Design and Production Specialist

Marketing San Francisco, California Seattle, Washington Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Irvine, California


Description

You may not have heard of Woodruff Sawyer unless your job has been to buy insurance, manage the risk of a high-profile technology startup, secure benefits for a global biotech firm, or make sure your three-generations-old construction company survives.

At Woodruff Sawyer, we’re passionate about serving clients in a way no one else in the commercial insurance industry can match. We’re unparalleled in customer satisfaction and retention rates, which is one of the reasons we’re proud to be the trusted partner to businesses for over 100 years.

We’re scaling up our marketing team to support the work of our producers and account executives, and to that end, we’re investing in the people that can help them be more successful. That’s where you come in.

We’re seeking a Design and Production Specialist who will be the first line of support to our sales and service teams and a key player in executing our content marketing plans. Using your strong visual design sense and technical aptitude, you’ll produce multimedia marketing and sales material. You’ll set up blogs, emails, and event landing pages, and keep our website up to date. You’ll be a point person for polishing up sales materials and triaging technical inquiries related to collateral and client reports. You’ll work with a team of writers and designers, and we’ll be relying on your talents in the areas described above to up our game.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Own the execution of on-brand assets including marketing emails, blogs, eGuides, sales sheets, event landing pages, and custom graphics so our audience can experience our expertise.
  • Serve as the primary contact for requests coming into the Marketing queue; respond to requests for design or text updates to marketing & sales assets and answer how-to questions about applications and processes.
  • Collaborate with salespeople and work on visual production and polishing of PowerPoint presentations, RFP responses, and client documents/tools.
  • Organize and maintain our asset libraries, manipulate and retouch images, maintain and build company branded templates.
  • Update website and intranet content
  • Be an astute and friendly liaison with various parts of the firm to get input on projects, bring your marketing insight, and complete projects on time and in line with Woodruff Sawyer brand standards.

 

This job is for you if…

  • You have excellent organizational skills, basic business writing, and proofreading skills
  • You have experience juggling deadlines and managing tasks on time.
  • You have the flexibility to learn new systems and patience to teach others as a trusted resource.

Education & Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in Marketing, Business, Design or related field or 3-5 years equivalent experience in a corporate environment providing collateral creation services in a busy production environment.
  • Intermediate-level experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Excellent MS Office skills, in alignment with strong interpersonal skills to work directly with Sales team members when they need assistance.
  • Experience producing mechanicals from layout—e.g., arrange illustrations and text with strong design eye and attention to detail.

Preferred:

  • Excellent technology skills including working with video.
  • Direct experience with Pardot or other marketing automation tool; Unbounce and landing page optimization.
  • Aptitude for data visualization; turning statistics into a visual presentation/graphic.
  • Ability to proofread marketing copy or make small copy edits to optimize the asset being produced.

 

Who We Are

As one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the US, Woodruff Sawyer protects the people and assets of more than 4,000 companies. We provide expert counsel and fierce advocacy to protect clients against their most critical risks in property & casualty, management liability, cyber liability, employee benefits, and personal wealth management. An active partner of Assurex Global and International Benefits Network, we provide expertise and customized solutions where clients need it, with headquarters in San Francisco, offices throughout the US, and global reach on six continents.

 

We are a privately held corporation, owned 100% by our employees. Our benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 401k with company match and profit sharing
  • Ownership in the company through our Employee Stock Option Program (ESOP)
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick days
  • Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-Term Disability benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Wellness programs and workplace flexibility benefits
  • Professional development and reimbursement programs
  • Added perks like discounted event tickets, pet insurance, financial coaching, identity theft protection, etc.

 

Woodruff Sawyer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Equal Employment Policy incorporates our commitment to maintain an environment free of discrimination and to comply with all federal, state and local laws providing equal employment opportunities.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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