Hiram College invites applications for the staff position of Senior Digital and Graphic Designer reporting to the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications.
Hiram College, established in 1850 as the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute, is a nationally respected private residential liberal arts college located 30 miles from Cleveland in the historic Western Reserve region of Ohio. At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation is routine. The College’s distinctive academic calendar, the Hiram Plan, offers students the opportunity each semester for a 3-week intensive course, study abroad/away program, internship or research experience.
The Senior Digital and Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation of both digital and traditional graphic design solutions that include, but are not limited to, advertising, branding, collateral materials, social media marketing, email marketing and web support. This individual must have exceptional, hands-on competence in digital and social marketing. Admissions and recruitment marketing is a primary responsibility for this position, in addition to providing professional counsel and expertise to campus in order to position Hiram College as a highly favorable choice in the higher education landscape.
The Senior Digital and Graphic Designer works closely with the Executive Director and other College Relations team members to collaborate on digital and traditional marketing needs and execution. This design manager also works in collaboration with the VP of Enrollment and Directors of Traditional and Nontraditional Admissions to create, implement and deliver on admissions and recruitment marketing as a critical and primary responsibility. As such, he or she must be knowledgeable in marketing for lead generation, target audience segmentation, competitive campaign development and digital engagement. A qualified candidate must be a detail-oriented project manager in a fast-paced environment.
This position requires five or more years of professional experience in marketing and creative services. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred. A robust understanding of digital marketing and communications is essential. Job description is available upon request noting the technical requirements for creative and digital skill sets (Adobe Creative Suite, etc.).
For full consideration for this position, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references a Word or PDF documents) electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Hiram College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.