Editorial & Graphic Design Consultant

May 31, 2024

Job Description

WI-HER, LLC is a woman-owned small business located in Northern Virginia. Our globally diverse team is dedicated to creating impactful and equitable change through innovative, human-centered solutions that are sustainably delivered, transparently managed, and thoroughly documented. Our commitment to tailored capacity development and stringent monitoring and evaluation ensures excellence and effectiveness in all our programs across various sectors. Our small size allows for flexibility and quick responsiveness to client needs.

At WI-HER, we tackle inequities by empowering individuals to lead and shape inclusive, locally-driven solutions that are safe and sustainable. Our Founder and President, Dr. Taroub Harb Faramand, developed the iDARETM methodology to implement this approach effectively.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

WI-HER is looking to build a pool of communications and/or graphic design experts for project-based assignments.

SERVICE SCOPE:

WI-HER seeks professionals skilled in writing, editing, and graphic design for short-term projects. Consultants will be selected from the pool based on project requirements, availability, and expertise.

Projects may include:

  1. Copy-editing documents (e.g., reports, briefs, proposals) for consistency in tone, voice, and structure.
  2. Formatting documents using Microsoft Office products.
  3. Ensuring documents comply with 508 standards.
  4. Creating graphs, charts, and other graphic elements.
  5. Editing photos for document inclusion when necessary.

COMMUNICATIONS PROJECTS: REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Professional writing, editing, and communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in APA style.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to simplify complex technical language for a broader audience.
  • Knowledge of 508 compliance.

GRAPHIC DESIGN PROJECTS: REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel (non-technical), and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Expertise in designing for both print and digital formats.
  • Strong skills in conceptualizing and creating page layouts, infographics, charts, tables, and graphs.
  • Creativity in translating ideas into professional and aesthetically pleasing layouts while maintaining company identity standards.
  • Knowledge of 508 compliance.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, submit your proposal by Tuesday, June 5, 2024. Limit your submission to 2 double-spaced pages and include:

  • A brief overview of your core competencies and relevant experience.
  • Background information with links to past work, if available.
  • CV.
  • Your hourly rate.
  • References and any other relevant materials (e.g., previous work) as appendices.

WI-HER is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applicants from varied backgrounds and perspectives. We ensure equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.