Design Associate

Do you have design experience – with your newspaper at school, a group on campus or in your community, or a site on the Web? Do you care about issues such as climate change, fracking and money in politics? Do you believe in the power of story, image and design to help change the world?

If so, we’d like to talk to you. We’re the Creative Team for The Public Interest Network.

We’re hiring a Design Associate to create materials that tell the stories of organizations like Environment America and U.S. PIRG. Your goal in the job is to connect with people—intellectually, emotionally, politically—and motivate them to join our efforts to win positive social change.


  • You’re smart.
  • You have an interest in and aptitude for design and layout.
  • You want to make the world a better place and have volunteered or worked on an issue or cause you feel passionate about.
  • You’re creative.
  • You’re good with people.
  • You’re eager to take on responsibility.
  • You respect goals, deadlines and budgets.

The kinds of projects you’ll work on:

  • Newsletters
  • Direct Mail
  • Educational brochures
  • Canvassing materials
  • and more...


Philadelphia, PA

Compensation & Benefits:

The target annual compensation for this position is $25,500 in the first year. Staff in their second year receive a raise which averages $1500. The Public Interest Network's Creative Team offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

To Apply:

Fill out our online application. We'll consider your application, and if we think you're a good fit, we will be in touch.


Contact Jenne Turner at 215-985-1113 ext. 101 or

Things To Know When You Apply:

The Public Interest Network is a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to making positive change. Click here for things you should know about our network when you apply.

The Public Interest Network is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.