Pay Grade: 39 The Communications Coordinator II (Digital Media Specialist) will work with staff in the Libraries' Marketing & Communication department to help tell the UT Libraries' story through print, online, and social media. Responsibilities / Duties: SOCIAL/DIGITAL MEDIA
Develops and posts social media, web & blog content that engages library users and promotes library services, resources, and events.
Manages social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
Creates attractive documents, posters, signs, and other graphics.
Coordinates photography and video production for print and online publication. PUBLICITY
Develops and writes audience-focused feature stories, news releases, and other publicity to promote and advance the Libraries' programs, services, resources, people, and events.
Coordinates library publicity for dissemination to campus and local media outlets and internally via email and the Libraries' digital signage system(s).
Collaborates with faculty and staff throughout the Libraries to identify library services and resources to promote to the campus community. PROJECT COORDINATION
Coordinates project components such as schedules, resources, equipment and information.
Works with marketing team and other groups in the library to define project requirements, scope and objectives.
Works closely with the Assessment team to monitor and assess project impact.
Qualifications Qualifications Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in communication, marketing, public relations, or related field.
Some experience working with social media and managing projects.
Knowledge of Adobe CC, Microsoft Office Suite and basic HTML.
Strong organization skills.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Proven writing ability; ability to communicate information precisely, interestingly and objectively in written and verbal form.
Facility with computers; familiarity with standard software such as Microsoft Word and with various social media platforms.
Ability to learn new software programs. Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a college setting. Ability to communicate with both students and faculty.
A creative and energetic approach to communications and problem solving.
Graphic design skills and page layout skills; familiarity with Acrobat Pro/ Acrobat DC and web development tools.
Familiarity with media scheduling programs such as Hootsuite and email marketing services such as MyEmma. Application Procedures: A background check is required prior to hiring. In order to be considered for candidacy, you must submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications, a current resume, and portfolio/examples of work.
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