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Creative Services Manager

Creative Services Manager

School: The Lovett School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff

Reports to: Director of Communications

Position Summary: The Creative Services Manager supports Communications Office efforts to bring awareness and a positive and consistent image of The Lovett School to members of the school community and the general public. This individual will design and produce the majority of the school's marketing and communications needs while also setting direction for and managing Lovett’s visual identity and brand elements in those and other outreach efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Graphic Design and Production

- Conceptualize and design print and digital materials for departments across the school. Projects may include, but are not limited to, admission and fundraising collateral, event programs and invitations, digital and print advertising, and campus signage.
- Take a primary role in promoting and reinforcing the school’s editorial and graphic standards policies, ensuring that all school communications carrying the school name and logo make a positive contribution to the institution’s image; meet the high design and editorial standards expected of a quality, educational institution; accurately reflect the character of the institution; and reinforce the school philosophy and established institutional policies.
- Manage the timely, error-free, and cost-effective production of print projects, acting as the department’s main contact to Lovett’s printing vendors.
- Act as managing editor, overseeing graphic design, photography, and production process, for bi-annual Lovett Magazine. Duties include planning content and photography, reaching out to writers, writing content, editing, magazine layout and design, and working with printing vendors to place orders, deliver assets, and approve proofs.
- Serves as a liaison with the Campus Store, Athletics, parent groups, and other departments in support of specific brand-driven needs including apparel and merchandise.


- Plan annual professional campus photo shoots and video shoots for marketing materials and the website. Develop a shot list and coordinate on-campus shoot schedules.
- Act as primary contact to outside photography/videography vendors for special events.
- Maintain both current and archived campus photo/video files in a media repository and provide digital files to internal clients as needed.
Shoot, edit, and produce visual and video content.


- Engage in other communications-related projects as directed by the Director of Communications.
- Continuously broadens knowledge and stays on top of the latest trends in design through various professional development opportunities.

Position Requirements:

- 2+ years of design, photo, and/or print production (portfolio required).
- Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, etc.).
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
- Knowledge of Associated Press and/or University of Chicago manuals of style.
- Experience in project management platforms (i.e. Asana) preferred.
- Superior client service skills, internally and externally.
- Strong attention to organization, detail, planning, and follow through.
- Ability to multi-task and meet or exceed multiple project deadlines.
- Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills with a desire to work with teams.
- Ability to work collaboratively with others and maintain positive professional relationships.
- Resourcefulness, creativity, flexibility and comfort with working on a variety of projects.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
- At various times throughout the year, the employee is required to work outside of regular business hours for various job-related functions. The employee will receive as much advance notification as possible for these events and is required to attend them as part of their essential duties.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Contact name: Latrice Jordan
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