The Temporary Communications Assistant will assist in planning and preparing communications of the Chicago Quantum Exchange related to marketing, press relations, creative editorial services, and internal communications.
Collaborates with the Executive Director on tools and strategies for digital storytelling.
Creates and updates long term strategic plans for digital communications.
Manages the day-to-day operations and updates of the CQE website, newsletter, social media, multimedia, and digital assets.
Solicits and shares content with members and partners for amplification.
Coordinates and performs daily website content updates.
Coordinates upgrades, design, and technical changes to existing website, including with vendors.
Responsible for development, deployment, and list management of digital materials, including the CQE quarterly digital newsletter, CQE slide decks, hold slides, and handouts.
Oversees multimedia editing and integration into web and social media venues, including editing and archiving imagery, video and closed caption uploading, and audio management.
Solves a range of straightforward problems, as work assignments are difficult and broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.
Performs other related work as needed.
Excellent editing and creative problem-solving skills.
High level of collegiality in working with faculty, departmental and university administrators.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills including time-management and interpersonal/organization/coordination skills.
Ability to work independently, take direction, and achieve consensus.
Ability to handle public contacts with courtesy, clarity, and diplomacy.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Bachelorâ™s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or in relevant field OR a minimum of two years of progressively increasing and demonstrated responsibilities required.
Experience managing web, social media, and multimedia communications.
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through two-five years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Experience working with in an academic unit and/or complex research university environment.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Experience in web development and project management experience in an academic setting.
Experience working in Windows and Mac environment.
Experience and knowledge in graphic design, digital audio, and video editing.
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