Graphic and Multimedia Designer

Organization: Right To Play International
Department/Division: Global Marketing and Communications
Work Location: Toronto, Canada
Work Arrangement: A combination of in-office and remote-working in accordance with Right To Play’s work arrangement and the operational needs of the department
Authorized to work in: Canada (Eligible to work legally without requiring visa or work permit sponsorship) Target Hiring Range: CAD 73,000 – 76,000 per annum (pending 2024 Pay Award)
Target Start Date: End of November / Early December 2023
Contract Duration: Full-time / Permanent
Application Closing Date: October 29, 2023 23:59 EDT

Right To Play is a global organisation that protects, educates and empowers children to rise above adversity through the power of play. We help millions of children each year to stay in school and out of work, to prevent life-threatening diseases and to stay safe from exploitation and abuse. We are the leading global development organization that uses play to transform the lives of children and youth impacted by poverty, war, disease and inequality.
Established in 2000, Right To Play reaches children through experiential programming in 15 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. These programs are supported by our headquarters in Toronto, Canada; London, UK and seven national offices across Europe and North America.
With a shared passion for our mission, our Culture Code guides how we act and interact based on five core pillars:

  • Accept Everyone – Be intentional about inclusion
  • Make Things Happen – Seek opportunities to lead and innovate
  • Display Courage – Act with integrity
  • Demonstrate Care – Look after yourself and one another
  • Be Playful – Have fun at work

Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do, and watch this video to find out about the five pillars of our Culture Code.

Reporting to the VP, Marketing and Communications, the Graphic and Multimedia Designer brings their creative vision, brand leadership, technical expertise, and familiarity with best practices in visual communications to a growing global organization with a dynamic brand and mission.

The Graphic and Multimedia Designer is a key member of the Global Communications Team, and contributes to the development and execution of Right To Play’s brand, communications, and content strategies. You will ensure the use and appearance of the Right To Play brand is consistent across the 20 countries where Right To Play operates and empowers Right To Play’s teams with brand resources, technical support, and training. You will support Right To Play’s awareness, fundraising, and thought leadership priorities by producing engaging and impactful brand and marketing content and collateral in digital and print formats for use across multiple markets, including social media and website content, videos, campaign and event collateral, advertisements, infographics, and reports and presentations. You will manage Right To Play’s online photo and video database (SmugMug) and Canva design account. You will manage merchandise production for Right To Play’s Toronto HQ, including wearables, banners and signage, and liaises with vendors on pricing and production.

This is a terrific opportunity for a creative, motivated, and strategic visual storyteller to work with a dynamic brand and team and create compelling communications that engage, inspire, and delight supporters in countries around the globe.


1: Graphic and Multimedia Design and Content Creation (65% of Time):

  • Supports Right To Play’s awareness, fundraising, and thought leadership priorities by producing engaging and impactful brand and marketing content and collateral in digital and print formats for use across multiple markets, including social media and website content, videos, campaign and event collateral, advertisements, infographics, and reports and presentations.
  • Leads on ensuring content is optimized for platforms and user experience, and is compelling, relevant, topical, and engaging;
  • Supports on the development of content strategies for campaigns and events;
  • Manages merchandise production for Right To Play’s Toronto HQ (wearables, banners and signage, etc.) and liaise with vendors on pricing and production.

2: Brand Leadership (10% of Time):

  • Provides brand, design, and content creation leadership and support to Right To Play’s 20 offices.
  • Ensures the use and appearance of the Right To Play brand is consistent across all markets, in accordance with our brand guidelines.
  • Supports teams with brand resources, technical support, coaching and training.

3: Visual Asset Management (10% of Time):

  • Manages Right To Play’s online photo and video database (SmugMug), ensuring all photos and videos are permission-cleared, tagged, and available for use across the organization.
  • Manages Right To Play’s Canva account, including its database of visual assets.

4: Strategy and Planning (10% of Time):

  • Helps to develop and delivers on Right To Play’s annual communications plan and content strategy, in collaboration with team members.
  • Contributes to the development of the organization’s monthly editorial calendar.
  • Works with colleagues to develop marketing and fundraising campaigns that engage and inspire supporters and spur them to action.
  • Stays on top of trends in content marketing and supporter engagement and brings expertise and insights to the team.

5: Other Tasks as Assigned (5% of Time)


  • Undergraduate degree or college diploma in Graphic Design, Studio Art, or Multimedia Design


  • 7 years of experience in the field of graphic and multimedia design, content creation, video editing, and/or art direction;
  • Experience providing brand leadership and vision;
  • A proven track-record of creating compelling multimedia content and collateral that grabs attention and connects, motivates and inspires audiences;
  • Experience developing content strategies for campaigns and events;
  • Demonstrated experience with information design, with an ability to take complex issues/topics and translate to engaging, easy-to-understand visuals;
  • Experience developing and offering brand and design coaching and training;
  • Experience managing external vendors and projects with multiple stakeholders;
  • Experience creating visuals for Meta and Google advertising platforms.


  • A proven ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and lead collaborative projects;
  • Creative thinker who understands brand strategy, visual communication, and trends in content strategy and creation, and who is passionate about bringing brand and mission to life and driving supporter engagement through visual communications;
  • Detail- and deadline-oriented self-starter with a strong sense of personal accountability, excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently;
  • Clear and confident verbal and written communicator who is able to work collaboratively with colleagues to help them achieve their creative vision, and who can provide constructive feedback that empowers people to be brand ambassadors for the organization;
  • Lifelong learner who is naturally curious in life and in work, open to new ideas, and motivated to share new ideas with their team.


  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, SmugMug or other photo/video management systems;
  • Video production and editing skills;
  • Familiarity with the print production process and ability to create and manage the production of annual reports, brochures, etc.;
  • Mastery of digital design process and best practices, including platform optimization, latest trends, and innovative approaches;
  • Familiarity with website publishing and digital content maintenance utilizing a CMS.
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms like MailChimp, or other;
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and advertising approaches and best practices.


  • Fluency in spoken and written English


  • Experience with web design and website management;
  • Skills in photography, videography, and/or animation;
  • Experience managing social media accounts;
  • Experience managing teams of creatives;
  • Strong writing and editing skills;
  • Experience working in a non-profit and/or a global work environment;
  • Knowledge of basic HTML and CSS;
  • Knowledge of Arabic and French.

The opportunity to collaborate with an innovative global team who are passionate about working with children and youth. You will gain experience working for a globally recognized organization with a healthy culture premised on our Culture Code (accept everyone, make things happen, display courage, demonstrate care and be playful). You will be immersed in an environment where learning and development is encouraged and valued, and “play” is appreciated as a core avenue to building community.

  • Competitive salary and benefits (e.g. Health insurance, Group RRSP Plan, gym membership)
  • Flexible work arrangements (e.g. work from home and flex hours)
  • 15 days annual leaves
  • 3 personal days per year
  • 5 personal learning and development (L&D) days per year
  • Annual learning week
  • Annual staff recognition awards
  • Opportunity to connect with employees across our offices (e.g. Facebook Workplace)
  • Opportunity to engage in global projects and initiatives
  • Wellness programs
  • Playful activities and events

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply with your resume, cover letter and work sample via the application link. Application Link:

Details on the work sample is available from the application form.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisting of applications will begin immediately and interviews may be held before the closing date.
Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. As such, we encourage groups who have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions at Right To Play. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.

We value and promote a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Should you require any accessibility related accommodations or specific adjustments to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process, and thereafter, please reach out to the People & Culture team by email at [email protected]. All information provided will be treated as confidential and used only to provide an accessible candidate experience.

We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening or equivalent criminal check as a condition of employment.

To protect the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve, Right To Play requires all employees and volunteers based in Canada to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at


October 23, 2023


October 29, 2023


Full-time Permanent




Right To Play International