Bachelor's degree and 1 year of related experience.
Degree in communications, marketing, or related field; Related experience in photography, video production, and digital media; Experience writing for digital media; Social media campaign experience; Experience using online content management tools;
The Iowa State University Alumni Association is seeking a full-time digital media expert to produce photos, videos, and other content to promote the ISUAA CyclonesEverywhere brand through all digital media channels. This entry level position will embrace the guiding principles and culture of the Iowa State University Alumni Association and function as a visual storyteller, communicating the diverse stories of Iowa State and its alumni, students, and friends, as well as providing promotions for and recaps of ISUAA programs and events. Some of the projects and photography will involve travel to alumni events throughout the U.S. and internationally. In addition, this position will assist with online events, live streaming, and webinars; assist with social media (primarily Instagram account, YouTube channel, and new social media opportunities), utilize online analytics and develop strategies for best design and use of content to engage and inform alumni, students, and friends and to target demographic groups within the ISUAAâs broad audience, assist with VISIONS online; and represent the Alumni Association and university at alumni club meetings. Professional Canon equipment is provided for this position.
The successful candidate will possess strong visual skills, written and verbal skills, interpersonal skills, creativity, and attention to detail. The candidate will have the ability to work with a wide range of internal and external individuals and possess knowledge of communications and marketing philosophy and practices, including strategies in working with current technologies and best practices with web and social media. The candidate will be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Outstanding organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects while working under deadline are required.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Samples of work such as Photos, links to videos, or other digital media. If you are providing links, list on a document to be attached.
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.