Careers - The Scout Guide

Thank you for your interest in working at The Scout Guide. Below are current job opportunities with TSG Headquarters. If you do not see the type of job you are seeking, we encourage you to check back regularly, or please feel free to send your resume and a note about why you’d be a great addition to the TSG HQ team or a local TSG team to careers[at]thescoutguide.com. 


ENTRY LEVEL GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The Entry Level Graphic Designer demonstrates a sound understanding and execution of producing refined and compelling graphics, as well as an established sense of brand value and consistency. The Graphic Designer is proficient with industry standard design software. They have a basic understanding of printing procedures, photography, digital photo editing, typography and illustration. They focus mainly on special graphics and support graphical materials for editors throughout the year as well as support designers on ad development for guides and post production materials.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

DESIGN

  • Understands and maintains TSG aesthetic and brand adherence throughout the design processes
  • Illustrates concepts by designing layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style based on the TSG aesthetic
  • Submits designs to the Design Manager for review and works with design team on edits
  • Receives and interprets creative briefs and direction on each spread and design project
  • Responsible for light to moderate photo editing and retouching
  • Demonstrates exemplary organization and maintains proper design file organization for each city and for other internal projects
  • Successfully sets priorities to plan and execute production checklists
  • Responsible for timely production, layout, and design of special graphic requests, sales and marketing collateral, social media graphics, etc.
  • Designs existing and new materials for editors/clients, such as marketing collateral, stationery, party materials, design services, etc. 
  • Maintains functional database of graphic assets for editor use
  • Provides developmental support and design services for brand materials such as logos, event graphics, social media graphics, etc.
  • Has a firm understanding of universal sizes and resolution requirements for digital materials (instagram post, instagram story, facebook post, etc.)
  • Completes Post Production for approved/printing guides by designated deadline
  • Supports designers on spread and ad design, ensuring all materials are set up properly following the TSG guidelines as well as designed on brand
  • Assists Design Manager in design and delivery of marketing collateral

COMMUNICATION

  • Uses excellent communication skills both internally with coworkers, and externally with editors and clients
  • Responsible for daily communication with editors concerning design and production of city guides, special graphics, and merchandise
  • Uses excellent communication and customer services skills in all correspondence with editors/clients. Replies to all graphic requests within 24 hours and/or arranges backup for correspondence. Responsible for regular communications with editors/clients regarding on-going special graphic projects. 
  • Assists Design Manager in delivering creative direction for editors, photographers, and freelance talent
  • Assists Production Manager in communications concerning technical processes with printing and press providers
  • Participates in weekly team meetings

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Communications, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Graphic Design and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrates fluency in current graphic design practices and programs, such as Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Completes assigned and self-initiated skill-building initiatives to advance proficiency
  • Participates in weekly team meetings

To Apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers[at]thescoutguide.com.

Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.


EDITORIAL INTERN – FALL 2021

The Editorial Intern supports The Scout Guide’s national editorial department by helping to create content, maintain The Scout Guide’s presence on social media, and contributing to other editorial initiatives. This is a part-time, unpaid, remote position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in researching/writing editorial features
  • Drafts copy for social media and helps to ensure that editorial features and other content is promoted appropriately on all channels
  • Engages with TSG cities, advertisers, and followers on social media
  • Researches ideas for new content for the national website and social media platforms

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Creative problem-solving and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or working toward bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Media Studies, or related field
  • Previous writing experience a plus
  • Proficient in social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter
  • Experience with WordPress and Squarespace preferred, but not required

Reports to: Digital Media Manager

To Apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers[at]thescoutguide.com.

Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.


DIGITAL MEDIA + MARKETING INTERN – FALL/WINTER 2021

Do you love Hunt Country? Are you passionate about supporting small businesses? TSG Hunt Country is scouting Fall/Winter internsInterns will have a hands-on role and will create, curate, and produce editorial and social media content for the Hunt Country guide in a manner consistent with The Scout Guide’s aesthetic and editorial vision, as well as assist during the production, distribution, and events for TSG Hunt Country.
Requirements: 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Creative editorial ideation
  • Proficient in social media ideations, creation, and management via Instagram, Facebook, and Squarespace
  • Adept in client-facing communications
  • Robust photography skills, must be able to make a captivating IG reel
  • Must live in the Hunt Country area
  • Writing skills are a plus 
  • Able to work remotely and independently

Work: 

  • Work with a roster of local Hunt Country businesses to ideate editorial ideas
  • Create content for the TSG Hunt Country blog and social media posts
  • Write articles weekly for site 
  • Post daily on Instagram stories 
  • Assist with planning for our launch party and other events 
  • Visit TSG advertisers and take photos and video for social media
  • Work with TSG marketing team to support HQ initiatives
  • Deliver current TSG  books to advertisers and distribution locations 
  • Support Editor as needed
Minimum commitment of 15-20 hrs/week with availability from October 1st or sooner. This is a paid internship of $10-14/hr depending on experience. 
 
As The Scout Guide Hunt Country embarks on its 10th anniversary, the ideal candidate has a vision for how to assist the Editor in growing the print and online publication and network of local business owners through geography, diversity, and community partnerships. Please email résume and any writing and or social media samples to Nelina Loiselle: nelina@thescoutguide.com

ASSISTANT EDITOR

Do you love Hunt Country? Are you passionate about supporting small businesses? TSG Hunt Country is hiring a full or part time Assistant Editor. The Assistant Editor will manage and execute all editorial and social media content for the Hunt Country guide in a manner consistent with The Scout Guide’s aesthetic and editorial vision. As well as assist during the production, distribution, and sales of the book.

Requirements: 

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong writing skills a must
  • Creative editorial ideation
  • Proficient in social media ideations, creation, and management via Instagram, Facebook, and Squarespace
  • Adept in client-facing communications
  • Robust photography skills, must be able to make a captivating IG reel
  • Must live in the Hunt Country area
  • Able to work remotely and independently

Work: 

  • Work with a roster of local Hunt Country businesses to ideate editorial ideas
  • Field TSG Hunt Country advertiser inquiries and requests 
  • Manage TSG Hunt Country editorial calendar for blog and social media posts
  • Manage TSG Hunt Country site in Squarespace
  • Write articles weekly for the site and coordinate approvals from editor, client, and proof reader 
  • Post daily on Instagram, Facebook, and Instagram stories 
  • Visit TSG advertisers and take photos and videos for social media
  • Produce weekly newsletter to Hunt Country audience on Emma platform
  • Work with TSG marketing team to support HQ initiatives
  • Deliver current TSG  books to advertisers and distribution locations (must be able to lift up to 40 lbs)
  • Support editor as needed
The ideal start date is October 1st or sooner, the salary range is dependent on experience. Full or part-time is possible.
 

As The Scout Guide Hunt Country embarks on its 10th anniversary, the ideal candidate has a vision for how to assist the Editor in growing the print and online publication and network of local business owners through geography, diversity, and community partnerships. Please email résume and writing samples to Nelina Loiselle: nelina@thescoutguide.com


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