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POSITION TITLE:   Graphic Designer / Social Media Specialist
REPORTS TO: Creative Services Manager

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    Graphic Design:

  1. Design, produce and coordinate marketing communication materials such as 4-color ads, digital newsletters, tradeshow booth signage, point of purchase displays, sales flyers, ad slicks, promotional logos and flyers, product launch packages and special projects. Work with creative services manager, marketing manager and coworkers to establish effective design strategies. Maintain these strategies and the corporate graphic standards in the implementation of design solutions.

  2. Maintain departmental archiving, documentation and reporting procedures. Generate project schedules, archive lists and project budget information as needed.

  3. Determine and maintain/grow relationships with best vendors for projects based on cost estimates, quality and time lines.

  4. Coordinate and/or produce light copywriting for marketing and communications materials. This includes the proofing of all project copy.

  5. Assist with product photography and/or produce simple instructional digital videos as needed.

  6. Other duties as assigned.

  7. Social Media:

  8. Coordinating with stakeholders across the Company to ensure its effectiveness and encouraging adoption of relevant social media techniques into the corporate culture and into all of the company’s products and services

  9. Oversee social media campaigns and day-to-day activities. Duties include online advocacy, coordination of writing editorial, dealer support and promotions, etc.

  10. Manage presence in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar community sites, posting on relevant blogs, and seeding content into social applications as needed

  11. Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, and analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results

JOB REQUIREMENTS

    Graphic Design:

  1. Minimum of 3 years graphic design experience required

  2. Knowledge of graphics software (Creative Suite), specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat. Work with and experience in a Mac environment a must. Internet/Web knowledge, HTML/Light coding desired. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).

  3. Strong oral and written communication skills required. Copywriting experience desired.

  4. Ability to work and solve problems independently with little supervision as they relate to advertising, employee relations, and outside vendors/services.

  5. Ability to establish priorities, organize and coordinate several responsibilities simultaneously, working with coworkers to maintain creative strategies, and meeting all deadlines required.

  6. Able to work overtime as needed.

  7. Ability to work quickly under pressure, using good judgment in decision-making.

  8. Communication/2-way radio or electronics product knowledge highly desirable.

  9. Social Media:

  10. Strong organizational skills

  11. In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) monitored using Hootsuite and deployed using CoSchedule.

  12. Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships

  13. Team player, with the confidence to lead and guide other departments when necessary

  14. Good technical understanding and can pick up new tools/software quickly

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Responsible for managing own time to accommodate both design and social media roles: 50/50

Design, production, coordination and scheduling of projects for the in-house creative services department. Maintain corporate graphic standards, work within project budgets, follow project archives procedures and give project status reports. Work involves project design, scheduling, light copywriting, art production, and coordination with outside vendors. Work with creative coworkers to maintain consistent strategies. Committed to promoting teamwork and taking the initiative to assist Icom in accomplishing their corporate mission.

Grow the company’s Social Media strategy, developing brand awareness, generating inbound traffic and encouraging sales involvement. This role coordinates with the internal Marketing and Sales teams to support their respective missions, ensuring consistency in voice and cultivating a social media referral network.

 

 

ABOUT ICOM AMERICA

Founded in 1979, Icom America is part of the ICOM Corporation, a worldwide leader in two-way radio equipment for land, marine, avionics, and amateur radio communications. Icom America provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including cash bonus, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, matching 401(k) retirement plan, and paid vacation. Icom is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Sexual Orientation/Disabled/Veteran. Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to jobs@icomamerica.com.

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