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Assoc. Dir., Brand & Creative Services

Lymphoma Research Foundation

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1 week ago

Employment Type

Full time

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The Lymphoma Research Foundation seeks an Associate Director of Brand and Creative Services to provide support to the Marketing and Communications Department and organization at large by leading the development of brand materials, assets, campaign creative, and other brand content. This highly collaborative role will oversee and execute the development, delivery, and quality of creative content requests from cross-department stakeholders. As the creative lead, they will help shape ideas and concepts into functional design and design direction. This role will be responsible for creative production and brand standards across content of all formats, across all of our channels, and for all of our audiences and will work alongside team leads from Marketing and Communications, Development, and Programs.

The ideal candidate will be creative and passionate about design and thrive in a collaborative work environment with team members and colleagues across an entire organization. They will have strong experience in project management and a track record of working within a marketing and communications role.

About the Foundation

Located in New York City, the Lymphoma Research Foundation is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to funding innovative research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives, and patient services. The Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for lymphoma, the most common form of blood cancer, by funding biomedical research and supporting the next generation of lymphoma researchers. With the guidance of a prestigious Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), which is comprised of 45 of the world’s leading lymphoma experts, the Foundation invests in the research and scientists which have the greatest potential to improve our understanding of lymphomas and lead to improved treatment options for patients. To date, the Foundation has funded more than $75 million in research focused on the origins and treatment of lymphoma.

Through comprehensive disease guides and publications, in-person conferences, and online resources, the Foundation provides education for people with lymphoma, as well as their loved ones and caregivers. A robust suite of patient services provides direct support to people who have received a lymphoma diagnosis. These services include the national Lymphoma Helpline, a Clinical Trials Information Service, Lymphoma Support Network, and patient aid grant program. An industry leader in digital communications, the Foundation maintains a strong presence on multiple social media platforms and has won national awards for its innovative use of social media to educate cancer patients. The Foundation developed a first of its kind mobile app for people with lymphoma which was recognized by Apple as one of the best medical apps in the country. The Foundation also provides continuing medical education programs designed to increase the knowledge, skills and performance of healthcare professionals who treat and care for people with lymphoma.

For more information about the Lymphoma Research Foundation, please visit lymphoma.org.

About the Opportunity

The Lymphoma Research Foundation seeks a talented non-profit professional eager to grow professionally and join as Associate Director of Brand and Creative Services. The position reports to the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications and is based in the New York City office; please note that the organization utilizes a flex schedule, and all New York-based staff are required to work in the office weekly Tuesday-Thursday; staff may elect to work remotely Mondays and Fridays. The salary range for this position is $100,000 - $115,000 annually.

Responsibilities

  •  Leads the day-to-day creative efforts for the brand.

  • Leads the evolution of visual and verbal brand guidelines to meet the evolving needs of our work.

  • Directs and conducts primary design of key assets for our organization including our Annual Report, key brand collateral and brochures, major campaign creative, social media templates, and other major design projects across print and digital spaces.

  • Reviews and approves organization work to maintain a creative standard of excellence.

  • Gains and maintains fluency in the basic subject matter of lymphoma and our organization’s work in order to help visually communicate key messages and themes.

  • Develops and maintains a freelance team of art and graphic designers, printers, and other specialists, where necessary.

  • Partners with other leaders in the Marketing and Communications department to define the role of creative across projects and campaigns.

  • Partners with leads on Development, Support Services, and Programs Departments to translate brand strategy to best fit their needs for creative materials and campaign ideas.

  • Works with project managers to optimally manage creative resources and deliver creative work on time and on budget.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position must have:

  • Six or more years’ experience in marketing or related field

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Graphic Design or related field

  • Strong creative sense and excellent design skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and analyze, define, and recommend visual identity standards and guidelines

  • Passion for and ability to create and execute marketing initiatives

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional departments and partner with key stakeholders

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with the production of raster, vector, and motion graphics including those for development and sales materials, presentations, social media, etc.

  • Firm understanding of page layout and typography with a good eye for photography

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with print production and preparation of files for print

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with design software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and other relevant Adobe products with Animate, Premiere, and After Effects being a plus

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with building assets and templates in relevant programs for use by others such as social media templates in Canva, slide templates in Powerpoint, etc.

  • Knowledge of and experience with simple motion graphics and video editing preferred

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Nick Guercio, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected].

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