Department of Elections Graphic Designer and Outreach Coordinator - Job Class 1403

  • 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
  • Full-time
  • Fill Type: Temporary Exempt
  • Work Hours: Weekdays
  • Job Code and Title: 1403-Elections Clerk

Company Description

About the Department of Elections  

The mission of the Department of Elections (Department) is to provide equitable access to voting and election-related services and to conduct free, fair, and functional elections for the City and County of San Francisco.  

Serving more than half a million registered voters, the Department maintains open and transparent operations in order to inspire public confidence in the integrity of San Francisco’s elections. The Department is committed to maintaining an inclusive workplace by providing the training, resources and tools necessary for all employees to succeed in delivering equitable services to City residents. (To learn more about the Department’s internal racial equity goals, please read our 2021-23 Racial Equity Action Plan.) 

Job Description

Position Overview and Schedule  

The Department is currently seeking a Graphic Design and Outreach Coordinator to join the Department’s Outreach Division. The person in this position will help design outreach materials and deliver nonpartisan election-related information to the public. Work hours will generally be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, with overtime (15 or more hours) likely required in the weeks surrounding each Election Day. The Graphic Design and Outreach Coordinator may need to occasionally lift and move materials weighing up to 25 pounds. 

Position Responsibilities   

While working with personnel in the Department’s Outreach Division, the person in this position will:  

  • Develop consistent design for flyers, brochures, forms, newsletters, signs, etc. 
  • Develop outreach materials for a wide range of voter and potential registrant populations 
  • Create engaging, accurate, and consistent slideshow presentations for in-person and recorded delivery  
  • Produce clear digital content and attractive design elements to be featured on the Department’s website and social media 
  • Help publicize upcoming election dates and deadlines and election-specific news for each election 
  • Find creative ways to advertise opportunities to get involved in election work and processes 
  • Plan and conduct voter education presentations for local audiences, including vulnerable or hard-to-reach voter populations 
  • Provide answers to common election-related questions from voters and members of the media 
  • Provide general clerical support and perform other election-related functions, as necessary

Salary: $28.55 – $34.70 hourly  

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications 

Two (2) years (equivalent of 4000 hours) of verifiable clerical experience including preparing and maintaining a variety of records and documents, public contact and gathering information.

Substitution:  Completion of a clerical training program (240 hours) or the equivalent of 15 units of coursework from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to 6 months of clerical experience

Desirable Qualifications   

The ideal candidate for this position will possess most or all of the following qualifications:  

  • Advanced InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, and web content management system skills 
  • Experience successfully deploying graphic design tools and strategies in public, multilingual settings  
  • Ability to conceive and produce creative educational or outreach materials within established timelines  
  • Strong desire to educate and inspire voters and to encourage potential registrants to participate in elections 
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills 
  • Community outreach experience  
  • A valid California Driver’s License to be able to drive to various outreach events 

Additional Information

Anyone interested in this position must submit a copy version of their portfolio containing recent samples of printed materials, slideshows, or screenshots of social media postings or website pages. Please be sure to attach your portfolio samples to your application before submitting. 

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Carol Isen - Human Resources Director