The Communications Specialist for Russ College of Engineering and Technology is charged with the development and implementation of a comprehensive communications and marketing program on behalf of the college. Reporting to the Senior Director of Enterprise Marketing, they will work closely with their director and with the college Dean to design a communications strategy that aligns with college and university goals. They may be involved in the development of press releases, brand and recruitment materials, media plans, web updates and strategy, and social media management and implementation with support from a team of tactical experts in each of those areas within University Communications and Marketing. They will also support the planning, publicizing, and execution of selected high-profile events within the college that support the overall communications and marketing strategy. Specifically, for the Russ College, the position will have a strong emphasis on writing and promoting the national reputation of the College to external stakeholders.
-Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or similar. -At least 5 years of experience working in public relations, marketing and/or strategic communications, preferably in a higher education setting. -Demonstrated experience developing and writing integrated communications and marketing plans. -Strong writing and editing skills. -Experience editing websites in a CMS. -Experience developing content for social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, as well as an understanding of appropriate tactics for various social media audiences. -Experience managing creative projects, including print and video, to support marketing campaigns. -Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
-Master's degree. -Experience in crisis communications. -Advanced web content editing skills. -Demonstrated ability to engage and work with senior-level leaders, faculty, and professionals who have engineering/technology backgrounds.
Planning Unit: Office of the President
Department: University Communications and Marketing
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Joshua Casto, [email protected]
Employment Type: full-time regular
$51,242 – 66,615. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Internal Number: 35024
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