CREATIVE MANAGER - PRINT & PRODUCTION

North Oaks Health System   Hammond, LA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 21, 2022
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Status:  Full Time

Shift:     M-F, 8-5, as needed

Exempt: Yes 

Summary:

Responsible for the daily operations of in-house design and print shop departments; oversees and schedules all trafficking of jobs between Graphics, Corporate Communications, Marketing/Business Development and Print Shop.

 

Other information:

1. Previous Experience Required:

a. A minimum for five years experience in graphic design.

b. Excellent people and communication skills a must.

c. Excellent written and verbal skills.

2. Specialized or Technical Education Required:

a. Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Marketing or related field. Two (2) years of experience for each year of college (8 years) can be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

b. Technical skills include computer literacy/knowledge of Macintosh equipment and programs including other graphic design applications.

3. Manual or Physical Skill Required:

Keyboarding and excellent telephone skills.

4. Physical Effort Required:

Strength: Sedentary
Lift: Occasionally
Push: Occasionally
Sit: Constantly
Pull: Occasionally
Stand: Occasionally
Carry: Occasionally
Walk: Occasionally

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide direction for design of display advertisements, brochures, direct mail, fliers, newsletters, signage, special event materials and all other collateral as required by departments/organizations associated with the hospital.

  1. Works collaboratively with marketing department to schedule and submit advertisements to media vendors on or before established deadlines.

  1. Assists with audience research and develops creative briefs, design concepts and pitches to meet business objectives.

  1. Develop corporate identity systems for departments, physicians and organizations associated with the hospital.

  1. Manage and review all design work to unify the hospital brand identity.

  1. Design and prepare graphic design work for production/printing.

  1. Manage, design and coordinate production for quarterly publication of Heartbeat and three issues each year of CommUnity newsletter.

  1. Design artwork for digital media (ex. Facebook, Oaklink, Website).

  1. Design and coordinate photography sessions for health care providers, special events, brochures, advertising and all other marketing requests.

  1. Design and coordinate audiovisual and slide presentations (ex. PowerPoint/iMovie) as requested by departments, physicians and organizations associated with the hospital.

  1. Works collaboratively to support the production of videos/commercials, and image and radio spots, which may include script writing. Coordinate talent, communicate with internal clients and manage production company.

  1. Chair Forms Committee and design/revise forms as required by departments/organizations associated with the hospital.

  1. Work in conjunction with the Print Shop to produce printed materials.

  1. Obtain printing bids and investigates collateral purchases. Always secures best pricing for products.

  1. Assists Marketing Director with the preparation of annual budget; Monitor and operate within approved budget.

  1. Perform daily maintenance on computer system and work in conjunction with IT department to continually upgrade system applications and hardware for Macintosh Computers.

  1. Maintain records, reports and statistics as required.

  1. Attend required meetings and serve on committees as requested.

  1. Write departmental goals and objectives.

  1. Hold staff meetings for Print & Production employees.

  1. Monitor individual employee workflow and institutional marketing workflow for timeliness and accuracy.

  1. Treat all employees fairly and consistently.

  1. Evaluate, coach and counsel employees.

  1. Maintain professional affiliations as appropriate and enhance professional growth and development through seminars, conferences, etc.

  1. Keep abreast of all hospital policies and procedures and inform staff members.
  1. Perform all other duties as required or directed.

  1. Follows North Oaks Health System’s compliance program and all federal and state regulatory guidelines.