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Graphic Designer

TriStar Event Media, LLC – Overland Park, KS

Are you a graphic designer with a passion for both digital and print design? Do you like to travel? Does the idea of working with well-known clients across the country excite you? If so, keep reading!

Honored as one of the best places to work in Kansas City by Ingram’s Magazine, TriStar Event Media has an immediate opening for an experienced and talented graphic designer. Our graphic designers work with some of the largest and most highly regarded medical associations in the country alongside our project teams of writers, editors and digital specialists. Our business involves traveling to popular meeting cities across the country for onsite design work, so you won’t be chained to your desk every day.

The successful candidate will work on multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines while maintaining high design standards in a fast-paced (and fun) environment. This position requires a strong grasp of BOTH print and digital design. Experience designing for print publications, WordPress websites, mobile apps, and email marketing and social media campaigns is essential. Strong organizational skills and self-motivation are required, as our designers are responsible for managing their own workload. Some client interaction may be required, and inter-departmental collaboration is essential.

Responsibilities

Digital Projects: You will be responsible for the look and feel of meeting news websites, mobile apps, email campaigns and social media graphics for our association partners. You will work closely with our digital team to ensure cohesive branding across platforms.

Print Projects: Working with other graphic designers, editors, our sales team and production personnel from concept to completion, you will design, lay out and send print publications to press. This includes daily newspapers, meeting planners and preliminary programs.

Marketing Projects (internal and external): You will design custom media kits, visually stimulating sales proposals and marketing reports, email marketing campaigns and robust marketing presentations that require great attention to detail.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field with a minimum of five years of professional experience designing print publications, websites, emails, social media and mobile app graphics
  • Seasonal travel in the spring and fall will be required, including some weekend work (Travel with a companion once a year, on us!)
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Id, Ai, Ps, Xd)
  • Expert knowledge of typography rules and styles for publication design and layout
  • Talent and creativity to prepare designs, mockups and artwork in accordance with internal and external branding guidelines while also meeting standards of the graphic arts and prepress industries
  • Experience with WordPress, Microsoft Office Suite and Hubspot
  • Experience with XML tagging
  • Photography experience
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a “grace under pressure” mentality
  • Desire to keep abreast of current design trends and software
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage the work of self and others
  • Ability to work on a team and independently
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Ability to travel to association events as necessary
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends during association events
  • Bonus points for video editing experience using Adobe Creative Cloud tools

 

TriStar offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package for full-time employees that includes health, dental and vision insurance, one paid companion flight annually, compensation time for weekend work and more. We offer a hybrid work environment. The design team currently works in-office one day per week.

To join our award-winning design team, please apply via the external link below. The application process includes a brief survey and access to a portal to upload your resume and design samples. Please include your salary requirements and a minimum of five design samples or a link to your online portfolio.

https://take.surveys.ci/s/D32F50?surveySourceUrl=legacy

TriStar Event Media, LLC – Overland Park, KS

A nationally recognized leader in the healthcare association industry, TriStar Event Media is looking for an experienced Editor with extensive project management experience and proven editorial chops. In this role, you will work with national healthcare associations to oversee the planning, editorial production, and creation of meeting news sites, newspapers, magazines, and other publications for medical professionals attending healthcare events. You also will collaborate with TriStar’s internal teams to create cohesive content strategies across all media.

 

Essential Functions

The successful candidate must be highly organized with strong project management skills and the ability to create and manage efficient editorial workflows. Exceptional writing skills are a must, and medical writing experience is preferred. The job requires deep collaboration with our association clients and internal departments, including our design, digital, sales, and business development teams. Travel required when associations return to onsite meetings, which is projected in Spring 2022.

 

Qualifications and Experience

We’re looking for a self-starter with the ability to write and edit on deadline while also managing the editorial deadlines of freelance and staff medical writers. Candidates should have at least five years of editorial project management experience, sound editorial judgment, and a working knowledge of AP style. Experience in digital publishing platforms like WordPress is a plus.

 

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with TriStar’s association clients to determine content objectives, editorial style, and workflow procedures
  • Build and execute editorial content strategies for meeting news channels
  • Write, edit, and manage high-quality news and promotional content
  • Collaborate with digital editors to ensure successful placement and promotion of content between print and digital properties
  • Contribute to social media accounts to promote event news and information
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion
  • Work with project teams to plan and execute projects on deadline
  • Travel onsite for daily production of meeting publications and news sites as assigned
  • Review and approve editorial proofs
  • Work with graphic designers to develop design solutions for TriStar’s association clients
  • Work with production team and clients to develop and maintain production schedules
  • Work with sales team to accommodate advertisers, including late ad requests and changes to ad materials

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field
  • Five years of experience as a print editor, digital editor, medical writer, or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional writing skills with sound editorial judgment and working knowledge of AP style; medical writing experience preferred
  • A detailed eye for editing
  • Computing skills, including Mac, MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Workspace
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage the work of self and others
  • Ability to work on a team and independently
  • Ability to travel four to six times per year in the spring and fall months
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends during association events
  • A genuine interest in healthcare topics, both clinical and research-based

 

Preferred But Not Required

  • Ability to manipulate and edit photos digitally
  • Experience using WordPress or similar digital publishing platforms
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and other tools to measure performance
  • Experience posting articles across a variety of social media channels
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and related web authoring tools
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices

TriStar offers a robust compensation and benefits package for full-time employees as well as the opportunity to be part of a great team at one of the best places to work in Kansas City.

Interested applicants should apply via the external link below. The application process includes a 15-minute survey and a portal to upload a resumé and work samples. 

https://www.cultureindex.com/c/D32F50

Posted: January 9th, 2023

TriStar Event Media, LLC – Overland Park, KS

TriStar Event Media, LLC, an industry-leading event publishing company, has an immediate opportunity for a Copyeditor to join the award-winning editorial team in our Overland Park office. Experience editing medical content is a plus, but applicants with experience in a straight news environment will also be considered. The ideal candidate must be comfortable proofing for grammar and consistency as well as massaging text to improve flow and clarity. Full-time and part-time applicants will be considered.

 

Essential Functions

The Copyeditor’s primary responsibility is to edit and maintain quality control over all editorial content on TriStar’s association projects, producing the best possible publications and news sites for the company’s association clients and their members. The Copyeditor will also review TriStar’s internal copy as assigned, including but not limited to marketing and promotional copy, legal copy, and contract language. The Copyeditor is also responsible for creating editorial and digital content for TriStar’s association clients as assigned. This includes writing for products such as news sites and meeting newspapers, meeting programs and exhibit guides, meeting apps, and other digital products. The Copyeditor will also serve as the lead editor of select projects, providing editorial project management for TriStar’s association clients, and as a backup for other editors, as needed. The Copyeditor is responsible for collaborating with TriStar’s internal project teams to execute all assigned projects on deadline.

 

Responsibilities

  • Copyedit and maintain quality control over all TriStar editorial content
  • Manage time to accommodate overlapping projects
  • Review all content updates to meeting news sites and emails, ensuring necessary elements are properly displayed, arranged, and formatted
  • Proofread major TriStar communications to associations and advertisers, including project ratecards, post-meeting reports, and advertising email campaigns
  • Create meeting preview, session preview, city guide, and other editorial content from provided information, online research, and source interviews, as needed
  • Assist with planning and creation of social media posts and graphics, browser alerts, and other traffic-driving tactics for meeting news articles, as needed
  • Provide support for the collection, editing, and formatting of user-submitted content, as needed
  • Assist with scriptwriting and internal review of TriStar-produced videos and podcasts, as needed
  • Maintain TriStar’s in-house editorial style guide
  • Conduct an annual review of TriStar’s in-house editorial style guide and update the guide with input from the editorial team
  • Review and approve editorial proofs
  • Utilize writing and editing skills to produce high-quality editorial content for association clients
  • Oversee the planning, editorial production, and creation of news products, meeting programs, and exhibit guides, as needed
  • Communicate with TriStar’s association clients to achieve editorial objectives, as needed
  • Work with internal project teams to plan and execute projects on deadline
  • Travel onsite for daily production of meeting newspapers and news sites when necessary
  • Maintain collaborative, positive working relationships with TriStar’s clients and employees

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field
  • Experience as a print editor, digital editor, or medical writer
  • Exceptional writing skills with sound editorial judgment and working knowledge of AP style
  • A detailed eye for editing
  • Computing skills, including Mac, MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Workspace
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Advanced written communication skills
  • Ability to work on a team and independently
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends during association events
  • A genuine interest in healthcare topics, both clinical and research-based

 

TriStar offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package for full-time employees that includes health, dental and vision insurance, compensation time for weekend work and more. We offer a hybrid work environment. The editorial team currently works in-office one day per week.

Interested applicants should apply via the external link below. The application process includes a 15-minute survey and a portal to upload a resumé and work samples.

https://www.cultureindex.com/c/D32F50

TriStar – Overland Park, KS

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, customer focused environment? TriStar, an industry-leading event media company, is seeking an energetic, extremely organized and detailed individual to join our Project Management team. As a Project Manager, you will work with clients and internal teams to plan and execute projects on deadline. This exciting career opportunity will offer the right candidate the chance to work with some of the largest and most highly regarded associations in the United States. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with sales, design, editorial, and digital departments throughout the project planning process
  • Deliver a high level of customer service to clients and team members
  • Work with sales team and sponsors to accommodate late ads and potential changes to ad materials
  • Facilitate all advertising review/approvals with clients
  • Serve as liaison with clients, advertisers, vendors, and event city hotels 
  • Provide quality control for all publications and products before and during the meeting
  • Adhere to the production schedules
  • Produce high-quality work quickly and accurately
  • Maintain flexibility in workflow and work on last-minute projects
  • Fully cross-trained in digital
  • Exhibit strong attention to detail and utilize problem solving skills

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field.
  • 3–5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined in executing projects from start to finish.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
  • Detail-oriented with ability to create high-quality work in a fast-paced (and fun) environment.
  • Occasional travel. Estimated 6 times annually.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace (formerly G-Suite),
  • Experience with Trello, Hubspot (or similar CRM software), and Adobe products is a plus.  

 

Interested candidates should submit their resume and complete a brief application here: https://go.apply.ci/s/D32F500000