Develop, plan, and monitor various social media platforms and on the web for University-wide communications. Research and analyze market trends and implement branding strategies through participation in online activities.
Serve as the communication liaison to alert division management of trends in social media of potential threats, shape stakeholders engagement in the brand and assist to mitigate risks.
Create daily content and execute social media campaigns for execution. Collaborate with marketing, internal communications and media relations to develop and schedule content to align and coincide with non-social media collateral that promotes the university and its various units and functions.
Ensure content is in line with university initiatives, best practices, policies, and procedures.
Responds appropriately and provides feedback to university social media followers.
Serves as primary contact for inbound requests from online university properties and the web at large.
Monitors online conversations and participates in them to build brand visibility and thought leadership.
Produces social media posts, photos, videos, and other content to creatively communicate university message.
Participates in the strategic planning of the university social media initiatives.
Establishes metrics and reports on them on a monthly basis. Makes recommendations based on analysis of collected data.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
As a Tier One public research institution and one of the country’s most diverse universities, UH takes pride in providing the talented workforce, innovative leaders, problem solvers and visionaries necessary for a progressive and rewarding community. The Division of University Marketing, Communication and Media Relations is seeking exceptional talent for our high performing teams.
The ideal candidate has experience managing official brand accounts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram, developing creative digital content in a fast-paced environment, and expert-level proficiencies in Adobe Creative Suites, especially Adobe Premier Pro and Photoshop.
Additonal Job Duties:
*Creates and executes digital concepts; develops artwork for materials such as
videos, animated GIFS, and memes, which includes producing professional-
quality still photography and Photoshop editing, and videography production.
*Provides social coverage of live events.
Additional Documents Required:
*Please provide a portfolio of relevant work product (samples of social media
posts, photography, memes, gifs and/or digital concepts).
If the work was not wholly produced by you, explain your role in producing the concept.
Internal Number: STA004272
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni. UH is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.