March 14th, 2017

Office of the Leader of the NDP / NDP Research Office - Graphic Designer, Permanent, Full-time Position


Office of the Leader of the NDP / NDP Research Office


Caucus Services, 202 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario

We are seeking an experienced graphic designer to join our high-energy team. The successful applicant will help the NDP leader and caucus connect effectively with Canadians, by creating impactful designs to be used in various print and digital products.


  • Contribute as a core creative member of the Direct Communications team within the Strategic Communications department
  • Develop print and digital communication products to support the Leader and Caucus
  • Ensure materials follow appropriate professional and internal brand guidelines
  • Collaboratively develop compelling visual concepts, tools, templates and products
  • Help support and train MP staff directly, as needed
  • Work collaboratively to advance the NDP caucus’ parliamentary goals and agenda
  • Other duties as required


  • Professional training and demonstrated experience in graphic design
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and related software in a Mac environment
  • Familiarity with design principles in print, online and social media contexts
  • Ability to work under pressure in a creative team environment, managing tight deadlines and competing priorities
  • Strong organizational skills, communication skills and sound political judgment
  • Sound knowledge of Canadian politics, the NDP and current affairs
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Please submit a portfolio with your C.V.

Annual salary


(salary levels subject to clauses 12 and 21 of the collective agreement)

Closing date

March 27, 2017 (Midnight)

Starting date

As soon as possible

Send application to

Hiring Committee, NDP Caucus Services
202 Sparks St, Suite 217, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6

(Office and position applied for must be indicated in subject line if e-mailing application.)


A collective agreement is in effect between UFCW (Local 232) and the New Democratic Party Members of Parliament. All applications will be received and held in confidence.

The NDP and NDP MPs are employment equity employers. Women, persons of colour, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons are encouraged to apply for this position. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.