First International Bank and Trust Marketing Design Specialist in Bismarck, North Dakota

Marketing Design Specialist

Department: Marketing

Location: Bismarck, ND

PT/FT/Temporary : Full Time


Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Marketing, supports the Bank-s marketing initiatives by producing artwork for use across multiple channels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Works with the Marketing Team and outside marketing agencies to implement global marketing goals and initiatives, and the overall branding of FIB&T.

  • Conceptualize, develop and produce high impact creative for use on multiple channels, including print, online, email, video, social media, website, outdoor and more for internal and external marketing communications.

  • Resizes and edits artwork for use on multiple channels.

  • Manages working artwork files in an organized method.

  • Maintains strict adherence to FIB&T brand and voice.

  • Source printing partners and other vendors, guiding projects through all phases of production, adhere to budgets, deadlines and time restraints.

  • Responsible for marketing ordering storefront on Intranet - keeping materials current, adding new materials, overseeing vendor relations and assuring service level is acceptable for internal customers. Look for ways to enhance offerings to increase efficiencies.

  • Responsible for design, implementation and result tracking of email marketing campaigns.

  • Serve as a design champion for the company-s website. Be responsible for making updates to design and content within website site management system. Work with vendor(s) to maximize capabilities and bring forward ideas for enhancements.

  • Gains a comprehensive understanding of compliance rules and regulations associated with banking, lending, trust, insurance, mortgage and investments.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in print, color and typography.

  • Creates collateral/brochures and assists with concept development.

  • Maintains contact and knowledge base of marketing skills within and outside of FIB&T, keeping abreast of the issues and developments in the financial industry.

  • Monitors trends within the design and creative field.

  • Assists in new product development and rollout, and repositioning or launching existing products.

  • Maintains literature, brochures and other marketing materials for customers and ensures the availability of this literature to the general public.

  • Reviews and oversees advertising copy and descriptive materials. Maintains marketing library as it relates to FIB&T standards/templates.

  • Maintains proper marketing compliance files.

  • Be a design champion for the company-s Intranet to build consistencies and formatting to align with brand and serve as a team leader on task force to continue to elevate Intranet-s ease of use and value for information.

  • Administers marketing page on Intranet keeping it relative and current.

  • Assists in formulating and coordinating short-term and long-term marketing and advertising strategies that will promote all services and products.

  • Explains, promotes, cross-sells or refers bank, insurance and trust products or services.

  • Reviews emails and branch messages to remain current on policy or procedural changes and new product offerings.

  • Attends periodic training to receive information about various bank services and participates in an exchange of ideas and problems.

  • Performs clerical duties as needed, such as filing, photocopying and collating.

  • Various projects and assignments as needed.

  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, internal controls, and regulations.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Maintains confidentiality.

  • Follows policies and procedures; Upholds organizational values; Works with ethics and integrity.

  • Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly; Responsible for loss prevention according to this position.

  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations.

  • Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance.

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills.

  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

  • Communicates changes effectively; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.

  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time effectively; Sets and achieves challenging goals.

  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Treats people with respect; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time effectively; Sets and achieves challenging goals.

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands.

  • Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Individual must be able to work in both a collaborative environment and independently on several projects at once, often against tight deadlines, while providing frequent status updates to internal teams. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelors or Vocational/Technical Degree in the Graphic Design field. Five years- experience in Graphic Design. Two years- experience in Print/Production preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Advanced Knowledge of Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Acrobat)

  • Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)

  • Web Design and Photography Experience Preferred

  • Video editing experience preferred

  • HTML experience welcomed, but not necessary