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Page Technician
Summary
Title:Page Technician
ID:301931
Location:NC - Fayetteville
Job Category:Operations
Division:GateHouse Media
Description

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

  • Design and produce ads, ad layouts, and sales materials as assigned by the Ad Ops Manager and when requested by the sales staff for presentation to their accounts. (60%)
  • Computer graphics for advertising department production. (20%)
  • Special projects and promotions as assigned by the Ad Ops Manager. (10%)

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Copywriting and design layout as specified from within the advertising department. (8%)
  • Cover expanded departmental duties during vacation of other department personnel or in the event of emergencies. (2%)

REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB:

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Extensive documented experience, or advanced technical training in advertising concepts.
  • Ad graphics skills which reflect full working knowledge of design techniques of all types of print and digital media.
  • Must be proficient using a MacIntosh, and proficient in a variety of design software such as InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Excel, etc.
  • Capable of generating a high volume of creative ad ideas within a short period of time.
  • Ability to handle deadline pressure and high stress work environment.
  • Communication skills and the ability to express ideas verbally as well as in print.
  • Personal compatibility with all staff members.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOB:

  • Required to create advertising on computers using art software up to 90% or more of the work day.
  • Manual dexterity of fingers, wrists, hands to create these ads. Use of hand and fingers required for other art tools as needed.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to bend/reach to get materials from floor, high and low shelves.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 20 lbs. such as briefcases, newspaper bundles, advertising materials.
  • Ability to speak clearly to make presentations and hear responses.
  • Good eyesight/color vision to ensure high quality ad art production.
  • Ability to travel outside the building (5%) and in inclement weather.

 

Interested applicants, please send resume to: aadkison@fayobserver.com
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