The WSCPA is currently hiring to fill the role of Communication Design and Marketing Coordinator. See the job details and application instructions below.

The Digital Marketing Specialist position has been filled. 

Communication Design and Marketing Coordinator

Are you a creative graphic designer with 2-3 years of experience designing and writing marketing materials? Do you have experience using social media to create engagement? Do you enjoy working both independently and collaboratively with an innovative team?

Our small communications team is seeking a detailed-oriented professional with excellent design and writing skills to fill our Communication Design and Marketing Coordinator position. To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A portfolio of graphic design samples that demonstrate understanding of principles of design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Ability to generate and implement creative marketing campaign ideas
  • Excellent writing and proof-reading skills
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or pdf format here. All resumes and cover letters are read by a real person. It is our way as a small company to get to know why you want to be part of our team. Include “Communication Design” in the subject line. This is an FSLA Non-Exempt position. Only local candidates will be considered. 

Essential Job Functions

GRAPHIC DESIGN & COMMUNICATION PRODUCTION (50%)
  • Develop and produce creative marketing materials for website, social media, direct mailings, email, and more to meet internal client objectives.
  • Design compelling and engaging digital and print assets for use in all WSCPA communications in accordance with brand standards.
  • Manage full production of The Washington CPA quarterly magazine.

SOCIAL MEDIA (25%)

  • Write, edit, curate and post content on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Group, Instagram, YouTube).
  • Partner with internal staff to maintain social content calendar.
  • Monitor discussions and content on social media platforms. Ensure appropriate staff or members reply to comments and questions.
  • Work with and train staff to identify and distribute appropriate content via the WSCPA’s social media channels.
  • Monitor social media trends and collaborate on strategies for social media.
  • Compile growth and activity reports for performance of various social media platforms.

COPYWRITING AND EDITING (20%)

  • Conceptualize and write compelling, brand-appropriate copy for a variety of marketing campaigns and deliverables including print collateral, articles, web and social media content.
  • Edit marketing and editorial copy from multiple internal and external sources.

OTHER (5%)

  • Understand and demonstrate WSCPA culture, values, and attributes. 
  • Utilize project management platform to manage project work and communicate with other staff. 
  • Take photographs at events. 
  • Backup and assist other team members as needed. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles of design (including layout, typography, color, balance, composition), current design trends, and print production and design file management.
  • Ability to generate creative marketing campaign ideas.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, and able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines, changing priorities as needed. 
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to write and proofread a range of written materials, including marketing collateral.
  •  Experience using social media to create engagement as well as social media reporting and analytics.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal teams, as well as conceptualize, design, and organize marketing projects independently when needed.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalency required
  • College coursework in graphic design, marketing, or related area 
  • 2-3 years of graphic design experience with a portfolio that demonstrates visual and graphic design skills across print and digital platforms
  • Demonstrated marketing copywriting experience with writing samples required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop

About Us

Washington Society of CPAs (WSCPA) is a professional membership association, serving CPAs throughout Washington since 1904. Our great benefits package includes a 37.5-hour work week, flexible scheduling, telecommuting, 18 days PTO annually your first year, 100% employer-paid medical and vision and partial paid dental coverage, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), 401(k) plan with match, free parking and much more. We are currently working mostly remote, although this position requires the ability to come into the office.

Our Culture

We are working actively to build a great culture and a diverse team that includes individuals with different cultural backgrounds, genders, ages, sexual orientations, physical abilities and underrepresented groups. We know that it will take a continuous effort over time. We welcome all candidates with a desire to work in and help create an inclusive culture. 

The following principles guide how we work with each other and our members. Our goal is to keep these principles front and center in everything that we do.

  1. Communicate—We value transparent, honest, and timely communication within and across departments.
  2. Achieve—We take initiative and perform to the best of our abilities.
  3. Respect—We accept our differences and honor the dignity and rights of each person.
  4. Commitment to Service—We anticipate our members’ and co-workers’ needs and provide the best possible service and support.
  5. Teamwork—We seek to understand each other’s roles and proactively support each other in order to achieve both individual and organizational goals.
  6. Innovate—We encourage creativity and risk-taking. We learn from failures and mistakes.
  7. Grow—We support each other in our individual pursuit of personal and professional development.
  8. Wellness—We recognize the overlap between our personal and professional lives and the need to take steps to enable us to be our whole, best selves.

Equal Opportunity and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

WSCPA is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the organization and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in our policies and the way we do business at WSCPA and is an important principle of sound business management.

WSCPA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability, gender identity, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship or immigration status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or on any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Reasonable Accommodation

To ensure equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, WSCPA will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified individual, unless undue hardship on the operation of the business would result.

Applicants who may require a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Federal law requires the notices below be made available to applicants and employees.

  1. Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) poster
  2. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law (EEOC) poster