Job Description

Graphic Designer II (Temporary) – B2B Marketing

United States Virtual

Req #39398

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally-focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes The USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes USA TODAY, and local media organizations in 43 states in the United States, and Newsquest, a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. We also own digital marketing services companies under the brand LocaliQ, which provide a cloud-based platform of products to enable small and medium-sized businesses to accomplish their marketing goals. In addition, our portfolio includes one of the largest media-owned events businesses in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Length: 12 weeks
Company Description:

The USA TODAY NETWORK is a portfolio of news publications and subscription products comprised of USA TODAY and 300+ local news brands. Together under the umbrella of the USA TODAY NETWORK, these offerings create an unparalleled local-to-national platform that local businesses leverage to reach the audiences and communities to keep their businesses thriving. The ad sales team (B2B marketing services) determine the right combination of solutions from print and digital advertising, to events marketing, and branded content offerings to meet the goals of their business clients.
Gannett’s B2B Marketing team is looking for a Graphic Designer (Temporary) to join our growing team. Reporting into a Director of Marketing, the Graphic Designer supports our ambitious vision of driving growth and retention of our B2B ad sales business. This role will provide primary graphic design support and create compelling visual elements for use across our platforms and campaigns.

  • Work with peers and managers to strategize and create compelling visual elements for use across our websites, our display networks, assets for our email campaigns & webinars, and banners for paid social, display advertising, print media, as well as presentations
  • Collaborate with the team to design and deliver short- and long-form content projects, such as sales sheets, ebooks and infographics
  • Brainstorm, contribute and develop ideas in support of all brand marketing programs.
  • Work closely with brand director and team to ensure the quality of our marketing materials is polished and consistent, and brand guidelines are followed and implemented consistently across all of our media.
  • Offer strategic guidance around design and brand cohesion as we look to drive measurable business impact.
  • Stay current with the latest design & web standards and are genuinely curious about how creative drives prospects & customers.


  • Bachelors Degree or higher preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Suite (especially Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Strong knowledge of typography, color, and layout.
  • Strong creative thinker who looks at things differently, finding new ways to solving problems in organization and communication.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment that requires good organization and time-management skills.
  • Conceptual storytelling. Strong visual and presentation skills.
  • Commercial awareness partnered with a creative mind.
  • Great communication skills & ability to take constructive feedback
  • HTML/CSS experience is a bonus, but not required