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Graphic Designer

Sarasota Ballet Of Florida
Sarasota, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Overview:

The Graphic Designer would be directly involved in the development and execution of marketing and branding initiatives across various channels. We are looking for candidates who have a history of contributing to outstanding, multichannel advertising or marketing campaigns that not only look great but perform efficiently, as well. The ideal candidate is a forward-thinker who is aware of current trends and has excellent verbal and written communication skills to excel in a demanding environment.

Candidate must be fully proficient with the skills and understanding of the following, including, but not limited to: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and All Social Media Platforms. Prior experience working on a wide range of marketing functions including branding, communications, advertising, ecommerce, digital marketing, website, content creation is required. Digital Photography is a plus. The workplace is PC based.

The Sarasota Ballet is one of the nation’s leading ballet companies, achieving both national and international acclaim. We strive to reach elevated levels of artistic excellence and our administrative team strives to mirror this artistic achievement in the day-to-day operations of the organization, of which the Graphic Designer plays an integral role in maintaining brand.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Studying and successful implementation of design briefs set down by the Marketing and Design Manager.
  • Graphic design – including, but not limited to, performance programs, magazine and newspaper advertisements, social media advertisement materials, website design materials, e-blast design materials.
  • Assisting the Marketing Manager in the creation of the Company’s Season Program Book, Annual Magazine, brochures, and overall season designs.
  • Coordinating with vendors to ensure that projects have been successfully received.
  • Making alterations to any preexisting designs as well as making alterations to adverts The Sarasota Ballet receives from outside vendors.
  • Supporting the Marketing and Communications Associate with all graphic work they may need to accomplish their projects.
  • Works with leadership to review and refine proposals.
  • Ensures all required trainings and certifications required are current, and seeks further support and training where needed.
  • Develop images and content in conjunction with Marketing & Communications Associate for all email communications to support agency initiatives
  • Coordination with the Development team for the inclusion of all sponsorship recognition
  • Assist with planning and execution of all photo shoots
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of the creative intent of the Directors and manage workflow to meet objectives
  • Monitoring the Company’s social media platforms, and curating content.
  • Working with the Marketing and Design Manager, and the Marketing and Communications Associate to plan and implement social media strategies.
  • Adhere to organization’s Code of Legal and Ethical Behavior, which require all employees, consultants, board members, volunteers, and affiliates to perform their responsibilities according to ethical and legal standards with honesty, integrity, fairness, good faith and respect for others and the law.
  • Follows all organization’s policy and procedures and demonstrates continuous regard to personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Performs other appropriate job-related activities as requested by your supervisor or as circumstances warrant.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • A degree in graphic design and/or 2 years of experience in graphic design.
  • Advanced understanding and familiarity with design software and technologies required
  • Knowledge of Word Press and Mailchimp are desired
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tool knowledge.
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and a great attention to detail.
  • Self-motivator and good at self-management.
  • The ability to effectively communicate design concepts, as well as the ability to listen and fully understand flexible design changes.
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments and outside organizations.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain an approved exemption.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Able to work well in a team environment, manage multiple assignments and meet deadlines

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, to perform the essential functions of this job, an individual shall be required to:

1. Has the ability to lift to 40 lbs., bend, squat, bend the knees, pivot, and grasp with both hands (to properly and safely perform the techniques taught in CPR/First Aid, behavior intervention techniques, and lifting and carrying techniques).

2. Can stand and walk for extended periods of time.

3. Possess verbal and written communication skills, in English.

The Sarasota Ballet values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran’s status or any other protected category. The Sarasota Ballet is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from populations underrepresented in the arts are strongly encouraged to apply.

Sarasota Ballet Of Florida


Sarasota, FL
34243 USA


Arts and Entertainment