Creative Services Coordinator

  • Dublin, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Purpose of position:
The Creative Services Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and execution of all creative/marketing deliverable's and provides administrative support to the Creative Services Team. She/he will project manage, traffic and track creative/marketing assets including point of sale materials, packaging, shipping containers, digital graphics, brochures, company or product fact sheets, logos or other promotional products.

The coordinator will partner with internal client/project requester's to understand creative needs and process incoming creative project requests assess project needs, coordinating day-to-day project workflow and provide client interface. Oversee the entire life cycle of creative projects from concept to design, development, proofing and delivery. This position is also responsible for managing external print resources and obtaining/negotiating print costs for POS and promotional assets. Additionally, the coordinator with own/maintain the digital assets database including file retrieval and archiving as required by department.


Essential Job Functions:
Manage project workflow from point-of-entry to final delivery.

Manage digital assets and ensure accurate/timing coordination with marketing, sourcing, R&D, customers, and others.

Approve all creative projects for compliance with professional, company policy standards and brand strategic requirements. Understand and ensure creative deliverable's are within project parameters, marketing strategy and brand guidelines.

Provide administrative support to CS Manager and 

Research and secure print cost for POS and Promotional projects

Interface with client/customer to ensure project timelines are met.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing/advertising or graphic/communications with minimum three-five years creative/marketing experience

Two-three years of experience working in an in-house creative environment or agency as project, traffic or production coordinator. .

Ability to drive projects from start to finish, multitask and effectively prioritize deadlines with minimal supervision.

Works with a high level of accuracy and sense of project ownership.

Outstanding written and oral communication skills with excellent organizational disciplines.

Must be a team player with ability to problem solve quickly, incorporates input from others and provide a succinct line of communication.

Effectively partners with cross-functional teams (internal/external), builds strong relationships and shares best practices freely. 

Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills for a wide variety of audiences, including design and business teams, marketing leadership, sales reps and external resources, etc

Thorough understanding of design workflows, trafficking/project management, print methods and current web/digital capabilities. 

Understanding of digital file management processes, file compressions, file formats (i.e. EPS, layered files/mechanicals, etc).

Proficient in Mac’s Virtual Windows based software (i.e. PowerPoint, Word and Excel) 

Awareness of current Mac based design software (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)


Preferred Requirements:
Experience working with CPG (consumer packaged goods) products – food industry

Understanding of photography (Beauty shots vs Silhouettes)

Versed in various substrates and print methods, etc (Litho vs Flexography)

Awareness of (HTML, DreamWeaver, File Maker, Flash, Acrobat)

Creative thinker who is intellectually curious and driven by new learning’s and continuous growth.

Physical Requirements:
Capable of working in a fast paced, high pressure situations consistent and reliable attendance

Ability to travel, ability to obtain valid CA Drivers License & obtain reliable transportation for business travel

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.