Creative Director - Marketing and Communications

Pay Level: MM 3 Level 22 $62K/yr.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

The Creative Director will guide and oversee the responsibilities of graphic artists, graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and other members of the creative team in developing print and digital promotional pieces for Jesus Film Project. The CD works with marketing managers and internal clients to scope and execute projects; monitoring workflows, budgets and schedules throughout the project lifecycle. The CD oversees the recruiting, training and development of graphic artist team. 

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100 Lake Hart Drive, Dept. 2800
Orlando, FL 32832

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1-888-278-7233

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

AS AN EMPLOYEE WITH CRU: 

  • Actively and intentionally grow in his/her Christian faith
  • Maintain a positive witness for Christ
  • Express a dependence on the Holy Spirit
  • Share what God is teaching him or her
  • Consistently attend and participate in team/ministry devotional times.

 

For this position:

  • Develops the creation of digital assets needed for campaigns to help JFP reach goals and objectives, together with Marketing managers.
  • Delivers solutions that are on-time, on budget with clear communication throughout the project related to milestones
  • Creates works for digital and analog channels
  • Empowers the organization to promote JFP through design of MPD collateral, product pieces, and internal communication pieces (email design, newsletters, Workplace)
  • Trains and evaluates creative team members throughout the organization, regardless of reporting relationship
  • Maintains and develops brand consistency throughout creative pieces
  • Uses creative expertise to interpret a client’s vision and produce a tangible product
  • Uses creative expertise to interpret a client’s vision and produce a tangible product
  • Maintains a healthy balance of productivity and commitment to personal continuous improvement
  • Develop and communicate a process to plan and execute projects effectively
  • Coordinates the external creative capacity of JFP through vendor relationships

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrate and model personal spiritual discipline and assist in the development of an environment on the team where individual team members grow in their own Christian walks.
  • Personal development - engage in the Staff Development process including creating and implementing a Personal Development Plan (PDP) targeting areas of growth.
  • Perform related duties or special projects as assigned 
  • Participate in Leadership Team meetings
  • Participate in the Christmas Calling Campaign, completing the required amount of calls.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Extensive knowledge of production processes
  • Knowledge in graphic design execution
  • Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ministry organization, operation, policies, and objectives
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training
  • Budget preparation and control
  • Management and supervisory principles
  • Intermediate personal computer operation, including word processing, spreadsheets, and database management.
  • Intermediate use of Microsoft Office, as well as other creative software like the Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Basic research methods
  • Editing and proofing skills

 

ABILITY TO:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in leading others with a design and brand mindset.
  • Supervise and evaluate personnel.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relations with others.
  • Learn, apply and explain policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Analyze situations accurately and determine an effective course of action.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Work independently with little direction or supervision.
  • Read, write, translate and interpret English.
  • Make formal presentations to a variety of groups.
  • Do mathematical calculations.
  • Maintain accurate records and files.
  • Perform tasks with extremely close attention to detail.
  • Travel within the United States several times per year.
  • Type 50-60 WPM

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

  • A 2-year associate degree in graphic design or a marketing related field and at least 2 years of experience in creative direction or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Knowledge or experience in brand management is preferred.