Neighbors Credit Union

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Creative Specialist

Creative Specialist

Job ID 
2017-1250
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MO-St. Louis
Posted Date 
10/20/2017
Category 
Marketing

More information about this job

Overview

Are you looking for a marketing position where you will use your awesome creativity and marketing knowledge to execute a variety of advertisements to help strengthen our company’s brand? Are you resourceful, detail oriented and seeking an opportunity to support a mid-size company’s marketing and public relations efforts?

 

Who you are:

As the Creative Specialist, you will assist the VP of Marketing in accomplishing the overall credit union goals by developing and executing creative designs and strategies.

 

Who we are:

Neighbors Credit Union is a growing, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution that was established in 1928 in St. Louis. Here our employees have a simple purpose: to provide awesome member experiences. At Neighbors Credit Union, you will be part of a team that always puts people before profits.

 

Our Mission:

Providing awesome member experiences through innovative products, superior service, and trusted advice, while strengthening our community with financial education. We are dedicated to the success of our members and employees to ensure we are the financial institution of choice.

Responsibilities

Creative development – Responsible for the creative development of all marketing and advertising for a broad range of mediums, including direct mail, digital/web, social media, posters, print and more. This role oversees all elements of the creative process, including conception, copywriting, graphic design, proofing, editing, print production and vendor coordination.

 

Branding – Responsible for maintaining and evolving the Neighbors Credit Union brand. Must grow and develop existing brand standards, while maintaining brand identity and integrity.

 

Photo Compliance and Ad Retention – This position will be responsible for the image database and copywrite law. In addition, this position will maintain and update our document and ad retention efforts in respect to compliance requirements.

 

Additional duties – Complete award entries. Organize samples. Respectfully help staff and members. Assist the marketing department when or where needed to support promotions, events and the credit union in general. Assist the credit union with all design efforts needed. Work with outside agencies and printers as needed. Must stay well-informed to all financial and advertising regulations.

Qualifications

Education/Experience      

A Bachelors Degree in fine art design, marketing, communications, or similar from an accredited college or university. Or a minimum of three years related work experience.

 

Skills                   

Individual must have extensive knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Must understand digital file formats (tif, gif, jpeg, png, eps, pdf, etc.). Must have the ability to navigate across multiple mediums. Must have an adaptive design eye and skill. Must exhibit exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Must present a professional appearance and manner. Must possess a positive attitude and be highly personable. Must be able to work successfully independently and in a team environment. Must have strong organizational and planning skills. Must be creative and detail oriented. Must be able to manage priorities and balance diverse projects.

 

Rewards

  • This position is full-time and will be eligible for benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions.
  • Competitive base salary and annual incentive plan.
  • We have excellent opportunities for career advancement and professional development.