The Kit, Canada’s 360-degree beauty and style leader, is a modern media brand, which uses the power of digital, print and social to tell rich, engaging, authentically multi-platform stories. The Kit connects with readers by offering Canada’s most compelling beauty and fashion content: breaking news, gorgeous photo shoots, editor-approved shopping lists, and thoughtful trend features. The reader sees herself reflected back in the best possible light: strong, smart, beautiful.
The Kit Collab is The Kit’s new in-house integrated marketing and sales team. It consists of The Kit employees who are strictly focused on increasing revenue from both traditional and integrated media opportunities. The Kit Collab team will bridge The Kit’s sales agencies and clients with The Kit content team to create the most innovative, collaborative, integrated and authentic opportunities possible. The Kit Collab is nimble and dynamic—a modern team for modern client needs.
The Collab Designer is at the center of creativity within The Kit Collab. With the team, the Designer brainstorms new innovative media concepts that are both efficient to produce and effective in ROI from a content perspective. The Designer is able to visually covert that idea from concept into creation through mocking up the design and planning out the components. He/she works with the Collab team to turn this into a packaged presentation, which is taken direct to market. Once the project sells, the Designer works with the project director and creative director to creatively debrief and provide client insight. Additionally, the Designer will work with cross-functional Collab team to design and creatively plan the basis of events and marketing materials distributed across Canada.
This role, reporting to the Collab Director and liaising with the Creative Director, includes the following breakdown of responsibilities:
DESIGNS: the designer is responsible for creating early concept and design work for substantial custom projects and integration opportunities within The Kit. This includes (but is not limited to):
CREATES: the designer creates the following B2B and B2C assets for final use:
All candidates must be passionate about the beauty and fashion industries. He/she must have a background in and thorough understanding of multi-platform media. He/she must understand media-needs, brand needs and how to bridge them. Maintaining positive internal and external relationships is a must. He/she must be creatively focused while being strategic and analytical. Excellent communication is key. Must enjoy a dynamic, busy workplace.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals selected for next steps will be contacted.
The company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform the company of your requirements.