Provides input on and executes strategy for center digital communications and platforms.Â Networks with other units at the University, community organizations, and journalists to build relationships and partnerships that advance the centerâ™s goals.
Maintains knowledge of developments in subject matter related to the centerâ™s mission and goals. (For example, understanding how religion is being discussed in public platforms including twitter and among journalists).
Manages outside vendors including website developers, video production, and graphic designers to ensure project scoping and timely completion.
Plans, develops, and produces audio visual productions working closely with staff and faculty.
Plans, develops, and disseminates information designed to keep the public informed of the organization's programs, accomplishments, or point of view, with moderate levels of guidance and direction.
Accomplishes assigned duties through two or more of the following: written communications; visual/graphic media, which may include Web site development and maintenance; avenues of digital communications and social media. The incumbent is still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills.
Solves a range of straightforward problems, as work assignments are difficult and broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity. Manage digital and social media assets (including routine website maintenance); compiles and analyzes relevant metrics based on established strategic goals.
Continues to build knowledge of the University, processes, and customers.
Performs other related work as needed.
Prior experience in communications or related field.
Experience with digital storytelling.
Previous experience in a university or similarly complex institution.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Deep fluency and knowledge of digital communications best practices including accessibility, website development, social media, data maintenance, and email marketing.
Excellent communications skills required for the effective delivery of the Centerâ™s vision, mission and brand.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, as well as social media and CMS/CRM tools.
Proficiency in video and audio editing and production.
Proficiency in production of marketing and communication materials.
Familiarity with website coding (HTML/CSS) and graphic design.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.Â
Resourcefulness, creativity, detail-orientation, and ability to work independently.Â
Effectively multi-task under deadlines, ask questions as necessary.Â
Work effectively and collaboratively across all levels of the organization.
Proficiency with working in digital media.
A demonstrated ability to think creatively.
Ability to manage multiple details while adhering to a broader concept or purpose.
Cover letter (required)
Writing sample (required)
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