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Graphic Designer/Marketing Specialist

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

This role will create content, copy and artwork, assisting in the creative development (print and digital) process from concept through print to facilitate the use of in-house print shop.  This position is responsible for updating and maintaining social media and company website platforms and must be skilled and current in multiple platforms of social media.  Working with the Marketing Solutions Manager, this position also develops and maintains an integrated digital presence, responsible for developing metrics and sharing with the organization customer capability that drives prioritization and resource allocation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Actively involved in the creation of quality copy and artwork to meet Simplot requirements and the provision of services to meet customer needs.
  • Improve in-house capabilities by continuously improving graphic design skills, content creation, and provide increased capability, primarily in the area of accurate design application. Take advantage of best practice content creation methods and apply to business where appropriate.
  • Assist in the provision of technical services to meet customer needs. Assist in the provision of content, office and sales materials and retail design development to meet requirements.
  • Assist in the artwork development process (digital and print) from concept through print.
  • Complete artwork development (digital and print) from concept through print for assigned initiatives in accordance with artwork development processes.
  • Ability to deliver strong visual and creative concepts across different mediums – particularly print, design, videography and photography. Highly proficient in Adobe CS skills in InDesign, Premier Pro, Illustrator and Photoshop. Exposure to video filming, editing and animation.
  • Assist in event planning in coordination with the Marketing Solutions Manager and other members of the management team.
  • Quality of design output appraised continuously, so the ability to take and apply feedback is critical.
  • Run in-house print station to deliver high quality customer facing posters, invitations, brochures, catalogs, etc. for four retail locations, outside sales force and other internal needs
  • Monitor and contribute to company social media pages and keep updated company website.
  • Create promotional materials and videos for multi-channel marketing campaigns
Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university in Marketing

Relevant Experience
  • Agriculture background a plus
  • Knowledge of Google Ads
Other Information

Technical skills and experience including:
• Experience in artwork development is highly desirable
• Demonstrated technical, writing, and presentation skills
• Proven competency in required computer software packages.
• Some experience in/exposure to Ad creation, content creation, and Graphic Design in a commercial environment.
• Experience in/exposure to the packaging/printing industry
• Proven competency in Adobe Suite and Digital Media

Job Requisition ID: 1546

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): SWS Retail - Caldwell 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.

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