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Gryphon House Careers

At Gryphon House, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our diverse team is customer-focused and passionate about our mission to help early childhood educators and parents understand and successfully apply today’s theories and strategies of early education.

 

Current Openings: (4 positions)

For more information about these opportunities, or to apply, please send resume and statement of interest to Katie Carpenter at kcarpenter@kaplanco.com.

 

Graphic Designer

About the Position

Our Graphic Designer will support Gryphon House's Production and Marketing Departments, including the development of print and digital material layouts, email design, design for book interiors, catalog design and layout, and other design projects as needed. Interacting with Production and Marketing Teams, the Graphic Designer will need to demonstrate creativity that can be interpreted into clean, complete designs.   

Job Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Local candidates only as relocation is not available for this position.

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Interpret brand, style and content guidelines into clean, compelling layouts.
  • Present new and creative ideas.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently.

Position Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent. .
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop & Acrobat) and Mac proficient.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in Graphic Arts or in a related area.
  • Skillful knowledge in core graphic design principles (typography, color, layout, composition, etc.).
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Impressive interpersonal, organizational, prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated and exhibits high initiative.
  • Flexible and adaptable with ability to problem solve and handle pressure well in a deadline-driven environment with frequent rush assignments while maintaining quality.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace differences, welcome diversity and value a culture of respect.

 

 

 

Marketing & Sales Intern - Summer 2019

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The candidate will support and execute the overarching sales and marketing strategy for Gryphon House, Inc. and our affiliated businesses – namely ExtendED Notes and Kaplan Early Learning Company’s Curriculum Assessment and Professional Development brands – to establish our company as the number one resource for early childhood education needs. The marketing intern will support all members of the marketing team and will report to the Digital Marketing and Brand Strategist.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Content Marketing – Draft blog post content to align with overarching content plan and cadence, develop creative assets, post content to website.
  • Event Planning – Support trade shipment coordination.
  • Community Management – Support social media content planning and execution across social channels.
  • Public Relations –Research resources to expand awareness of Gryphon House, its authors and its affiliated brands and products; develop media list with traditional and digital education-focused media; Identify local and national pitching opportunities; assemble direct mail kits.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Working toward a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or related field. Marketing experience preferred.

Requirements:

  • Isn’t afraid to bring new ideas to the table
  • Enjoys working in a scrappy, start-up minded and uber-collaborative environment
  • Highly organized and able to juggle multiple deadlines
  • Excellent copywriting and communication skills, both in-person, and over digital medium

 

 

Graphic Design Intern - Summer 2019

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Gryphon House, Inc. is looking for a Graphic Design intern to provide design support to the production department, including help the development of print material layouts, design for book interiors, catalog design and layout, and other design projects as needed. Interacting with production and marketing teams, the Graphic Design intern will need to demonstrate creativity that can be interpreted into clean, complete designs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Junior or Senior undergraduate or graduate student (sophomores may be considered if appropriate criteria are met)
  • Major or minor in Graphic Design or Graphic Communications
  • Proficiency in InDesign is required.
  • Exceptional oral communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple deadline-driven tasks
  • Must be Mac proficient

SCHEDULE

Summer Semester. Available work hours are 8am-5pm. Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule.

 

 

Marketing & Sales Intern - Fall 2019

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The candidate will support and execute the overarching sales and marketing strategy for Gryphon House, Inc. and our affiliated businesses – namely ExtendED Notes and Kaplan Early Learning Company’s Curriculum Assessment and Professional Development brands – to establish our company as the number one resource for early childhood education needs. The marketing intern will support all members of the marketing team and will report to the Digital Marketing and Brand Strategist.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Content Marketing – Draft blog post content to align with overarching content plan and cadence, develop creative assets, post content to website.
  • Event Planning – Support trade shipment coordination.
  • Community Management – Support social media content planning and execution across social channels.
  • Public Relations –Research resources to expand awareness of Gryphon House, its authors and its affiliated brands and products; develop media list with traditional and digital education-focused media; Identify local and national pitching opportunities; assemble direct mail kits.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Working toward a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or related field. Marketing experience preferred.

Requirements:

  • Isn’t afraid to bring new ideas to the table
  • Enjoys working in a scrappy, start-up minded and uber-collaborative environment
  • Highly organized and able to juggle multiple deadlines
  • Excellent copywriting and communication skills, both in-person, and over digital medium

 

 

Note: These job descriptions are subject to change at any time and does not restrict the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties/responsibilities.

 

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