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Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption. In collaboration with more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

The Designer and Brand Coordinator leads the design of Transparency International marketing products, both online and print, producing key design materials and coordinating the overall look and feel and quality assurance of graphic design standards across the TI-Secretariat and the TI Movement. They work with minimal supervision to coordinate multiple publishing projects, with a focus on design-dependent ones, supervising the work of external vendors.


Team: Communications Team 

Reporting Line: Head of Communications

Band: Band PF2, salary starting at €42,000 p.a.

Starting Date: 1 April 2024

Contract Duration: Currently we can offer an employment contract limited for a duration of two years, with the possibility of extension.

Working Hours: Part-Time [80%; 32 hours per week] 

Location: Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S), Berlin


  •     Conceptualize and design all types of online materials such as infographics, social media, banners, email templates and other content that communicates TI work and key messages in a visually compelling and engaging style.
  •     Manage the design and U/I components of major web and technology-dependent communications development projects.
  •     Oversee key TI print and marketing products, including publications, posters, flyers, etc.
  •     Supervise the work of external designers and printers, ensuring projects are delivered on time, to budget and to expected quality.
  •     Maintain, revise and implement TI visual identity graphical and design standards to ensure consistency and TI brand protection.
  •     Oversee the development and maintenance of design materials and templates for use by TI Secretariat and TI National Chapters.
  •     Keep current with emerging digital trends and technologies.



  •      Graduate or undergraduate degree in communications, arts, design or another relevant field
  •      5+ years of practical experience in design work in industry or with an agency
  •      Proven track record of producing visually impactful designs, both online and print
  •      Expert use of Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator, and other   prototyping tools
  •      Fluent in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  •      Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and remain calm under   pressure
  •      Dynamic self-starter; highly motivated, comfortable in taking initiative and able to work with   minimum supervision, with thorough eye for detail
  •      Structured, reliable, flexible and highly articulate
  •      Additional languages, in particular, Arabic, Spanish and/or French, desirable
  •      Knowledge of and interest in corruption, development issues and international affairs


Joining the Transparency International Secretariat candidates can expect:

  • the opportunity to become part of the global movement against corruption and make a positive contribution to the work of TI in the field of transparency and accountability working on a wide range of relevant and challenging issues
  • a role with purpose, working in a team of engaged and enthusiastic experts in the field of anti-corruption, driven and united by the desire to fight corruption and achieve significant and large-scale replicable impact
  • a dynamic, flexible and international working environment with peers representing 45+ different nationalities
  • a high degree of collaboration and autonomy in a lean and agile organisation with streamlined decision-making processes and a shared leadership culture with servant leadership philosophy
  • opportunities to learn and grow, including regular Show & Tell meetings and visits by external experts

Staff at TI-S enjoy a competitive compensation & benefits package designed for staff well-being and work life balance, incl.:

  • a relocation package incl. sponsorship of work permit if needed and eligible
  • financial contribution to German language classes
  • generous time off with 30 days of annual leave per year and flexible working times around core hours
  • Remote-hybrid working model from within Germany
  • the possibility of Work from Abroad for periods of time (currently for up to 10 working days at a time for a maximum of 20 working days per calendar year)
  • Friday afternoons alternately free or meeting-free during the summer months
  • Sodexo Restaurant Checks with plenty of options nearby the office for reduced prices for meals
  • reduced membership fees with Urban Sports Club
  • Mental wellbeing and counselling support by OpenUp
  • a centrally located office in a vibrant metropolitan city with excellent public transportation connectivity at the river Spree




Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and cover letter in English, merged into one PDF file, via the online recruitment system clicking on the button ‘Apply Online’. 

Closing date for external applications is 31 January 2024.

Only applications duly completed and received through the online recruitment system will be considered.

Transparency International is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where diversity is valued and where there is equality of opportunity. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and therefore welcome and strongly encourage applications from qualified candidates of all regions, countries, cultures and backgrounds. Existing permission to work in Germany is not a selection criterion and TI-S supports successful candidates in the process for applying for a work permit, if needed and eligible.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis and we do not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, colour or ethnic background, religious belief, sex, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation, marital or family status, age or ability. We kindly ask applicants to refrain from including in their application information relating to the above as well as from attaching photos.




Please note that Transparency International does not charge any fees at any stage of its recruitment and selection process (whether at application, processing, testing, interviewing, traveling or otherwise), nor does Transparency International require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants. Transparency International will also not ask you to join any group or account on social media or elsewhere.




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