USA TODAY NETWORK

Creative Consultant

2 weeks agoMilwaukee, WI

Alabama, USA • Cincinnati, OH, USA • Dallas, TX, USA • Illinois, USA • Indianapolis, IN, USA • Knoxville, TN, USA • Maine, USA • Mansfield, OH, USA • Maryland, USA • Milwaukee, WI, USA • Ohio, USA • Plano, TX, USA • South Carolina, USA • Texas, USA Req #17981

Monday, September 27, 2021

Serves as the liaison between the customer, Account Executives, Client Success Managers and GIADC, in developing high-quality results-driven creative solutions for all Gannett advertising platforms, insuring a consistent look and message. Generates clear layouts, providing style examples and assembles needed materials and uploads materials to the GIADC in a timely manner following proper workflow procedures. Works directly with Sales, GIADC, and Production departments to ensure all products across all platforms are fulfilled within the timeline required.

Job Duties:

  • Works as the liaison between the customer, Client Success Managers, Account Executives and GIADC, in developing high-quality results-driven creative solutions for all Gannett advertising platforms. Ensuring a consistent look and message across all platforms. Communicates with customers on all matters of the ad production, including but not limited to deadlines, material needs, ad copy, proofs and corrections.
  • Generates clear layouts, provides style examples and assembles needed materials and uploads materials to the GIADC in a timely manner following proper workflow procedures.
  • Monitor GIADC status cues for materials submitted. Review design quality and provide feedback during and after the work has been completed to satisfaction.
  • Monitor print and digital ad orders for deadline and materials compliance. Providing notification on a daily basis of at-risk ads due to missing orders, creative and approvals. Work with Central AdOps to ensure all jobs are completed and routed to correct platform for publication.
Skills/Abilities:
  • Accuracy; detail oriented; multi-tasking; customer service skills; problem solving, organizational, written and verbal skills; strong understanding of the creative development process and ability to provide clear written direction a must.
  • Ability to give and follow instructions; superior judgment and ability to make good decisions with regard to workflow as well as dealing customers and co-workers; must be able to collaborate to produce top quality work and have a zero tolerance for defects.
  • Experienced in advertising sales and production workflows and fulfillment.
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and effectively. Understands the dynamic of implementing multiple platform advertising campaigns.
  • Basic functionality knowledge and ability of MS Word and Excel.
  • Basic Adobe Creative Suite knowledge a plus.
Education/Training:
  • Related college degree is preferred
  • 3-5 years work experience in a team environment, previous print