Operations & Design Specialist


We are looking for a reliable Operations & Design Specialist. The ideal candidate will be competent in prioritizing and working with little supervision. They will be self-motivated and trustworthy. The specialist ensures smooth running of our company’s strategies and contributes to driving sustainable growth. In addition, this person will also act as assistant editor and participate in all stages of the publication process for multiple magazines. As an assistant editor you will help plan and produce various publications. There will also be need for graphic design work. For this, you need to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. If you can communicate well and work methodically as part of a team, we’d like to meet you. The goal is to inspire and attract the target audience. This position is based in our Salem, Oregon office, and requires daily office attendance.


Responsibilities

  • Coordinate processes relating to contests, magazine publications and websites

  • Post articles, business information and other details on websites

  • Review business information for accuracy, categorizing businesses, harvesting business information

  • Graphic design including but not limited to print ads, digital ads, magazine layout

  • Proofreading editorial content and making changes to content

  • Interfacing with media clients and/or businesses

  • Help to Schedule projects and define budget constraints

  • Divide responsibilities to ensure performance

  • Manage agendas and meetings for project meetings along with follow-up emails and samples

  • Submit timely reports and prepare presentations/proposals as assigned

  • General customer support

  • Assist colleagues whenever necessary

  • Other duties as developed and assigned

Requirements

  • Proven experience managing multiple projects as project lead, or defining, leading, and producing written and graphic design work

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles.

  • Liaise with team members (e.g. writers, reporters and photographers) ensuring deadlines are met

  • Write and edit pieces

  • Proofread and check articles for accuracy

  • Choose supporting material, like images and illustrations

  • Direct the use social media and SEO to draw attention to articles

  • Strong writing and proofreading skills

  • Experience with MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams), InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, Zoom and Google Places

  • Familiarity with SEO and social media platforms

  • Proficiency in English

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask


Compensation

  • This is a full-time, salaried position, based in Salem Oregon.

  • Benefits include: Health Insurance, Vision, Dental & Life. All of the insurance with the exception of Life, it paid 50% by the company, and 50% by the employee, after 90-days of employment.

  • We provide a stipend for technology, for your use of your cell phone and to ensure you have high-speed internet access from home.

  • We provide reimbursement, each month, for parking permits.

  • Paid sick time at 40 hours each year with additional provisions for COVID-19 health challenges.

  • Paid Holidays plus earned, paid vacation of two weeks each year.

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