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Marketing Communications Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 2022.5.4.300373
    • Job Location: Islandia, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 19, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs.  For many years Festo has been providing impetus for factory automation and offers a wide product and service portfolio – from individual components to complex customized solutions and system. As a family-owned company, we act from a holistic perspective. We take responsibility for our actions globally and locally, we want to contribute to the quality of life and conservation of resources where we operate with new technologies, knowledge and education.

At Festo, we hire people who continuously live our five core Values:

  • We are Ambitious
  • We are Determined
  • We are Visionary
  • We Value Each Other
  • We are Dependable

Job Summary: The Marketing Communications Specialist will design and develop video, audio, graphics, and illustrations for marketing communications across a/v, web, social, print and other marketing channels. This role requires equal parts graphic design skill and video/audio production and post-production expertise.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for Festo North America video strategy and projects —from concept to delivery—storyboard, design, animation and production.
  • Manage video and audio production, including coordinating video and photography shoots, green screen studio shoots, multi-camera shoots, and live stream.
  • Manage video / audio on-site studio, handling setup of video and audio recording and lighting equipment.
  • Edit video with meticulous attention to detail, pace and timing.
  • Create and implement graphic design for North America including corporate communications, branding, marketing campaigns, trade shows, etc.
  • Develop visual communication concepts and layouts for company brochures, website, social media, PR and events.
  • Create video, graphics, illustrations, and other creative materials for the web, social, and other digital platforms.
  • Create and maintain marketing tools as assigned (brochures, literature, postcards, banners, etc.), aligning layouts and formats with corporate image guidelines.
  • Create, edit and/or source images and illustrations as needed.
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing communications team, management, and agencies to ensure strategic alignment and cohesive branding execution on all content and campaigns.

Experience and Skills:

Experience/Education Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design or related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in video production
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of graphic design experience
  • Experience shooting video and stills for content, testimonials and interviews, live events and more.
  • Experience with sound editing and mixing.
  • Experience video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro and/or Final Cut Pro.
  • Experience with developing graphics, illustrations, videos, gifs, and other creative materials for web, social, and other digital platforms.
  • Expertise with desktop publishing software, i.e. Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).
  • Experience with virtual platforms and events a plus.
  • Highly creative and dynamic.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, including the ability to carefully edit and monitor text for correct grammar and punctuation.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and interpersonal skills.
  • Adaptive to change and consistently meets deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly.
  • Strong time management skills required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus.
  • Samples required.


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster