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Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist—Job Standard

Job Family: Specialized
Series: 
Job Group: 4341
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions.


Job Overview

Provide multimedia services, promote events and programs and support marketing, public relations, and design functions in support of designated University areas.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide multimedia services, promote events and programs and support marketing, public relations, and design functions in support of designated University areas; use judgment in prioritizing work and applying methods; assist in development of concepts, short-term strategies, goals, and objectives within the framework of area guidelines; utilize media tools, techniques, and methods consistent with University guidelines.
 
Provide information and collaborate with internal and external constituents to ensure consistency and quality of multimedia production and materials; serve as a representative at University activities and provide information specific to area of expertise based on a general knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures.

Provide creative content, marketing, and promotions support. Assist to implement public relations, marketing or promotional strategies; compile, edit, design and coordinate production of brochures, newsletters, reports and other digital or print media promotional or informational materials; serve as liaison and provide information to external constituents. 

Prepare and/or edit, design, and/or compose internal and external communications that may be time-sensitive to include publications, news events, press releases, research materials, grant proposals, and media guides. Organize distribution of communication materials.

Provide social and digital media production and support; operate camera and sound equipment; edit video and other multimedia and online content; resolve aesthetic, design, and technical issues.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Bachelor's degree* in communications or related field, proficiency in digital media environments and one to three years' related experience required. *Level of degree may vary based on specific job functions.

Last modified September 19 2016 02:20 PM