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Creative Services Manager/Art Director - Jostens
Position Title:Creative Services Manager - Art Director
Reports to:Customer Service Manager
Jostens is looking for an experienced and talented Creative Services Manager for our dynamic Art Department. This manager provides expertise and leadership to a staff that is responsible for design & art production, including customer workshops and virtual artist sessions. Also oversees the clerical staff for incoming specifications and spec changes. Ensures customer requirements are met by overseeing the scheduling and tracking of art requests from the Sales organization, Customer Service and Marketing projects. Creates an effective atmosphere by leading, coaching and development of team members. Accountable for ensuring, job specs, art & design processes are documented for the art team, trained to and followed and for seeking improvements and support growth initiatives. Strives to provide the highest quality art products in the industry and at the same time produce art that is cost effective and fits within Jostens' manufacturing capabilities. Interfaces with Customer Service staff as well as Production staff to coordinate the timely processing of cover orders. Manages department budget and is responsible for staffing when needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Art/Marketing or Management, or equivalent experience.
3-5 years of experience in management.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
Ability to communicate well & coordinate projects with Sales Force, Marketing managers, Customer Service and Production areas.
Leadership skills and strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to motivate, discipline, reward and manage
Continuous process improvement and project management skills.
Personal time management and priority setting skills essential in handling multiple projects
Available to travel for business 2-3 times per year.
Knowledge of manufacturing process.
Experience working in a printing/production environment.
Has demonstrated the ability to develop people.
Has served as an effective role model, either internally or externally.
Celebrating 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience.
As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.
Company (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Company makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.
Company and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
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