STATUS: Full Time, 35 hours per week DIVISION: Marketing & Communications REPORTS TO: Director of Communications SUPERVISES: N/A FLSA STATUS: Exempt
We’re looking for a digitally native storyteller, someone who is ready to roll up their sleeves and help our content team on all levels from working as a campus journalist, short-form writer, social media, production scheduling and beyond. This position will play a critical role in the execution of both internal and external communication activities for CCS.
Duties and Responsibilities
This position plays a critical role in the creations of both internal and external communication activities for CCS
Research and writing for the following items (not limited to):
Copywriting for web and advertising
Assist Social Media Manager with day-to-day duties including, but not limited to:
Content creation (graphic design, photography and videography skills a plus)
Attend events for story and live coverage
Assist in the day-to-day management of the College’s social platforms - posting to stories, responding to comments, etc.
Captioning for videos
Assist with PR/Media Relations
Research and create narratives
Develop strong working relationships with department chairs and faculty on story development
Write press releases/media advisories
Write and build emails for distribution to external and internal constitutuents
Proofreading for various departments
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in advertising, communications, marketing, public relations, journalism or a related discipline
Demonstrated excellence in writing, editing, proofreading, and tenets of journalism, including AP style
Creative, self-driven, and mission-oriented individual with a demonstrated work ethic, project management skills, and commitment to teamwork.
Working knowledge of social media and its analytics and applications
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (Photoshop, InDesign)
Basic knowledge of graphic design and photography
Flexibility with day-to-day duties, the ability to manage several simultaneous projects, and the enthusiasm to learn new skills
About College for Creative Studies
College for Creative Studies is a nonprofit institution; it is one of the leading art and design colleges in the world. CCS is ranked by LinkedIn as a top three design school in the US and the best in the Midwest, based on alumni success. CCS has state-of-the-art facilities to support the complete range of creative production, from traditional art forms such as painting, glassblowing, foundry, and printmaking, to the most contemporary systems, including the latest digital imaging technology and extensive rapid prototyping output tools. The College currently enrolls more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 13 majors: Advertising Design, Art Education, Art Practice, Communication Design, Craft and Material Studies, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design. It also offers a Master's degrees in four majors: Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Systems Design Thinking, and Transportation Design.