Innovation and Entrepreneurship Engagement Specialist
Develop digital media strategy to engage the Furman community and beyond in the innovation and entrepreneurship space.
Coordinate with influencers on content creation, review and publishing of thought leadership/content across key social platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, etc.)
Manage digital media calendar, creative, and budget
Grow engagement to position Furman's thought leaders in the entrepreneurship and innovation space
Create monthly email communication newsletter to inform the Furman community on all programs, initiatives, and recognitions in the innovation and entrepreneurship space.
Coordinate content creation and delivery each month
Champion the planning, coordination, launch and delivery of a podcast series to drive awareness and engagement of the entrepreneurship community on campus and beyond. Assists with coordination and logistics for events
Assists with student organizations, camps, events, and programs.
Serves as liaison and point person to the Furman University Communications and Marketing department for marketing collateral.
Assist with supervision of some office interns.
Pursues professional development to keep pace with demands for services and information; including maintaining up to date information about the department and university.
Performs other duties as assigned. The intent of this job classification description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions in this classification and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
Bachelor's degree with 2-5 years relevant experience
At least one year's experience coordinating complex events
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Experience in office software, including word processing and spreadsheets required
Solid experience with building engagement through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social platforms.
Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications (past work samples required).
SEO optimized writing background.
Knowledge on managing and creating a blog.
Excellent writing and proofreading skills (samples required).
Proven record of running successful digital campaigns.
Experience creating compelling social media content.
Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment.
Strong organizational skills, ability to independently manage priorities.
Ability to work with staff across all organizational programs.
Positive, energetic, personable, and respectful of others.
Education Requirements: Bachelors
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