Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 29-Oct-2018 to 19-Nov-2018
  • - Hamilton County Tourism, Inc.
  • Carmel, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Position Statement
As the official destination management organization (DMO) for Hamilton County, Indiana, Hamilton County Tourism, Inc. (HCT) seeks to be nationally known as an innovative, diverse, vibrant and attractive destination. HCT is located in Carmel, Indiana and provides marketing, sales, sports, economic development, hospitality and community development support to all cities and communities in the county. 
 
This position coordinates the creative needs and executes design projects for several brands that are managed by Hamilton County Tourism: Visit Hamilton County, Hamilton County Sports Authority and Invest Hamilton County. 
 
This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Promotions and works closely with the entire organization as well as other non-profits in Hamilton County's communities helping interpret and inspire well-designed and effective marketing strategies. A successful candidate for this position will be highly creative, multi-task oriented, and bring an energetic spark to HCT's creative projects. A positive outlook and the desire to work within a team setting are essential. 
 
Responsibilities 

Art Direction and Design (40%)
• Creatively support Hamilton County Tourism, Inc., Visit Hamilton County (including leisure tourism, meetings and conferences, hospitality and welcome), Hamilton County Sports Authority and Invest Hamilton County brand family.
• Work closely with Hamilton County Tourism's creative agency of record.
• Create visual concepts that inspire, inform and captivate key audiences or market segments.
• Develop layout and production design for a variety of print collateral, advertisements, online digital, video and other creative communication channels.
• Incorporate recommended changes and review designs for errors before final design and production.
• Work within and be innovative around an established style guide to maintain the integrity of the brands. 
• Coordinate photography needs and assist in maintaining a current photo library by working closely with the Content Manager. Art direct photo shoots as needed.
 
Digital Content (40%)
• Manage and supervise all content and design for the Invest Hamilton County website. Work closely, as in a client relationship, with the Marketing Director of the Hamilton County Economic Development Corporation.
• Work collaboratively with HCT's marketing team to design monthly, themed emails for all brands for external and internal stakeholder audiences.
• Build web pages as needed for all HCT brands.
 
Creative Management (15%)
• Provide clear and consistent communication around design projects with key staff who represent each brand. 
• Advise on design strategies and determine messages to best engage a given audience.
• Work collaboratively with colleagues on a variety of design projects providing ideas, support and expertise when needed.
• Establish and communicate schedules to deliver projects on time.
• Work within an established budget.
• Manage phases of multiple projects at one time by working closely with the Marketing Director on priorities.
• Keep current with design software and computer technologies to satisfy the job.
 
Additional Responsibilities (5%)
• Participate in HCT-sponsored functions and activities as needed.
• Participate in staff meetings and project meetings as required by position or requested by supervisor.
• Demonstrate a commitment to developing and embracing Hamilton County Tourism's core values of communication, collaboration, growth, intelligence and stewardship.
• Other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in graphic design, digital marketing, web design or related field
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite:  Illustrator, Photo Shop, InDesign
• Basic office software skills to include Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Experience with Google web tools for reporting
• Interest in learning or knowledge of video production and editing
• Knowledge of and a comfort level with various computer systems, web technologies (CMS), HTML and emerging technologies such as website information management systems
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as a team member at all levels
• Ability to not only take direction but also provide expertise
• Strong work ethic and capacity to manage multiple projects and tasks
• Detail-oriented and capable of meeting deadlines
• Must be able to travel as the job demands
• Valid driver's license and ability to drive own car as well as company vehicles for work-related meetings or events
• Ability to lift 25 pounds 
 
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter, resume and link to portfolio by November 19.  No phone calls please.
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