Public relations and communications specialist for the Department of Agricultural Economics (AGEC) and the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center (NCERMEC). Manage web content and social media presence. Develop and disseminate stories and reports on and in support of activities and accomplishments through multiple electronic media outlets and printed materials. Create and maintain contact lists and databases. Coordinate undergraduate and graduate recruitment efforts for AGEC, including enhancing and editing recruitment material for publication in a variety of media. Build and maintain relationships and networks with NCERMEC clientele, partners, and stakeholders. Coordinate and implement public relations and communications efforts and collaborate on planning and delivery of national education programs, events, and activities for NCERMEC and other Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) centers. Support general activities and responsibilities as appropriate.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, film, creative writing, communications or closely related field plus two years of experience designing and implementing successful communication/marketing campaigns and organizing and writing content for the web and social media; equivalent education/experience considered. Writing, editing and proofreading skills for websites, videos, news releases and other media.
Master's degree in journalism and mass communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, film, creative writing, communications or closely related field. Knowledge and skills in the use of web analytics in setting goals and developing objectives, implementing effective navigation and workflow strategies, and enhancing interactivity and user engagement on websites. Working knowledge of agricultural and food production marketing systems.
Posted Salary: $45,015/yr. minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72799
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