Communications Manager (Digital Content Strategist)

University of Houston - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)4.3

Manages communications activities to promote the advancement of a major university program or center through the planning and coordination of its publications and media relations.,,,

Designs and coordinates publications for the program, including brochures, newsletters, annual reports and other marketing and promotional materials.
Manages the design and update of program web sites.,,,
Coordinates the procurement and management of graphic design, printing and other publication-related services. ,,
Writes and disseminates news and press releases for the program.,,,
Develops and maintains positive working relationships with external media organizations, as well as the university's media relations department.,,
Manages advertising, marketing and publications for promotional events and other special programs.,,
Participates in the strategic planning process related to marketing and promotion of the program.,,,
Writes and edits articles, speeches, and other communication projects as assigned.,
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.,,,


Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

Additional Posting Information:
Experience in writing for a wide array of digital communications, including the web, social media, and mass email; is current with best practices using these types of media.

Strong background in managing social media strategies and campaigns for a diverse audience, as well as collaborating with various volunteers (e.g., student contributors) and stakeholders to make this possible.

Ability to generate reports/analytics for Advancement websites, social media accounts and mass email communications on a routine basis, and to identify behavioral trends based on results/outcome

Proficiency in a variety of web content management systems, including WordPress and SharePoint.

Experience in using email management software, including iModules.

Knowledge in writing for web SEO and SEM.

Basic knowledge in html coding.

Strong familiarity with analytics and reports involved with all aspects of digital communications.

Education will not be counted in lieu of experience.

Experience will not be counted in lieu of education.

Salary: 3,881.00 - 5,047.00

Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Employee Status: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting: Jun 29, 2018, 4:42:51 PM