GOOD FOR GRADS - Entry Level Marketing and Graphic Design

Salary:
Up to $40,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits...

Location:
Huntley Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

GOOD FOR GRADS
Entry-Level Marketing and Graphic Design
Up to $40,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

As a Marketing and Graphic Design Specialist, your primary job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Creating, developing and managing all corporate communications and related graphic designs in order to support the firm's key business initiatives
- Implementing marketing communications across social media, the company website and other media platforms
- Creating marketing materials for:

> Packaging
> Literature
> Website
> Digital Platforms
> Video and A/V Presentations
> Public Relations
> Direct Mail Advertising
> Special Promotion and Incentive Programs

Additional responsibilities include:

- Developing a strong knowledge of Company products and services, as well as the marketplace and competitors, through research and study
- Writing and editing marketing collateral
- Planning and developing PR programs to promote the Company and its products
- Writing news and press releases, background pieces, speeches and other corporate communications
- Developing strong relationships with various print and media outlets
- Obtaining positive customer testimonials and disseminating testimonials across various platforms
- Assisting with the development of the Company's annual trade show strategies
- Always adhering to corporate image guidelines, project deadlines and corporate budgets
- Performing other duties and assisting with special projects as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will possess the following experience:

- A Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or a related discipline
- Marketing experience (traditional or digital), while in school
- Experience creating graphic designs and design elements

In addition to the following qualifications:

- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite [Illustrator, Photoshop and/or InDesign]
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills
- Writing, proofreading, editing and grammatical skills
- The ability to create captivating and informative content
- Creativity plus the desire to innovate
- An entrepreneurial spirit
- Relationship-building and interpersonal skills

PLUSES... That may enable you to stand out as a candidate for this job:

+++ Experience with website design and/or basic programming

+++ Experience managing social media across various platforms

+++ Experience working with media representatives and outlets

JobGiraffe's client is a leading manufacturer of products for the home and the environment.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #18-1918 - Huntley, IL 60142

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations Skills Recent Grads and Entry Level/Will Train Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations Skills, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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