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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
DU02369
AJE Ref #
575918323
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The marketing/design assistant will work with the college s marketing team, particularly the Senior Graphic Designer, to create marketing materials using InDesign and Photoshop, cover events for web, publications and social media, complete research on prominent college constituents for profiles, and provide support for college events.
Project-related job duties may include researching, writing, photographing and/or recording content for Gatton print and digital publications; interviewing students and attending and covering college and student organization programs; and complete light office work and assist staff with workshops, resource fairs, and other outreach or public events.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Graphic design knowledge, with experience in InDesign and Photoshop
*Written and oral communications, editing and proofreading skills
*Familiarity with online social media and media distribution sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and/or Vimeo
*Competency with both Macintosh and Windows operating systems
*Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English
*Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
*Proactive, motivated, and communicative attitude towards work-related activities

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Preferred candidates will have some or all of the following:
* Experience in graphic design using InDesign and Photoshop
* Experience in writing and research
* Excellent speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/02/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.