Marketing Associate / Designer

Thousand Oaks, CA, United States Full Time

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Sideshow, a specialty manufacturer and media company based in Thousand Oaks, CA, is looking for a creative, talented and enthusiastic self-proclaimed marketing wizard. Your daily tasks will require the creation of engaging online graphics and assisting in the overall marketing strategy.

Marketing Design Requirements

  • 2-5 years design experience preferred.
  • Strong online marketing specific design portfolio (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Email Marketing, Web Banners, etc)
  • A background in art and / or graphic design, and a portfolio to match.
  • A unabashed loving relationship with Typography. Yes. LOVE.
  • Comfortable exploring creative possibilities on seemingly rigid design rules and restrictions.
  • Ability to take criticism and be prepared to redo or adjust designs at a moments notice.
  • Expert skills with Adobe Suite Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) in an Apple / Mac environment.

Social Media Requirements

  • 2+ years professional social media marketing experience
  • Understand the value of each social media platform, with in-depth knowledge of each platform’s features, limitations, and how they can work in concert to build our brands
  • Self-managing team member who can graciously receive and react to feedback, as well as produce projects without granular oversight
  • Competent copywriter with an understanding of crafting engaging copy for a social media audience without spelling or grammar errors
  • Capable of developing the right voice and tone for each social media platform.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

Bonus Skills

  • Geeky interests in film, tv and comics aren't required, but are a huge plus!
  • Comfortable being a brand ambassador with appearances on video or audio productions.
  • Able to operate a basic camera/gimble set-up for filming live video for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Knowledge of setting up and managing a YouTube channel
  • Experience producing a podcast or running a sound board.
  • Experience working with influencers and celebrities
  • Ability to avoid whining or sniveling - combined with a good sense of humor!

Position Details

  • Full-time position with benefits. (401k, Profit Sharing Plan)
  • No telecommuting. Required to work in our Thousand Oaks, CA headquarters.
  • Applicants will undergo background, credit and security check.
  • Relocation assistance is NOT available.
  • References Preferred.
  • Applicants will undergo a marketing portfolio review.
  • Submit 2-4 samples of marketing design pieces with your résumé.
  • JPG format, each file must be less than 5mb.

About Sideshow

Pop Culture is Our Culture:


In 1994, Sideshow embarked on a mission of connecting people with their favorite characters and icons from the worlds of film, television, comic books and popular culture. Today, we are a specialty manufacturer and distributor of the

most highly sought-after licensed and original collectible products, sustained by a passionate worldwide community that is committed to the lifestyle of collecting figure art. Our headquarters are located in Thousand Oaks, California.

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