Marketing Specialist - MH

Posted: 09/08/2021

Overview:

• Assist with the Design, development, and production of the company’s visual media; assist in establishing and maintaining company’s professional standards for communications identity; perform related work as required.

• Position reports directly to the Manager of Marketing Services and is considered as an extension of that office – all essential functions of this job will be under direct supervision of the Manager of Marketing Services.

• Create layouts and design artwork for the company’s publications including, but not limited to, catalogs, brochures, newsletters, price sheets, training and collateral materials; also for trade show exhibits.

• Assist the Sales Dept. with special publications, PIM spreadsheets and Power Point presentations.

• Responsible for updates to website(s) regarding content and PIM Data.

Required Education and Experience: Ideal candidate will have a two-year degree in graphic art and design, or commensurate experience demonstrating knowledge of graphic art, production and design, desktop publishing and web design. Unqualified Applicants exhibiting the appropriate level of professionalism and attitude will be considered.

Preferred knowledge of:

• InDesign • Adobe Acrobat • Illustrator • Photoshop

• Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);

Requires Ability to:

• Interpret needs and ideas into concepts, and translate them into effective communication materials.

• Use a wide range of media, including photography and computer aided design.

• Produce accurate and high quality work.

• Multi-task: work on more than one project at a time. • Contribute ideas and design artwork to the overall project.

• Keep abreast of developments in IT, particularly design programs.

• Work well in a team, with printers, other designers, website designers, as well as internal staff and direct supervision.

• Work to tight deadlines.

• Perform other duties as needed.

Essential Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Designs, produces, or works with others in the creation of communication materials in print, the web, display, and other mediums for a variety of projects under direction of Manager of Marketing Services.

• Works with other team members to provide recommendations for concept, design, art direction, production, print buying and quality control;

• Operates a computer for a variety of graphic design activities including desktop publishing and layout, production, illustration and pre-press file preparation, plus presentation support development;

• Monitors and tracks production projects for timely completion; works with outside vendors to meet production deadlines;

• Contributes to editorial development of projects; • Maintains accurate files and records.

• Responsible for tracking inventory levels of materials within the Literature Department.

• Prepare presentation materials and facilitation as needed for in-house or remote training(s) and/or Distributor needs.

• Assists with materials and equipment collation and shipment for Annual Sales Meetings, Trade Shows, and similar venues – as well as unpacking and re-allocation of equipment, unused documents, and materials. Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally 8:00 AM to 5PM Monday- Friday.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: reaching, sitting, standing, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. Physical demands of the position including the ability to lift and handle up to 50 pounds of literature materials, bend, stoop and stretch as required for placement and retrieval of materials or equipment on shelving.

Work Environment: This job operates in office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets.

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

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