Location: Seattle, WA Category: Staff Posted On: Thu May 31 2018 Job Description:
Acts as a communications specialist (writing, editing, project coordination) for campus clients.
Manages and implements SPU's paid digital advertising efforts (both in-house and via external advertising agency) in support of recruitment.
Helps the University articulate its vision to on- and off-campus audiences, assisting the senior director of University Communications to ensure the integrity and consistency of messaging in all communications, following principles articulated in SPU's branding protocols and strategic plan.
Supervises one communications specialist staff person.
As a member of the UC Leadership Team, assists in evaluating and improving UC processes, particularly those related to project management, client service, campaign management, and project production.
Bachelor's degree in writing, journalism, English, communications, public relations, marketing, or related field.
At least three years of experience working in a publishing and/or marketing environment.
Should have an established portfolio of published writing pieces, editing examples, and other communications projects.
Knowledge of the graphic design field is desirable, but actual production skills are not necessary.
The ability to meet deadlines and coordinate several jobs simultaneously is essential, as is the ability to work within a team setting.
Knowledge of copy-editing and Associated Press style, and attention to detail, are essential.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Outlook and Word, social media, and digital applications.
Position will remain open until filled.