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WHAT’S IT LIKE TO WORK AT SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON?

It’s a lot like working with your friends. Though not everyone on our team is a member of SAE, we all share a common love for fraternity. Part of the reason we enjoy our work environment is because we work, each day, with a purpose—to make Sigma Alpha Epsilon better. Within each of our various roles, we support the mission of the Fraternity: To challenge brothers to rise to the highest standards of friendship, scholarship, leadership, and service to achieve success throughout their lives.

We’re always looking for individuals who rise above their peers and truly shine. Those who bring excellent customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills, along with a strong commitment to our values. If you or someone you know is interested, please browse current openings below or contact us at careers@sae.net.

BENEFITS & PERKS

COMPENSATION

We reward great work with competitive compensation, annual cost-of-living increases, and 401 (K) retirement plans with company match.

LOCATION

Sigma Alpha Epsilon is located just north of Chicago, IL. Easy access to the Chicago’s “L”, vibrant community, and the lakefront.

HEALTHCARE

We cover competitive healthcare, dental, optical, and flexible spending account packages so you feel great.

VACATION

Enjoy all major Holidays and sick days each year. Accrue paid time off after 6 months of employment.

REASONS TO JOIN OUR TEAM
  • You are a hardworking individual dedicated to advancing the Fraternity’s mission and vision
  • You love to learn from, teach, and mentor men of all ages, challenging them to rise aboveYou are a hardworking individual dedicated to advancing the Fraternity’s mission and vision
  • You are creative, hard-working, and are looking to make a difference in the lives of college-aged men
  • You want access to career development, professional growth and a variety of engagements
Current Openings:

As the Visual Media Designer, you will be the designer of print and digital publications, visual elements, and digital media for the Fraternity and work to ensure that all materials meet the organizational standards of quality.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with Manager of Communications to design and produce The Record
  • Works with staff and Manager of Communications to oversee updates and create content and visuals for the Fraternity website
  • Maintain brand standards, follow style guides, and match design styles on all projects
  • Creates and/or manages the extension of the SAE brand (submission materials, presentation materials, public relations materials, colonization materials, banners, swag, etc.)
  • Designs print and digital materials for all departments (brochures, booklets, manual covers, logos, programs, promotions, displays, catalogs, t-shirts, merchandise, mailers, videos, motion graphics etc.)
  • Works with educational programs to develop event concepts (logos, t-shirts, signage, etc.)
  • Works with the coordinator of communications for the organization of digital photos submitted to the Fraternity Service Center
  • Tracks design trends in the industry to create a sophisticated, professional look
  • Serves on the Communications team to support the Fraternity, the Foundation, and F&H in any related duties required or requested by the CEO or Manager of Communications
  • Serves as photographer/videographer for projects as necessary

Required Qualifications:

  • A portfolio of work that showcases your diversity across print and digital design and accentuates your design process
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator
  • Must be knowledgeable in web design
  • Two to four years of relevant experience preferred

The designer must be able to demonstrate:

  • Active listening and problem-solving skills            
  • Skills at prioritizing duties, working under time constraints, handling multiple tasks, and able to direct others to execute shared plans and goals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to think and act independently and the ability to work individually or as a member of a team

Pluses:

  • Photography and Video experience
  • Photo and Video editing
  • Motion graphics

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees.

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