objectives.
- Webpage Design: Constantly designing new pages for different marketing campaigns (e.g., Events, Programmes)
- E-commerce Store Maintenance: Maintain e-commerce store by updating products, ensuring seamless navigation, product presentation, and a smooth checkout process.
- Digital and Print Assets: Design assets for online marketing campaigns, social media, and print materials to support marketing efforts.
- E-commerce Optimization: Continuously monitor and improve e-commerce store performance, including conversion rates and user engagement.
- Email Marketing: Create HTML-based email newsletters and notices. Manage subscriptions for newsletters and databases. Maintain and organize company media, marketing, and contact databases. Proficient in MailChimp and manage campaigns and databases independently.
- Digital Platforms: Upload daily broadcasts to websites and social media platforms. Update and manage Digital Apps. Update resources to digital format in line with broadcasts. Update and manage online forms, surveys etc.
- Collaboration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Broadcast, marketers, and content creators, to execute design concepts effectively.
- Stay Updated: Keep up to date with design trends, emerging e-commerce technologies, and best practices to enhance your design work and e-commerce skills.
- A bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Graphic Design, Web Design, E-commerce, or a similar relevant field is required.
- Minimum of 3+ years’ experience is preferred.
Competencies and Skills:
- Proven experience as a Graphic Designer, Website Designer, and E-commerce Specialist, with a strong portfolio showcasing work in all areas.
- Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, XD), web design tools (e.g., WordPress, Elementor, or Adobe XD), and e-commerce platforms (e.g., Payment gateways, WooCommerce).
- Understanding of Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Spreadsheet.
- Strong understanding of responsive web design principles, mobile responsive design, and e-commerce best practices.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
- Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
- Flexible and adaptable to change.
- Lives with integrity derived from biblical values and demonstrates standards of conduct that meet or exceed company and/or legal requirements.
- A consistent witness for Jesus Christ and maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus.
- Adheres to the Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith.
- Upholds Focus on the Family’s ministry in prayer.
Kindly send cover letter and a detailed CV with all references. All applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For inquiries regarding the position, contact the HR Department, Lethumusa Phoswa, on 031 716 3300. The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached.
All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality! Closing Date: 05 November 2023