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Graphic Designer/Marketing Specialist


Are you a graphic designer with broad marketing experience? Do you enjoy working independently (give me a project, deadline, and let me get it done)? If you don’t have all the information you need, do you ask questions and keep others on task? Do you have any exposure to local government and passion for making communities stronger? Great!

Who are we?

The Novak Consulting Group is a local government consulting firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to our core staff in Cincinnati, we have full-time, senior consultants in the metropolitan areas of Washington, DC and the Raleigh-Durham Triangle. Our full-time team is supplemented by subject matter experts in other geographic areas. The Graphic Designer/Marketing Specialist position is based out of our Cincinnati office.

What does a Graphic Designer/Marketing Specialist do?

  • Creates visually appealing and relevant promotional materials for print, web, and social media
  • Designs a variety of printed material including brochures, flyers, newsletters, reports, infographics, proposals, and other collateral using InDesign or similar program
  • Designs and posts updates to our company website
  • Develops and plans social media marketing posts
  • Maintains knowledge of current programs and trends in marketing
  • Maybe more depending on skillset and initiative

Who is the ideal TNCG Graphic Designer/Marketing Specialist?

  • Lives, eats, and breathes graphic design
  • An effective communicator who learns the audience and plans accordingly
  • The intellectually curious
  • The naturally creative
  • An independent person who is productive even without constant or immediate supervision
  • Laughs in the face of unanswered questions and gets them resolved
  • Meets deadlines – even the tight ones – without sacrificing the quality of the finished product
  • Understands our need for creative one-off projects and the routine, fill-in-the-blank ones

We’re looking for someone with a degree in graphic design, communications or a related field in addition to marketing and design expertise who considers themselves an advanced user of InDesign software. At least two years of post-college work experience in a similar role is required. This person needs to know the industry standard journalistic style, graphic design, and layout techniques used to create varied communication materials that are relevant, accurate, and comprehensive. In addition, we need someone who is an effective project manager with demonstrated experience developing, planning, organizing, implementing, and monitoring projects to completion. Experience using social networking channels for communication is a plus. A passion for public service and a belief that government can be great are high on our wish list, too.

What do we offer?

In exchange for your passion and effort, you’ll get a competitive salary and great benefits that include a 401(k) with a match, nine paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO). We’re committed to making this a meaningful opportunity, so we’ll cultivate and encourage your professional development.

How to Apply

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If you’re interested in a consulting firm that is dedicated to strengthening local governments from the inside out, please apply at Send us three things:

  • A cover letter that tells us why you’re the right fit for our team; bonus points if you use the word “munchkin”
  • Your resume
  • An infographic that shows what experiences have prepared you for this opportunity

By the way, we’re an equal opportunity employer.