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Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017 12:03 AM


Graphic Design / Project Coordinator at DavCo Advertising, Inc.
Kinzers, PA 17535

About the Job

The primary responsibility of the Design Project Coordinator is to provide oversight of several large, annual printing projects. Other duties include graphic design, pre-flighting files, proofreading and preparing proofs for customer approval.

We are looking for an organized, assertive person with strong typing and grammar skills. This person should also be proficient in InDesign, Acrobat & Outlook, and be able to multi-task while learning and retaining new skills.

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday 8:00-5:00. A benefits package including health insurance, 401K, paid time off, and paid holidays is provided.

If interested, please visit our website to submit your resume:


Provides pre-press oversight of larger projects including but not limited to the Lancaster County and Central PA Business Directories.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Organizes and coordinates large projects with designers.
Maintains a list of orders and communicates needed materials with sales staff.
Formats and organizes the alphabetical and categorical indexes for business directories.
Organizes and maintains both physical and digital files for larger projects.
Organizes ads and assembles pages by creating PDFs in InDesign.
Prepares timelines and schedules for production.
Prepares and sends proofs for customer approval and processes changes or corrections.
Designs or modifies basic projects.
Other duties may include:
Pre-flighting customer supplied files.
Assisting with internal proofing.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Meets commitments.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; inspires respect and trust; accepts feedback from others.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Language Ability:
Ability to recognize and correct misspelled words and improper grammar. Ability to read and interpret instructions and procedure documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with customers and coworkers.

Math Ability:
Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts. Ability to work with decimals and fractions. Ability to calculate figures such as proportions and percentages.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have excellent computer skills and be competent in many of the graphic software applications including InDesign, Acrobat, and Outlook.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sitting most of the time. The employee is also frequently required to walk as well as lift and carry light loads.

• Location: Lancaster

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