Create compelling content utilizing images, audio, video, illustration, animation, and typography for use across internal and external digital signage and other areas of digital marketing.
Plan successful marketing and sales strategies, including collecting, creating, and editing content to promote DSO events, musicians, donors, leadership, events, and education programs.
Work collaboratively in a multifunctional team and with DSO departments, clients, and sponsors to create effective content with sales-oriented messaging for campaigns
Organize digital signage content in a functional and aesthetically appealing way that will attract users and encourage them to act
Coordinate content schedules to ensure displayed content is accurate and current
Synchronize content across multiple displays to create an engaging atmosphere
Develop and implement new layouts, concepts, templates, and assets within the digital signage system
Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with the potential to be on call
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, digital arts, communications or related field preferred • 1-5 years design experience on digital platforms with an eye for typography, layouts, and premium brand work • Ability to identify relevant trends and market opportunities to engage the appropriate resources to further the DSO’s mission • Expertise with online content management systems for digital signage preferred • Prior experience with Carousel digital signage software and BrightSign hardware a plus • Expertise using editing software (image, audio, and video) • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency preferred • Experience with illustration and animation a plus • Basic working knowledge of computer networking
• Dynamic self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who can think strategically and provide solutions • Action-oriented, decisive, a quick study with proven ability to accurately analyze information and act • Superior organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills • Must be a self-starter who is a strong and collaborative team member • Motivated to network socially with a passion for building relationships • Leads with a positive attitude and the ability to provide superior patron service • Sensitive to the needs of individuals and able to maneuver within multiple departments • Ability to work well under pressure with persistence, perseverance, tenacity, integrity, and patience • Strategist who is motivated by deadlines and measurable outcomes
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About Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Internationally acclaimed conductor Leonard Slatkin is Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and the Orchestre National de Lyon (ONL). He also maintains a rigorous schedule of guest conducting and is active as a composer, author, and educator.
Highlights of the 2015-16 season include a three-week Brahms festival in Detroit; engagements with the St. Louis Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and NHK Symphony in Tokyo; debuts with Beijing's China Philharmonic Orchestra and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra; and a summer tour of Japan and China with the ONL.
Slatkin’s more than 100 recordings have garnered seven Grammy awards and 64 nominations. His recent Naxos recordings include works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel, and Berlioz (with the ONL) and music by Copland, Rachmaninov, Borzova, McTee, and John Williams (with the DSO). In addition, he has recorded the complete Beethoven and Tchaikovsky symphonies with the DSO (available online as digital downloads).
A recipient of the prestigious National Medal of Arts, Slatkin also holds the rank of Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor. He has received Austria’s Declaration of Honor in Silver, the Americ...an Symphony Orchestra League’s Gold Baton Award, and the 2013 ASCAP Deems Taylor Special Recognition Award for his book, Conducting Business.
Slatkin has conducted virtually all of the leading orchestras in the world. As Music Director, he has held posts with the New Orleans, St. Louis, and National symphony orchestras, and he was Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. He has served as Principal Guest Conductor of London’s Philharmonia and Royal Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and the Minnesota Orchestra.