ALSAC/St. Jude

  • Manager - Creative

    Location US-TN-Memphis
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/13/2018 1:33 PM)
    Position ID
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ALSAC exists to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our staff is dynamic and diverse. Our skills are different, our professions are varied; but our mission is the same: support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. It’s more than a job; it’s a place where you can do what you love, and love why you do it.

    • #1 Hospital Charity in the Nation
    • #1 Health Non-Profit Brand of the Year
    • 95% of Employees Agree ALSAC is a Great Place to Work
    • Ranked a Top 10 Non-Profit Organization by Revenue

    Job Purpose

    Leads a team responsible for the design, visual direction and timely execution of creative campaigns and brand initiatives in support of ALSAC’s fundraising and awareness needs. Serves on the Creative Services leadership team, responsible for the strategic development and execution of creative solutions that address the creative needs and challenges of the organization. Helps ensure synergy between all creative teams. Reviews and provides feedback on design materials to ensure brand consistency across multiple platforms. Conceptualizes and directs the execution of resources that meet the creative needs of ALSAC. Leads global brand and creative initiatives as assigned, including the development and implementation of brand and campaign standards documents. Serves as creative lead for large-scale enterprise-wide fundraising initiatives linked with total revenue of more than $100 million. Serves as lead designer for critical brand dictators. 


    • Requires proven ability to develop compelling and effective designs that meet assigned objectives while handling multiple projects simultaneously
    • Strong presentation skills, tactful negotiation and the ability to work confidently and successfully within multiple levels internally and externally
    • Ability to mobilize and lead a team, moving projects forward through multiple levels in the organization
    • Understanding and skill in current design software and technology applications, specifically InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and others as assigned
    • Skilled in presentation software including Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote
    • Competent in the use of the Mac operating system and Microsoft Office applications
    • Communicates professionally, clearly and effectively both in writing and in person
    • Demonstrates understanding of hierarchy, typography, aesthetics, composition and construction of meaningful images
    • Able to solve communication problems
    • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
    • Able to manage conflict in a calm and professional manner
    • Highly organized
    • Able to perform job in a fast-paced environment while maintaining composure
    • Maintains a sense of urgency and accountability in response to assignments
    • Sets priorities to meet deadlines
    • Experience in directing photo shoots
    • Moderate to advanced skills in photo retouching
    • Basic understanding of photography and lighting techniques
    • Maintains current knowledge of industry best practices and trends
    • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through a Bachelor's degree in Art, Graphic Design, Creative, Advertising or related field with at least 10 years of relevant experience
    • Must possess a valid driver's license

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