Art Director

Sojourners is an ecumenical Christian media and advocacy organization that works toward social and racial justice. Sojourners publishes an award-winning magazine, produces daily news and commentary on, and mobilizes people of faith for social justice through its advocacy initiative, SojoAction.

We seek to inspire hope and build a movement to transform individuals, communities, the church, and the world by articulating the biblical call to racial and social justice, life and peace, and environmental stewardship.

Sojourners are Christians who follow Jesus, but who also sojourn with others in different faith traditions and all those who are on a spiritual journey. We reach into traditional churches but also out to those who can't fit into them. Together we seek to discover the intersection of faith, politics, and culture. We actively campaign to advance voter and democracy protection, immigration rights, just policing, economic justice, gender justice, peacebuilding, and more.

The role:

Sojourners is seeking a Multimedia Graphic Designer. The Multimedia Graphic Designer is essential to evolving the Sojourners brand and visual storytelling through graphic design, vertical video, and motion graphics. They will utilize their skills to tell stories at the intersection of faith and social justice to reach Sojourners’ audience of 3 million. Sojourners is open to fully remote candidates with two annual trips to Washington, D.C., required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create a variety of digital and print materials, including in-house ads, promotional and fundraising materials, editorial illustrations, online article images, social media assets, and formatted resources.
  • Create vertical videos to promote Sojourners’ editorial content on social media
  • Become an expert on Sojourners’ brand guide, immersing yourself in our visual system and building on it. In coordination with the art director, you will help refine the Sojourners visual brand across our website, magazine, advocacy work, and more.
  • Work closely with the marketing team on overall brand management.
  • Work collaboratively across the organization to assess project needs and deliver assets. Schedule and manage design meetings as needed to identify design requirements and timelines for various projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • This is a mid-level position.
  • Experience with evolving an established brand identity system.
  • Portfolio showcasing a variety of design work across print and digital media.
  • Experience and passion to connect Gen-Z and other audiences to Sojourners’ faith-based content through dynamic video and visual content.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional reference contacts to with the subject line Multimedia Graphic Designer or mail materials to Multimedia Graphic Designer search, Sojourners, 408 C St. NE, Washington, DC 20002. The application process involves a phone interview, simulation activity, and at least one virtual interview. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Sojourners is an equal opportunity employer that continually seeks to diversify its staff and create an inclusive and equitable culture.

Starting annual salary for this position is $50,000-60,000, depending on experience. Excellent benefits package includes fully paid health insurance, 20 days’ paid vacation, 12 days’ paid sick leave, 12 paid holidays, 401(k) plan with employer match, and a positive, faith-based work environment.