Newell Brands Creative Services Manager/Art Director - Jostens in Clarksville, Tennessee

Position Title: Creative Services Manager - Art Director

Location: Clarksville, TN

Reports to: Customer Service Manager

Job Summary:

Jostens is looking for an experienced and talented Creative Services Manager for our dynamic Art Department. This manager provides expertise and leadership to a staff that is responsible for design& art production, including customer workshops and virtual artistsessions. Also oversees the clericalstaff for incoming specifications and spec changes. Ensures customer requirements are met byoverseeing the scheduling and tracking of art requests from the Salesorganization, Customer Service and Marketing projects. Creates an effective atmosphere by leading,coaching and development of team members.Accountable for ensuring, job specs, art & design processes aredocumented for the art team, trained to and followed and for seekingimprovements and support growth initiatives.Strives to provide the highest quality art products in the industry andat the same time produce art that is cost effective and fits within Jostens' manufacturing capabilities. Interfaces with Customer Service staff as well as Production staff tocoordinate the timely processing of cover orders. Manages department budget and is responsiblefor staffing when needed.



  • Bachelorā€™s Degree in Business,Art/Marketing or Management, or equivalent experience.

  • 3-5 years of experience in management.

  • Strongcommunication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to communicate well & coordinateprojects with Sales Force, Marketing managers, Customer Service and Productionareas.

  • Leadershipskills and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Abilityto motivate, discipline, reward and manage

  • teammembers .

  • Continuousprocess improvement and project management skills .

  • Personaltime management and priority setting skills essential in handling multipleprojects

  • Availableto travel for business 2 - 3times per year.


  • Knowledge of manufacturing process.

  • Experience working in a printing/productionenvironment.

  • Has demonstrated the ability to developpeople.

  • Has served as an effective role model,either internally or externally.

Celebrating 120 years of business, Jostens hasbeen a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges anduniversities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touchthousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference withproducts and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell theirstories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbookcurriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens RenaissanceĀ®and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positiveand rewarding school experience.

As a household name and leading brand in ourmarket, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebratingmoments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel,allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio ofwell-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers,Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee,Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid,Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions ofconsumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn,work and play.

Newell Brands and itssubsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicableemployment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.