This position works within the University Communications team that spearheads Central Michigan University's official communications across a multitude of traditional and digital channels. This role is responsible for helping to tell the story of CMU through creation, coordination and execution of key elements of the university's social media strategy including writing content, managing channels and online communities, and engaging with target audiences as well as supporting internal and external communications efforts.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in public relations, communications, journalism or a related field. One year of relevant experience in public relations, social media and/or marketing communications. Experience developing and implementing organic and paid social media strategies.Strong writing skills with experience writing press releases, feature stories, social media content, internal communications, etc. and telling stories across multiple channels. Solid grasp of social media strategy and public relations practices. Ability to creatively communicate across a variety of media.Knowledge of existing and emerging social media channels and trends.Strong attention to detail and knowledge of AP style.Exemplary interpersonal, critical thinking, problem-solving and organizational skills. Ability to stay organized and meet deadlines.Passion for learning. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.