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Creative Director
The Trust for Public Land
We’re The Trust for Public Land’s storytellers and brand stewards. We land national headlines, maintain a robust social media presence, publish an award-winning donor magazine, and produce print, digital, and multimedia marketing material. It’s an exciting time to work for us: we welcome innovative approaches and blue-sky thinking.

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Creative Director at The Trust for Public Land is an experienced design strategist, responsible for stewarding our brand look and feel. The Creative Director collaborates with other leaders in marketing and across departments to devise smart design solutions for an eager and evolving organization. 

70% strategic leadership:
Steward the brand by driving simple, smart design for the organization across all mediums and multimedia channels. Orient and educate staff across the organization on brand standards via regular presentations and educational outreach. Proactively mentor and develop a team of graphic designers. Maintain positive relationships with existing vendors and conducting RFP process for new vendors and freelance talent. Lead resource management, budgeting, and process improvements in collaboration with marketing leaders in content development, digital design, and production. 

30% design:
Lead the intake and interpretation of creative briefs from kickoff to design presentations. Serve as lead designer on major projects. Consistently deliver campaigns that are strategic, engaging, creative, and on-brand. Steward The Trust for Public Land visual identity system, keeping brand guidelines current. Create new templates for collateral, presentations, digital assets, SWAG, etc. Provide design guidance to the production manager to develop and select photo and video assets. Partner with the communications team to design resources to develop layouts and ads as needed for organization’s nationally-distributed magazine. Partner with the digital team to develop assets for use on TPL digital and social media channels

BFA in design or commensurate experience in agency or design firm. Print, digital, and multimedia design experience. Strong mentoring and management skills to develop direct reports’ skills and capacity. Mechanical building and production experience (including communication with printers) and knowledge of printing processes. Strong typography skills. Experience with Mac platform and fluency in design applications. Strong project management skills. Ability to work under pressure with attention to detail and minimal supervision in a collaborative environment. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
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The Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land
Job Details
San Francisco, CA 94104
Employment Status
Full-time, Permanent position
Senior, Mid-level
Creative Direction, Design
POST DATE: 03.09.2018
The Trust for Public Land
Gabby Sallee

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