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HSLDA Job Opportunities



Last updated 5/12/2015

HSLDA: Graphic Artist Position Available

Job title: Graphic Artist

Position Type: Full-time, on-site

Department: Communications

Summary: HSLDA Communications is looking for a graphic artist candidate to join a busy, often fast-paced, friendly work environment. Candidate would be joining a team of two full-time and one part-time graphic artists who design and produce art and layouts for visual communications. Artist would be designing primarily for print media and digital graphics, but projects may also include design for webpages, email, social and other electronic media.

Candidate must be organized, able to handle a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines and sometimes rapidly changing priorities. Awareness of and ability to operate within established deadlines a must.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

B.A. in Graphics Arts or related field. Candidates without a degree but with 3-5 years of work experience and strong portfolio will also be considered.

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient in Mac operating system
  • In depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign & Photoshop)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Additional skills a plus:
    • Illustration
    • Photography
    • Photo editing
    • Web design

This is a full-time, on-site position at HSLDA in Purcellville, Virginia. To apply, please send your resume along portfolio samples that best reflect your range and current abilities to Suzanne Stephens, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at jobs@hslda.org.


Home School Foundation

Job Title: Administrative & Marketing Assistant

Position Type: Part-time

Department: Home School Foundation

Summary: Answers phone calls and emails, assists with graphic design needs and marketing, assists grant administration team by processing grant applications and donations, updating materials, preparing mailing queries or statistical reports, and helping with other projects as needed.

Essential duties
  • Assist with answering main line phone calls and Info inbox emails
  • Assist Development Director with graphic design for ads and fund materials (brochures, etc.)
  • Write text for quarterly HSLDA contest ads and promotional emails
  • Trained as a back-up on essential Grant Administrator functions including:
    • Processing ¬†adjustments of gifts
    • Handling recurring gifts and donation declines
    • Processing, batching, and mailing approved grant applications
    • Generating membership scholarship coupons
    • Creating and exporting queries for Development mailings and Staff Meetings
    • Updating grant applications using Adobe InDesign
    • Assisting with development of Foundation Reports and other Eloqua emails
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The position requires strong organization and communication skills, a solid work ethic, good people skills, ability to develop relationships, a professional and easy phone manner, an attitude of perseverance, and a passion for homeschooling. The candidate must be able to diligently and independently organize, strategize, and manage multiple tasks. Writing and editing skills, being good with numbers, and a sense for marketing and graphic design are necessary. 

Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or five years’ experience in administrative duties.¬†
  • MS Office, Blackbaud, Raiser’s Edge, Adobe InDesign, and most importantly, Compassion!
  • Some background in homeschooling.

This is a part-time, on-site position at HSF in Purcellville, Virginia. To apply, please send your resume to Suzanne Stephens, Director of Communications, at jobs@hslda.org.