Presbyterian Church (USA): Graphic Designer

Presbyterian Church (USA) is looking for a Graphic Designer to create and execute concepts and design solutions with high visual impact to communicate ideas in ways that inspire, inform, or captivate audiences. To develop and produce layouts and production designs for print, web and other digital formats, exhibits and displays, corporate identity, and other projects.


Responsibilities include:

– Creating designs, concepts, graphics, layouts, charts, graphs, illustrations, logos, and other artwork, on time and on budget, and following brand standards, in consultation with internal clients, mission strategists/communicators, and supervisor, for print, web/digital, exhibit/display, corporate ID, and other projects.

– Confer with vendors, printers, and purchasing department, and produce and transmit final materials that meet proper job specifications.

– Work with mission strategists/communicators and copyeditors/proofreaders to make sure all jobs have been properly reviewed and approved.

– Other art and graphic projects as assigned.



– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent graphic design work experience.

– 2 to 5 years related experience

– Strong proficiency in all aspects of graphic design and layout demonstrating a wide range of creative styles, originality, and a fluency of ideas.

– Good knowledge of typography, photo editing, color printing, web design

– Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) in Mac environment

– Working knowledge of print production


PCUSA offers a competitive benefit package.

Please apply online through

Atria Senior Living: Director of Public Relations

Director of Public Relations


Job Title: Director of Public Relations

Department:  272 – Corporate Communication/Public Relations

Reports To:  SVP, Creative and Brand Strategy

FLSA Status:  Exempt

EEO-1 Job Category: First/Mid Level Officials and Managers


Purpose! SM
We believe in the extraordinary potential of older adults. We understand that society benefits immeasurably from their wisdom, resilience, perspective, talent and creativity. That’s why we work to create vibrant communities where our residents can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them keep making a positive difference in our world.  People are living longer and as a leader in the national conversation on aging and longevity, and a provider of industry leading quality senior living, we are helping them live better.
Job Summary
This role will focus primarily on external communications driving strategic direction, counsel, and execution of communications plans aimed at driving brand and recognition for Atria Senior Living. This role will guide Atria’s brand with modern public relations strategies as well as incorporate traditional public relations tactics such as fostering and maintaining high-level media relationships with top-tier national outlets, acting as a company spokesperson, and actively seek out opportunities to raise the profile of leadership within the organization by securing appearances and interviews on strategic media outlets, quotes in relevant industry publications and regional/national print media.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

The following essential functions are the fundamental job duties of the position to be completed with or without appropriate reasonable accommodation.

  • With guidance from the SVP of Creative and Brand Strategy, work directly with the marketing and digital directors to develop and implement an integrated strategic communications strategy to advance Atria’s brand; broaden awareness of our services and increase visibility in local, regional and national markets
  • Oversee PR specialists; assign and direct work, establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals
  • Serve as public relations advisor to the C-suite to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them
  • Serve as a spokesperson and lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact Atria Senior Living
  • Create Public Relations online engagement platforms with industry experts and conversation leaders
  • Serve as support communicator and strategist for crisis communications
  • Prioritize media opportunities, and prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting material as needed; Prep associates and leadership for interviews with the media
  • Identify challenges and emerging issues faced by the industry
  • Actively engage and cultivate press relationships
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Public Relations including budgeting, planning and staff development
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Write and edit press releases, quotes and Q&A documents
  • Pitch media stories related to company initiatives
  • Provide competitive analysis reports and industry best practices
  • Manage relationship with PR agencies
  • Ensure media coverage of company news and events. Arrange press conferences.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain strong media and community relationships
  • Work directly with marketing and digital directors to integrate mediums serving local areas to achieve a multi-media, multi-channel platform by which to engage with customers and other stakeholders
  • Bridging knowledge across projects and the organization at large to successfully craft cohesive messaging.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ten or more years of public relations experience.
  • Three or more years of in-house/client-side public relations experience.
  • Extensive experience with both B2B and B2C focused PR.
  • Experience managing and mentoring direct reports.
  • Experience with executive positioning, media training, and events
  • Significant experience crafting influencer outreach programs.
  • Experience in crisis management, government affairs, and/or managing external agency partners preferred.
  • Experience launching new locations (retail, hospitality, healthcare, etc.) a plus.
  • 10-20% travel, both domestically and internationally
  • Will be required to travel up to 20% of time on behalf of Company.
  • Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
  • Must possess valid driver’s license.
  • Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria motor vehicle policy standards.
Required Behavior
  • Positive, creative, nimble, collaborative problem solver, and team builder.
  • Ability to drive change and enroll others in moving forward with Atria’s business plan.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be organized and have good follow up skills.
  • Must have decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be flexible and comfortable with change.
  • Ability to produce high-impact messages for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to work independently and as a self-starter, yet still be able to operate as part of the team.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving mentality.
  • Attention to detail and flexibility.

Candidates can apply directly on our website or e-mail