OVERVIEW:

The Graphic Designer plays an integral role as a key member of a dynamic and progressive Marketing Team for the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC). Specializing in creating compelling multi-channel content, this contributor builds strong stakeholder relationships & tackles a variety of marketing & design-related projects while bringing RRC brands to life through the execution of sport, entertainment & recreation related marketing programs. This individual is a conceptual thinker with an affinity for visual and creative solutions.

Posting Type: 1 Regular Full-Time Position

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary: Competitive Salary

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo, is a not-for-profit company, operating recreational facilities in the Wood Buffalo Region. The flag ship complex, MacDonald Island Park is Canada's largest community recreational, leisure, and social centre. Home to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre, Miskanaw Golf Club and Shell Place, MacDonald Island Park works under the umbrella of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop programs that promote the RRC's strategic priorities, vision and mission.
  • Translate marketing strategies into effective content for digital & print media
  • Collaborate with internal clients; provide design concepts & solutions
  • Assist with the development of solutions based on consumer insights & data
  • Proactively ensure brand standards are adhered to
  • Contribute to strategies that accelerate growth of the RRC social media program
  • Assist with the email marketing program
  • Manage CMS & advertising systems
  • Ensure content creation, production and execution timelines are met
  • Monitor progress of projects, including the tracking of all project files and archives, and provide continuous communication to the Senior Manager, Marketing & Sponsorship regarding on-going project and status updates
  • Serve as an in-house resource for managing the content and media library
  • Work with vendors & suppliers to complete signage and collateral projects
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Qualifications:

Education:

  • A background in visual communication developed through a combination of education & experience
  • Completion of a degree or diploma in a related design field

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to employ best practices & values that govern work in creative services
  • Maintains a portfolio demonstrating strong technical expertise in design
  • Motivated by deadlines & skilled with bringing projects to successful completion
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Ability to apply creative methods to communicate concepts, ideas & solutions
  • Knowledgeable with print shop procedures

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in entertainment &/or recreation industry
  • Photography skills
  • Experience with Google & Facebook digital ad networks
  • Experienced with interactive media design
  • Working knowledge of Content Management Systems

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS &WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a full time position with a flexible 40 hour work week (evening & weekend work is required for events)
  • Most of the work is performed in an office environment requiring use of standard office equipment. Occasional lifting up to 50lbs may be required
  • This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region

Employer Information

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
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