Communications Coordinator (Part-time) - Office of Technology Management
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR78533
The Communications Coordinator should be a strong project manager, problem solver, and excellent writer. This position will assist in supporting the marketing and communications initiatives of the Office of Technology Management, specifically digital email communications. This role will also assist with planning and executing various departmental events. This position, which reports to the Director of Communications, will collaborate with other members of the Office of Technology Management.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Database Management/Email Communications
Manages and updates the OTM communications database. (Constant Contact).
Helps to solicit, develop and organize content for OTM email communications, specifically the OTM newsletter.Â
Cultivates, writes, and disseminates stories across communication platforms for maximum impact.
Tracks metrics (open rates, click rates, etc.) associated with email communications. Makes recommendations to adapt communications based on metrics.
Social Media/Website Development
Assists with creating visually appealing content for electronic and digital distribution across various social media platforms.
Assists with maintaining and updating the OTM website. WordPress experience helpful.
Event Coordination and Publicity
Helps to plan and execute OTM events.Â
Helps to coordinate event publicity and related efforts to extend campus visibility and community outreach: print materials, social media, video, advertising, and other marketing efforts.
Coordinates and manages event vendors.Â
Assists with website content management and website content creation such as news stories, event posts, etc.Â
Experience with email database software (Constant Contact or similar).
Strong writing skills.
Event management experience.
Design skills, proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. Familiar with Canva.Â
Website (WordPress) experience.
Photography and videography skills.
Thorough knowledge of appropriate software including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
Understanding of the fundamentals of communication design and thorough knowledge of digital and print graphic design production and printing processes, typography and a good eye for aesthetics.
Selfâstarter, strong attention to detail; wellâorganized with ability to manage multiple projects and time effectively.
Ability to adapt and maintain flexibility within a rapidly changing environment while showing initiative, resourcefulness and sound judgement.
High level experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
Originality and a strong visual sense for design.
Confidence, to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues.
Energy, creativity and organizational skills.
Bachelor degree and two years' related experience.
$22.92 - $35.49 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ [email protected]Â or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view eligibility criteria.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
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