The Hatcher Group seeks a production specialist to support production work within our design and events teams. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a great attitude and motivation to enhance their knowledge of design processes, project management, and event execution. The Production Specialist will support the Production Manager on all creative projects, print and digital, to ensure deliverables are produced and implemented efficiently and smoothly. This position will also provide technical assistance to the Events team to execute virtual client events.
The ideal candidate enjoys process management, making checklists, working with people, and has a superior ability to ensure quality execution of multiple tasks. Daily, they must excel at juggling various projects, work well under pressure, and aim to meet expectations under tight deadlines. They would also enjoy variety in their responsibilities to include event production support. The preferred location is within reasonable commuting distance to any of our office locations for occasional in-person collaboration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the production of all creative deliverables (print, interactive, and web) by working with the Creative team members, clients, and vendors to plan, inform, track, and drive deadlines.
  • Educate personnel on how much time is required to complete various kinds of jobs (e.g., large printed material, websites, environmental graphics, etc.) and all the steps necessary to process a job.
  • Support the team through assigning work tickets and clearing blockers.
  • Perform quality control on outgoing creative deliverables to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Problem-solve issues with production and resolve those issues to the satisfaction of Hatcher and clients.
  • Develop and facilitate improvements to the workflow and processes that tie together the creation and delivery of creative content.
  • Support the design request process.
  • Support event production, including but not limited to on-site assistance (including event set-up and breakdown), transporting materials, and coordinating vendors.
  • Provide technical support during virtual events for clients, presenters, and attendees.
  • Support the technical execution of events, in particular virtual and hybrid formats.
  • Maintain events calendar and platform reservation system for internal and external needs.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • A minimum 3 years of professional project management experience, preferably with creatives
  • Well-versed in resource management, project management, implementation, and production (digital and print)
  • Previous experience in virtual event production and/or execution of Zoom, Webex, GoTo, Adobe Connect, etc. platforms is preferred
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and Zoom
  • Ideally, detailed knowledge of print processes and prepress
  • Experience with any platforms to facilitate work e.g., Monday.com, Confluence, or Notion, etc.
  • Have a general understanding of design language and formats
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and management of logistics for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to take direction and work efficiently with a team
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds for event needs
  • Must attend events in person as needed (all current safety measures will be taken into consideration)

About The Hatcher Group
The Hatcher Group is a full-service communications and marketing firm, powered by purpose. We are hard-working and visionary strategists with big hearts who delight in the power of communications and good ideas. Our award-winning team includes persuasive storytellers, digital media mavens, savvy public relations pros, accomplished multimedia designers, creative visual artists, unflappable event planners, and compassionate policy advocates.

Our proud commitment to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace not only drives our organizational culture, but it’s also the special sauce that allows us to deliver exceptional work.
The Hatcher Group is a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, with offices in Baltimore and Annapolis.

Hatcher is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

How to Apply:
Please send résumé and cover letter to: info@thehatchergroup.com.
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