Position Summary: The Content & Design Coordinator develops and implements graphic and content strategies that help drive ticketed and non-ticketed program participation and tells our story. This position will create graphics and content/stories for a variety of online and off-line platforms.
Ideal Candidate: You are passionate about design and the power it has to communicate not just information, but emotions. You understand the value of the arts to a well-balanced life and are excited to invite others into that experience. You recognize the constant evolution of content and story telling and embrace the idea that our story is worth telling and you are excited to help create the voice we use to do so with compelling copy, images, video and other creative means that help the reach of our communications. You are an experienced photographer and skilled videographer who can take dynamic shots in less than dynamic circumstances. You are a strong writer and a consummate storyteller with impeccable grammar. Working in a team environment is ideal for you, but you also enjoy forging ahead independently. You can adapt to an ever-changing set of circumstances and technology.
Classification: Hult Center Content & Design Coordinator is in theProgram Coordinatorclass. Salary Range: $25.13 - $31.33 hourly, $52,270.40 - $65,166.40 annually Department/Division: Library, Recreation & Cultural Services / Cultural Services Division Work Location: Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center, Eugene, OR 97401
Must reside in the state of Oregon and be able to report onsite for work as needed in Eugene, OR to meet business needs.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM must be available to work nights or weekends as required.
Application Deadline: Friday, October 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm PDT
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY
Posting Closes – October 8, 2021
Phone Interviews – Week of October 18 - 22, 2021
In-Person Interviews – Week of November 1-5
Hiring Date: November 17, 2021
Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following
Supervision Exercised and Received
Receives supervision from the Director of Marketing.
May exercise lead direction over administrative/clerical temporary employees.
Duties GRAPHIC SERVICES & PRODUCTION
Concept and design a variety of subscription and show-specific marketing and communications pieces, including ad-mats, brochures, fliers, postcards, print ads, email campaigns, web ads, large print programs, program stuffers and lobby displays and monitors, social media, web and signage.
Creation of original illustration and theme art for various programs and events, including institutional signage for box office, special events and sponsorships.
Work with Programming, Box Office and Education departments to concept and design communication pieces, including brochures, invitations, email campaigns and signage.
Oversee visual integrity and brand maintenance of materials and communications using both Hult Center and the City of Eugene standards
Establish timelines and costs and oversee production
Work as liaison between staff and outside printers, sign makers, screen printers and advertising specialty manufacturers
Manage mail house, print vendor, and distribution vendors for complete and timely dissemination of hard copy materials.
PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEOGRAPHY, AND COORDINATION
Take excellent photos and create captivating videos to be used in support of marketing efforts
Provide training and advice to staff on photo/video techniques
Determine photo needs for marketing and other communications
Research and hire other creative professionals, as needed
Coordinate, attend, and direct photo and video shoots
Be available for evening and weekend assignments
Write and edit compelling marketing copy for printed and online mediums, including e-blasts, websites, social media, and direct mail
Edit copy received by Hult Center promoters and resident companies, balancing requirements to maintain original content with need for persuasive and well-written prose
Leverage knowledge of content’s impact on SEO; work with Digital Communications Coordinator to craft copy that improves SEO for HultCenter.org.
Oversee and organize digital asset management
Approve content generated by other staff
Track and meet deadlines
Work with a cross-functional internal team
Keep abreast of new developments and technology in the field; remains competent through self-directed professional reading, development professional contacts, attending trainings
Research and recommend equipment, hardware, and software needed to create exceptional content
Recommend modifications to existing systems/processes
Establish timelines and budgets for projects and stay on track with established deadlines and costs
Support copywriting for media relations and other press communications
Provide back-up for Digital Communications Coordinator (website, social and email)
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences. The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.
Ability to/Knowledge of
Experienced in Adobe Create Suite programs including Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, In Design, and Lightroom.
Knowledge of practices and principles of marketing
Demonstrated skills with copy-writing, proofing, and attention to detail
Practices and principles relevant to design and content industries
Office procedures and computerized systems
Work well independently and within a team setting
Experience Four years of progressively responsible clerical or administrative support experience, including two years’ experience in the assigned area or a related field. Training High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent. Associated degree or college course work in the assigned area desirable. Background MUST PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK
About Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley in Eugene, Oregon, the Hult Center is the largest performing arts center between Portland, OR and San Francisco. Owned and managed by City of Eugene, it has a 2400-seat concert hall, a 500-seat theater and other spaces. With the mission “to enrich the cultural life of the region,” the Center presents 35+ shows per year of its own and is host to five resident companies, local arts organizations, Broadway productions and other touring shows. The Hult Center is anchored in beautiful downtown Eugene – it is the jewel in Eugene’s crown.
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