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The Multimedia Communications Specialist will work as an integral member of the MSUCOM Communications team and be available for occasional weekend and evening assignments.
Responsibilities and Duties include; Designing, creating, and producing marketing and communications content, social media and special projects for marketing, communications, recruitment and special events using design, photography, video and other multimedia tools; Collaboratively create, develop and maintain the creative vision of MSUCOM using design, photography and videography; Collaborate with other team members; Apply closed captioning to all video productions in support of accessibility, also attaching relevant metadata and captions for indexing; Manage and organize a vast library of media; Collaboratively manage multimedia assets on social media sites, such as YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook; Provide reports and recommendations for best practices; Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement; Perform other duties as assigned.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in multi-media communications, design, journalism, marketing, advertising, public relations or related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in marketing communications; social media planning, implementation and analysis; composing, editing, and publication production; news, broadcasting and print media; experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite; experience with photography and videography, including editing, familiarity with current digital best practices and ability to learn quickly and adapt to new technologies, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns, search engine optimization (SEO), social media strategy and analysis; solid team contributor; confident with multi-focused assignments; ability to translate trends, technologies and metrics into accessible language; ability to develop and maintain interpersonal relationships; flexibility to be a hands-on team player adding value, supporting strategy, programs and all levels and teams; self-starter and independent worker who seeks counsel when needed; excellent written, verbal,
and presentation skills.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Cover letter, resume, 2 professional references and 2 work samples.
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Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.
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