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Creative Marketing Specialist

Company: McElroy's Inc.
Location: Topeka
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Position PurposeProvide photo, video, graphic design and creative/strategic support to the McElroy's marketing department for communications use in all media. Assist in ideation and creation of cohesive marketing/communications programs and strategies. The successful candidate must possess high standards of quality and accuracy, be collaborative, have experience in applying design/photo/video techniques, tools and principles, and be self-motivated.Essential Functions and Basic Duties1. Graphic Designa. Understand the McElroy's brand style and maintain a cohesive design approach across all media and for all purposes.b. Design and prepare art files incorporating digital photo, illustration and typography techniques for print, online and video use.2. Photographya. Photograph technicians and their work in indoor and outdoor settings under varying light conditions.b. Photograph company events and presentations.c. Create employee portraits.d. Edit, optimize and crop photos to suit print and/or online usage.3. Videographya. Film technicians and their work in indoor and outdoor settings under varying light conditions.b. Film, with audio, interviews of employees and/or customers for educational, testimonial and/or marketing purposes.c. Record drone footage of projects under construction, buildings containing completed work, and other subject matter.d. Film broadcast-quality footage, with or without audio, for use in commercials.e. Optimize and edit video and audio, including graphics and effects, to create finished videos for online and/or broadcast use.Qualifications1. Training, education or certification: - High school diploma or equivalent required. - Associates degree in relevant field strongly preferred. Relevant job experience may be substituted for degree. - FAA drone pilot license preferred. May be acquired on the job.2. Knowledge, skills: - Proficiency with Adobe Creative products: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro and After Effects, as well as Microsoft PowerPoint. - Proficiency with use of cameras, audio recording and lighting techniques. Familiarity with drone operation. - Knowledge of video, photo and graphic file preparation for printing, website and online purposes.3. Experience: - Three or more years of creative marketing experience preferred. Depends on the level of skill and certification.4. Abilities: - Ability to collaborate to harmoniously achieve excellence in marketing and communications creativity. - Ability to meet deadlines and execute complex projects. - Ability to think and act independently to meet goals and objectives. - Ability to continually learn new techniques, skills, and tools.Physical & Travel RequirementsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk; and carry, set up and use camera and lighting gear. Working on project sites may require ability to cross rough terrain and/or climb ladders.Light daytime travel to nearby worksites is common. Some local early morning, or evening travel may be needed.Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. This job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) occupying this position.Benefits - Health Insurance - Life Insurance - 401(k) Match - Profit Sharing - Paid Holidays - Paid Time OffMcElroy's Inc. is an employer-at-will.McElroy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. McElroy's Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/ Disabled. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Human ResourcesJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time offSchedule:
    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to FridayExperience:
      • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: McElroy's Inc., Topeka , Creative Marketing Specialist, Advertising , Topeka, Kansas

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