Job Opening – Graphic Designer

About Forum Communications

Founded in 2012, Forum Communications is a full-service strategic marketing agency focused on helping startups, for-profit businesses, and nonprofits find their voice in a crowded marketplace. We offer everything from branding, graphic design, digital marketing (SEO, PPC, social media, email marketing), web design and development (all from scratch and all to reflect the brand identity of our client), public and community relations, advertising, crisis communications, creative communications planning, marketing strategy, and the like.

 

Why Choose Us?
We are a uniquely positioned, growing, nimble agency focused on serving as a trusted and reliable partner to our clients. We are passionately involved in every aspect of our clients’ businesses and take our responsibility to grow their bottom lines very much to heart.

  • We are an experienced, full-service agency that has a proven track record of planning and executing public relations, marketing, branding and communications strategies. We have worked with more than 325 unique clients in 40+ exciting industries, in eight states and two countries. Our prior experience with these projects has ranged from those that take a few hours to many that have grown into thousands of hours of work.
  • We create multi-channel, fully integrated plans that address all facets of our clients’ needs.
  • We believe in forming a partnership with an organization, allowing us to maintain close involvement and regular contact, while reporting key metrics to stakeholders.
  • We engage clients who are passionate about what they do and want to better their organization’s impact on their community and industry.
  • We study an organization from all angles and develop strategies and materials specifically designed to meet needs; we don’t believe in “copy + paste.”
  • We utilize innovative tactics in all projects, no matter how large or small, aimed at achieving results and enhancing brands.

 

Graphic Designer – Job Description
Forum Communications seeks a full-time graphic designer to join our growing team. This position will support our creative director and client account managers in the development and implementation of marketing and public relations strategies, materials, and campaigns. Creativity is a must.

Overall responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Branding development (including logo development, cohesive brand identity packages, usage guides, etc.)
  • Print collateral creation (from multi-page booklets, sales collateral, annual reports, brochures, flyers, posters, invitations and more)
  • Digital design (including animated gifs, social cover images, banner ads, etc.)
  • Creative concepting – actively participating in team brainstorming sessions and helping to lead the development of visual assets for the brands and companies we manage
  • Supporting team members in the execution of strategic marketing plans and campaigns
  • Vendor communication and placement

 

 Job Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess the following traits / qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience preferred
  • Proficiencies in Adobe suite products (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) and Microsoft Office platforms
  • Willingness to be an active part of a team
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working within a deadline-driven environment
  • Self-motivated, self-starter; someone who does not want, or need, to be micromanaged
  • Powerful interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with client
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for travel to meet with clients, prospects and to attend other company meetings

 

Benefits

  • Generous vacation / holiday policy
  • Salaried position with additional incentive compensation based on performance of the company
  • 401(k) program with company match
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Opportunity to work remotely

To apply for this position, please send creative samples, your portfolio, your resume and your cover letter to Matt Dubnik, Chief Engagement Officer.

 

 

 

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