| How well an organization may communicate with and listen to its community is often a foundational element in that organization's success. In this role, the Writer develops communication strategies and initiatives, assists with communications issues and crisis management, and creates promotional and feature content targeted not only to faculty, staff (IT and University), and students, but to the external individuals or agencies within the sphere of the University's work and influence. The Writer will develop content strategies and materials to promote the value of IT, IT services, the IT community, and IT partnerships among campus leadership, schools, divisions, units, and customers, highlighting how ITS and IT can uniquely engage in innovative support of research, teaching, and safety, finance, and business operations. The Writer will interface with IT and IT-related individuals and groups (e.g., SLG, service owners, and ITLC) to understand needs, and assist in managing promotional and outreach efforts.The Writer will assist with internal staff communications to increase awareness and engagement among ITS and IT staff.The Writer will set and maintain editorial standards among IT Engagement and ITS staff And, the Writer will research, draft, and edit communications used to highlight the innovative work performed by IT in support of the University's mission and goals.Essential Functions:Research, interview sources, write, edit/proofread, and distribute news releases, feature articles, social media posts, and announcements to keep the University community informed about IT-related activities, initiatives, and events.Assist with issues management and execute internal and external public relations and promotional campaigns through multi-channel dissemination to keep the University and the public informed about relevant services, programs, and issues.Develop annual and executive reports and informational summaries.Provide leadership for Engagement team members and other ITS staff regarding writing, editing, style, and related proficients.Other duties than expressly identified in this document may be assigned. |
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