Graphic Designer

Title: Base Graphic Designer

Term: Part time

Start date:  Immediately 

Application Deadline: September 8th 

Duration: Long-term

Salary: Competitive; based on previous experience 

Location:  Yerevan, Armenia

 

About Teach For Armenia Educational Foundation

Teach For Armenia is an independent, not-for-profit organization that is enlisting Armenia’s most promising future leaders in our mission to ensure all children in Armenia have access to an excellent education. Participants in the program, known as Fellows, serve as full-time teachers for two years in high-need schools across Armenia, and commit to transforming the education outcomes of less-privileged schoolchildren through significantly improving their achievements, leadership mindsets and access. In the long-term, Teach For Armenia Alumni Ambassadors will form a different class of leaders, working in various sectors to expand educational opportunity for all children in Armenia. To date, Teach For Armenia has recruited 91 Fellows across 3 cohorts. We aim to grow this number aggressively given the scale and urgency of education inequity.

Who We’re Looking For

Apart from being qualified for the job, we need someone who shares our vision and mission and is aligned with our Core Values: Striving for Excellence, Constant Learning & Growth, Dedication & Resilience, Integrity & Humility. These Core Values are a vital component of our organization's culture to ensure long-term and sustainable success, and therefore we view them as an important component for the selection of new team members and Fellows.

Our collaborative working environment ensures abundant opportunities for you to expand your network and learning opportunities with other team members, Fellows, corporate partners, the Ministry of Education, other education stakeholders, as well as other like-minded individuals from the Teach For All network partners in over 40 countries. While our compensation package is fair and competitive, we do not expect this to be your key reason for joining us. After all, we are not just offering you a job; we are looking for a like-minded leader to grow with us and help us in our mission to ensure all children in Armenia have access to an education that unlocks their true potential.  

Position Responsibilities

Teach For Armenia is seeking a talented, dynamic, enthusiastic and creative individual to support our Public Affairs Team as a Part-Time Graphic Designer.  Working hours are flexible and will work with the candidate to establish a working schedule. The candidate must be self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment independently and within a team. We are seeking someone who is capable of working on several distinct projects simultaneously and understands which method(s) are suitable to achieve top-level results.

Responsible for applying corporate branding guidelines across web, print and animation design. You will be involved in all aspects of a project from concept through to final artwork. Projects will include: brochures, posters, email banners, online banner advertising, collateral layout, and various custom items.

Ongoing responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with other team members to coordinate and complete on going design needs including business cards, social media, and recruitment/development design needs.

  • Create and prepare engaging, contemporary and visually appealing designs for print collateral, including brochures, flyers, posters, banners, signage, advertisements, annual report, and newsletters.

  • Ownership and continuously evolve the Teach For Armenia brand

  • Help tell the Teach For Armenia  brand story and ensure our vision and message is clearly, visually, and professionally presented

  • Work as an integral part of the Public Affairs team to brainstorm and collaborate on team driven projects

  • Maintain brand standards across all organizational communications as appropriate

  • Proactively drive multiple projects from concept through production in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines

  • Own Teach For Armenia’s design strategies, concepts and graphic identities that align with project directives and resonate with target audiences

Enhance and apply established branding guidelines of the Teach For Armenia brand including, but not limited to:

  • PowerPoint Presentations/ Slides

  • Collateral (Datasheets, Whitepapers, Case Studies, etc.)

  • High-velocity Content for Social Channels

  • Infographics

  • Print and Web design

  • Recruitment preparations

  • Other support materials that may come up

Required Skills and Competencies

  • College or University Degree in Graphic Design degree or a related field

  • 3-5  years experience in Graphic Design

  • Strong knowledge of written and verbal Armenian

  • Flexibility to be a hands-on team player adding value, creating strategies and assisting where needed

  • A solid understanding of design fundamentals and conceptual skills

  • Good typographic and conceptual skills

  • Maintaining awareness of current design trends, best practices and developments within creative community

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, juggling multiple projects with aggressive deadlines

  • A true team player with a passion for design that sparkles and conveys our innovative culture

  • Self-motivated problem solver with ability to react to directional changes quickly and positively

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

  • Experience  of working with Squarespace

 

If you are interested in joining our team please send your CV and portfolio to talent@teachforarmenia.org include the position you are applying for in the subject line  

*****You will not be considered for this position without first submitting samples of your work. As a part of your application, if available please include a link to your online portfolio.

 

 

 

 

Manager, Organizational Development and HR

Title: Manager, Organizational Development and HR

Term: Full-time

Start date:  Immediately 

Application Deadline: September 15th 

Duration: Long-term

Salary: Competitive; based on previous experience 

Location:  Yerevan, Armenia

 

About Teach For Armenia Educational Foundation


Teach For Armenia is an independent, not-for- profit organization that is enlisting
Armenia’s most promising future leaders in our mission to ensure all children in
Armenia have access to an excellent education. Participants in the program,
known as Fellows, serve as full-time teachers for two years in high-need schools
across Armenia, and commit to transforming the education outcomes of less-
privileged schoolchildren through significantly improving their achievements, affect
and access. In the long term, Teach For Armenia Alumni will form a different class
of leaders, working in various sectors to expand educational opportunity for all
children in Armenia. To date, Teach For Armenia has recruited 92 Fellows across
3 cohorts. We aim to grow this number aggressively given the scale and urgency
of education inequity.


Who We’re Looking For
Apart from being qualified for the job, we need a candidate who shares our vision
and mission and is aligned with our Core Values: Striving for Excellence, Constant
Learning & Growth, Dedication & Resilience, Integrity & Humility. These Core
Values are a vital component of our organization's culture to ensure long-term and
sustainable success, and therefore we view them as an important component for
the selection of new team members and Fellows. Our collaborative working
environment ensures abundant opportunities for you to expand your network and
learning opportunities with other team members, Fellows, corporate partners, the
Ministry of Education, other education stakeholders, as well as other like-minded
individuals from the Teach For All network partners in over 40 countries. While our
compensation package is fair and competitive, we do not expect this to be your
key reason for joining us. After all, we are not just offering you a job; we are
looking for a like-minded leader to grow with us and help us in our mission to
ensure all children in Armenia have access to an education that unlocks their true
potential.

Mission
The Organization Development and HR Manager’s mission is to ensure that the
organization’s impact is optimized by owning the processes relating to talent
acquisition, defining and fostering team culture, the learning development of Teach
For Armenia staff and ongoing organizational development. The manager should
create a work environment and culture that allows for employees to realize their
full potential along with maintaining high level of organization morale.

Key Measures of Success
Build a strong talent pipeline - Clear strategy for sourcing a pipeline of talent,
internally and externally, that is aligned with the mission and Core Values of Teach
For Armenia.
Build positive work environment that promotes unity and growth - A positive
environment where all staff are engaged and committed to the mission, and where
there is abundant opportunity for growth and a shared understanding of the activity
and direction of the organization.
Build and manage effective HR process - Strong processes in place that ensure
the two successes above can be achieved.
Accelerate organisation learning - Build systems and processes that help the
organization to learn, capture and leverage all HR knowledge.

Duties and Responsibilities
Department strategy: set big goals (20%, may vary based on priorities)
 Develop, own and execute a comprehensive human resources, staff
development and organizational development strategy that includes hiring,
on-boarding, staff development, performance management and exit
processes
 Set and take responsibility for ambitious and measurable goals
 Establish, enforce and train staff on clear processes that align with HR
strategy
 Work cross-functionally with other teams to integrate the strategy into all
staff practice
Organizational Development: invest in team and stakeholders (40%, may vary
based on priorities)
 Identify competency framework for ideal TFA employee based on TFA Core
Values and culture
 Establish aligned framework for leadership development, compensation,
benefits and rewards
 Work collaboratively with other team members to develop a positive
organisational culture that is aligned to our Core Values, Vision and Mission
 Identify and provide opportunities for ongoing staff development
 Plan and execute bi-annual all-staff retreat
 Coordinate weekly staff meetings and team breakfasts
 Own and manage global team calendar and other internal communication
to ensure knowledge sharing, access to team information and a unified
message.
Team administration: plan purposefully & execute effectively (30%, may vary
based on priorities)

 Manage all human resource operational activities including hiring
and on-boarding processes, payroll, maintaining of staff records and
human resource data system
 Work closely and collaboratively with different functional leads to plan for,
identify and secure their talent, technology and facilities needs
Research and development: continually increase effectiveness (10%, may vary
based on priorities)
 Research, learn, develop and record knowledge related to HR profession,
organizational and team health for strategy improvement
 Establish and maintain a network of external stakeholders that TFA can
utilize for our HR requirements, which include staff recruitment and
development
 Maintain and continuously improve current system, frameworks, policies
and procedures


Required Competencies
 Belief that HR is the most pivotal function in ensuring the success of the
organisation
 Open minded and avid learner of both the art of science of HR profession
 Ability to gain trust and respect from others through high level of personal
integrity
 Ability to empathise and be assertive at the same time
 Ability to set up and maintain effective processes and systems
 Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships
and influence at a senior level
 Ability to be adaptable in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, achievement-
oriented environment
 Strong leadership skills
 Strong Armenian and English language knowledge


Preferred Competencies
 3 years of experience working in an HR department
 Experience designing and implementing training sessions regarding
implemented procedures
 Knowledge and experience with HR information systems
 Structured and strategic approach to project management
 Strong personal network of talent that the organization can tap into for
hiring purpose

To apply

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic team, please send us your CV
along with a letter of intent to talent@teachforarmenia.org. Your e-mail
should include the position you are applying for as the subject line. In your cover
letter, you should include answers to the questions below.
1. Why do you want to be part of Teach For Armenia?
2. Which of our core values you can best identify with and why?