PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/DESIGNER

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JOB TITLE: PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/DESIGNER
DEPARTMENT: MARKETING
REPORTS TO: VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING & BRAND STRATEGY
WAGE CATEGORY: EXEMPT

JOB STATEMENT
Performs a variety of functions relating to Chamber publications, brand design and development, and video production of the Chamber television show and multimedia projects as part of the Marketing team. Responsible for creative/graphic output of Chamber projects including, but not limited to, print, digital and video collateral, direction and execution of managing of multimedia projects, and prepares final art for production in a variety of media. This role is part of the marketing team and is a production-heavy role.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/OBJECTIVES

  • Assists Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy and members of the executive team in creative brand collateral in several multimedia formats
  • Designer and manager of and executes multimedia projects for the organization, including, but not limited to, magazine, website, social media graphics and posts, video projects, ads, print projects, branding and membership materials and campaigns, testimonials, government affairs publications, and other visual projects as dictated by demand unless otherwise reassigned to another marketing team member
  • Responsible for layout and design of The Business Voice, the Chamber’s monthly magazine including execution and editing of Chamber publications
  • Knowledge and ability to layout and produce custom Chamber magazine
  • 80 percent production work that may include magazine layout, multi-page long-form book layout, creation of social media digital ad units, full page ads, half page ads, quarter page ads, creating PDFs, compiling PDFs, PowerPoint presentations, event collateral (displays, pop-ups step and repeats, promotional marketing materials.)
  • 20 percent original graphic design content that will show across many different platforms and sizes while maintaining the integrity of the brand. A creative perspective of the application of graphics, layouts and digital design is a must.
  • Photojournalist and producer for monthly Chamber television platform and related media including shooting and editing
  • Photographer for Chamber events as assigned
  • Responsible for managing graphic design, page layout and typesetting on Macintosh Platform using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Word
  • Manages design, layout and output to make all jobs ready for print
  • Updates, manages and executes requests within the project management system
  • Checks incoming and outgoing artwork for accuracy and file samples
  • Maintains department files and archive of all artwork, photos and projects
  • Tracks project costs and manages the job quotes and RFQ process
  • Actively supports and participates in Chamber events and functions
  • Other duties as assigned

 

JOB SPECIFICATION
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance. Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in graphic design or related field; or at least two years’ related experience and/or training; and advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of graphic design, videography, photography and print production
  • Two-plus years’ experience in the Marketing industry
  • Strong publication design skills including but not limited to magazine production, marketing and sales collateral, small publications design
  • To be successful in this position, you should have a passion for expanding already established design, combine strong layout and technical skills to format various images and illustrations, and most importantly guarantee you are meeting the direction set by the various team.
  • Often establishing the initial look and feel of a design project and convert them into various implementations for use in digital, print, and event use.
  • Flexible, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a consistently fast-paced environment – ability to shift gears as priorities change
  • Highly creative with ability to communicate and manage brand identity with both internal and external customers
  • Experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
    Proven ability to develop brand and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Up-to-date with latest trends and marketing best practices
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with strict deadlines
  • Skilled in the operation of photographic and video equipment
  • Ability to lead projects and teams
  • Ability to work well with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain hard copy and computer files and records
  • Advanced knowledge of computer fundamentals and professional software including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advanced knowledge of methods of Portable Document Format (PDF), pre-press and post production
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and handle multiple projects with strict deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Proofreading experience or skills
  • Working knowledge of web design and Internet related software applications
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to lift at least 35 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license required with clean DMV record

 

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to jandres@vegaschamber.com.