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Jobs | Faber-Castell

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Brand Manager, Children’s Art Products – Faber-Castell

Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area

Job Description:

Faber-Castell is a recognized global leader in the premium writing and fine artist materials field for both adults and children, as well as the children’s craft kit industry with the widely acclaimed Creativity for Kids brand of products.  The Faber-Castell U. S. Headquarters is currently seeking the talents of a Brand Manager responsible for creating the strategy and implementing/monitoring the activities related to Faber-Castell’s Children’s Art Products Brand. The overall objective will be to grow sales and market share via conceptualizing, producing, documenting and enforcing the marketing plans of the Faber-Castell Children’s Art Products Brand (4P’s – product, price, promotion and placement).  And grow into a profitable segment within the Faber-Castell brand while remaining consistent with high quality brand image. Continue Reading →

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Jobs | DecoArt

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DecoArt, Inc. inspires those to be creative in hobbies, crafting, art, and home decorating throughout everyday life. We challenge ourselves to build and develop creative uses for our products that drive consumers to try new projects that are both fun and personally rewarding.

We accomplish this as a team — a dynamic group of hard-working and strategic thinkers who accept the constant challenge of developing creative ideas, innovative products, and new ways to satisfy the needs of our trade customers and consumers. We are intelligent, creative, and high-energy individuals who support each other to ensure success through accountability.

Our success has led us to produce a wide variety of paints, finishes, and specialty products that cater to all who have a desire to craft, create, or decorate — and want to have fun while doing it! Our Creative Team develops endless projects and technique uses for our products to inspire and educate in order to achieve our goal of improving people’s lives.

We are actively seeking candidates to apply their creative talents in the areas of:

Sales

  • Chief Sales Officer
    Through developed leadership and sales excellence, the Chief Sales Officer will drive the Sales organization in formulating and executing the strategies and delivering the positive sales volume and gross profit in accordance with the strategic objectives of the organization. Continue Reading →
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Jobs | Scrapbook Artist – Close To My Heart

Looking for a new gig? Direct sales company Close To My Heart has shared with Scrapbook Update that they have the following position available at their Pleasant Grove, Utah headquarters:

Scrapbook Artist

Close To My Heart, a leader in the scrapbook and stamp industry, is looking for a full-time Scrapbook Artist to be a member of our art studio. This position will support the Creative Marketing team through the design and creation of artwork for printed and online collateral, making sure all are on time, on budget, and on strategy. Artwork may include layouts, handmade cards, 3-D items, and home décor.

Qualifications & Responsibilities:
• Create artwork for semi-annual catalog
• Self starter
• Deadline driven
• Problem solver
• Respond well to feedback
• Remain creative under strict guidelines
• Understand and follow trends both inside/outside of the scrapbooking industry
• Interest in scrapbooking and/or crafting
• Excellent organization skills with attention to detail
• One year experience scrapbooking and stamping preferred, but not required
• Working knowledge of Photoshop is a plus
Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. Continue Reading →

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Jobs | Close To My Heart

Close To My Heart, a direct sales company based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, has several positions currently posted for hiring:

Marketing Communication Specialist

Close To My Heart, a leader in the scrapbook and stamp industry, is looking for a Marketing Communication Specialist (MarCom) to be a part of our Marketing team. This position will support the marketing team through the project management of printed and online tasks, making sure all are on time, on budget, and on strategy, as well as help define, articulate (verbal and written), and manage the strategic messaging platforms of the company. We are located in Pleasant Grove, Utah. This is a full-time, in-house position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal clients to initiate all projects. Initiations include objectives, audience, unique selling propositions, supporting points, look and feel requirements, specifications, budget, timeline, milestones, and final deliverable.
  • Write marketing and strategic copy for the web and print collateral pieces while being a project team leader in the communications area to produce all written messaging for the company and partner with management team to craft branding strategies/product naming conventions, product packaging position, etc.
  • Work closely with a cross-functional team of designers, writers, instructional technologists, purchasing, product development, in-house clients, and management.
  • Deliver web-specific products and projects to include e-commerce and promotional/campaign pieces; manage a corporate website, public and authenticated site, various HTML newsletters, online surveys, image archives, and replicated website offering for the sales field.
  • Deliver print-specific pieces including training manuals, marketing publications, brochures, postcards, catalogs, advertisements, how-to publications, product packaging, banners, event collateral, and web items.
  • This position requires independent motivation and strong creative and fact-finding abilities. The position will require personal productivity.
  • The position also requires significant team interaction and leadership abilities, include strength in tact, persuasion, problem-solving, listening, customer service, and follow-though. Continue Reading →
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Manufacturers Call For Designers

The lull between shows is a great time for manufacturers to refresh their design teams and several manufacturers have calls out right now for new design teams! Here’s a summary of the calls, arranged by due dates:

Stampavie

French-based stamp company Stampavie is looking for four designers for their design team. Design team applicants must have a blog, be willing to supply a minimum of four projects per month to Stampavie, and also be willing to provide physical projects for use in trade show booths and for other purposes. Team members are not restricted from doing other design team work. Stampavie will provide its team members its future collections for free.

Applying for the team is simple – applicants are requested to post a link to their blog in the comments of the Stampavie design team call page. The deadline for applying is midnight GMT on April 9th.

Core’dinations

The company known for their textured cardstock is looking for 8-10 members for their design team. The call is for a one year term on the team, to begin in May 2011.

Core’dinations Design Team members will receive free Core’dinations products, and payment for publications and trade show/catalogue work. The design team’s required work includes providing 3 projects/month for the company’s blog, submitting projects for publication and promoting the company on the designer’s personal blog, and completing projects for exchanges with Core’dinations partner companies.

To apply for the Core’dinations team, applicants need to create a post on their personal blog that includes three projects focusing on Core’dinations products, and supply the link to that post to Core’dinations. The application deadline is April 15th at 4pm EST. For more information and full application instructions, visit the Core’dinations design team application page.

Fiskars

This is the first time that Fiskars has held an open call for its Craft Design Team. They are asking for papercrafters, sewers and quilters with excellent writing and photography skills. The call is hiring designers for a one year term on the team that begins June 1st, 2011. Successful applicants will be required to “Refrain from participating on other design teams or work for any other tool manufacturer that is in direct competition with Fiskars Brands, Inc.” Specifics of compensation will only be revealed to finalists for the team.

The call is requesting a complex application, including the submission of 3 projects. One project is to be accompanied by a step-out, one is to be accompanied by an article of explanation, and one sample project is supposed to be an example of a “unique and innovative” tool use.

The deadline for applying is April 19th at noon CST. For more information and to learn how to apply, visit the Fiskars Design Team application page.

Kaisercraft

Kaisercraft is looking for  for a large number of people – 12 contributing design team members and 3 community team members. The term of service is for a year, beginning in July 2011. Design team members will receive Kaisercraft product, and compensation for published projects. Kaisercraft is seeking design team members that can create a wide range of papercrafting projects, and that have solid writing and photography skills, and the ability to create step-outs and materials lists.

To apply, designers need to post an entry on their personal blog containing at least 8 projects containing Kaisercraft products. From these applications, 25 finalists will be chosen to move to a 2nd round of the selection process. The deadline for applying is midnight AEST on May 1st, 2011. For more information and application instructions, visit the Kaisercraft design team application page.

 

 

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Industry Jobs: Nov 20th – Nov 26th, 2010

Each week we list a selection of scrapbooking industry positions that we have been made aware of.  If you would like to have one of your job openings listed here, please forward your information to jobs@scrapbookupdate.com

Company
Position
Location
Fabric.com (Amazon)BuyerMarietta, GA
UndisclosedWebmasterSt. Cloud, MN
CraftfoxesCopy EditorRemotely
Scrapbook Design and You®InstructorVarious

*Please note that Scrapbook Update is in no way associated with the positions listed here.  Please forward all questions or comments about the job listings to the offering organization via the links provided.  Thanks!

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