Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Special Projects Lead is a communication professional with strong written, oral, visual and interpersonal communications skills, and a proactive approach to identifying communication needs. Responsible for marketing and communications of outreach materials from The Bread Lab. The position will work to promote a positive public image of The Bread Lab to a wide range of stakeholders. The Special Projects Lead coordinates the design, writing, editing and publishing of The Bread Lab's printed and electronic communication including outreach materials, brochures, newsletters, eNews, website, social media, reports, etc. The position is responsible for planning, development, and implementation of tours, outreach events, and public relations activities, both external and internal. The position will assist in coordinating The Bread Lab's marketing activities, outreach, and information dissemination locally and regionally.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications or related field and two (2) years of professional level writing/editing experience which has included word processing computer applications and a demonstrated knowledge of graphic arts principles. A Master's degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to (1) one year of the required experience.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
Must have, or able to obtain, a valid driver's license by time of hire.
Area/College: College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences Department Name: WSU Bread Lab City, State, Zip: Burlington, WA 98233 Monthly Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary/Project: Temporary Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on May 31, 2022. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by May 9, 2021 at 11:59 p.m
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application
First consideration will be given to current internal WSU employees and veterans.
Required Documents: Cover letter and Resume
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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