Creative Coordinator

Iowa Valley RC&D

Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Development
Full-Time, Creative Coordinator  

This position brings creative talent and design excellence to Iowa Valley RC&D.

The Creative Coordinator leads social media, graphic design, and marketing for specific projects as well as for the organization. They are also responsible for managing websites, copyediting, research, and supporting special projects and publications. The position works in both of the organization’s focus areas: Food Systems and Creative Placemaking. Food system efforts include farm to school, farmers markets, farmer training, food safety, food hub development, food entrepreneur technical assistance, food production, and community food security. Placemaking includes economic development, tourism, event promotion, historic preservation, and the arts. 

Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively. This position is dynamic and requires creativity, good humor, flexibility, and the ability to manage projects of varying lengths and complexity. The project profile and deliverables for this position change in accordance with funded projects. This position performs all other tasks as assigned.

Iowa Valley RC&D recognizes the importance of social capital and professional networking, especially in today’s business landscape. To this end, this position is expected to foster and maintain a positive, professional, and mutually beneficial relationship network with area leaders, project partners, community stakeholders and project beneficiaries.

The Creative Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. This is a full-time position located in the Iowa Valley RC&D office (920 48th Avenue, Amana, Iowa 52203). Travel is required. This position requires availability on weekday nights and weekends. Must possess and maintain a valid Iowa Driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

$15/hr - $19/hr
Competitive benefit package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Health Savings Accounts, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Basic Life Insurance, 401K and a generous vacation package

Bachelor’s Degree
Work experience related to graphic design, event coordination, or marketing and design
Adobe Design Suite Proficiency
Experience with a variety of social media platforms
Proficiency with website design is desirable
Videography or photography experience is desirable
Excellent speaking, writing, and facilitation skills
Strong work ethic
Personality strengths that complement the staff team
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Unless Employee has entered into an express written agreement signed by an officer of the Company which explicitly alters the at-will relationship, Employee's employment relationship with the Company is at-will and it is not for any fixed term or duration. The Company may terminate Employee's employment with the Company at any time and for any reason, with or without cause or notice. Employee may terminate Employee's employment with the Company for any reason at any time. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to alter this at-will employment relationship, and such at-will employment relationship may not be modified except by an express written agreement signed by an officer of the Company and Employee.

COVID-19 Precautions

Staff are currently working remotely. Upon return to the office in August, the team will follow best practices including social distancing, masks, and frequent cleaning of shared spaces.

Application Instructions:

Please email cover letter, resume, and three examples of graphic design work to Executive Director Jessica Rilling ( by July 5, 2020.

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Creative Coordinator

Iowa Valley RC&D

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Job ID: 71139

Posted 25 days ago

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