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University Relations & Marketing is seeking a Manager of Executive Social Media Communications. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
University Relations and Marketing delivers accurate, engaging and inclusive messaging to OSU internal and external audiences. All members of URM work to enhance the Oregon State brand and deliver on the university's promise as the state's land grant university through integrated and aligned marketing and communication strategies.
The manager of executive social media communications reports to the vice president for URM and collaborates with the Office of the President. This position is responsible for developing social media strategies, messages and content for the university's president, the vice president for university relations and marketing and other designated university executive leaders. Social media strategies created and carried out by the manager and content produced by the manager will promote OSU's brand; authentically portray the university's president and other OSU leaders; creatively tell stories; portray the engagement of the president and other leaders; inspire and promote participation with the university, its president and other leaders; and promote the momentum of the university within Oregon, nationally and beyond. These social media efforts are conducted in collaboration with other URM and university colleagues engaged in social media, digital and other communications strategies.
The manager of executive social media communications has proven high-level written and interpersonal communications skills. This position manages multiple projects with quick turnarounds in a deadline-driven writing environment for the Office of the President and the vice president of URM. The manager utilizes excellent judgment and creativity in working with university leaders, URM colleagues, faculty and staff in performance of their job.
The manager of executive social media communications collaborates with the University Marketing digital team on website projects for the leadership pages of the oregonstate.edu website. The position also works in coordination and collaboration with URM's social media team and University Marketing leadership team to develop strategies for leadership social media platforms and ways that those platforms connect and amplify the messages of the university's social media platforms. This work involves proactive strategy and planning as well as the ability to pivot quickly to respond to unanticipated news, events, opportunities or issues.
The manager of executive social media communications works at the direction of the vice president for university relations and marketing. This position collaborates with the vice president, as well as the associate vice president for university relations and marketing and the chief assistant to the university's president, as it regards presidential social media communications. These four positions form the OSU executive digital communications team and discuss and coordinate aligned social media communications strategies for the president's office and top university executives. This position also collaborates with the assistant vice president for university relations and marketing as it regards marketing messaging by the president, the vice president for university relations and marketing, and other designated university executives.
The manager of executive social media communications adheres to the three foundational pillars of University Relations and Marketing, including advancing branded and aligned marketing and communications, promoting the values of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice, and providing exceptional customer service.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field. 3 years' experience related to the discipline of the college, unit or department.
Bachelor's degree in in journalism, English, communications, public relations, or a related field from an accredited institution.
Minimum of 5 years of experience writing content for executive, marketing or strategic communications in the private sector or within higher education, government, media, or in complex public or non-profit organizations.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in planning, carrying out strategies and creating content specifically within social networks in the private sector or within higher education, government, media, or complex public or non-profit organizations.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
Demonstrated ability to articulate and carry out goals, strategies, tactics and benchmarking.
Strong writing portfolio that demonstrates experience in researching complex topics, writing and editing varied content for multiple platforms.
Ability to work independently while performing complex tasks, prioritizing multiple projects, and engaging in and completing a diverse range of activities.
Demonstrated ability to contribute to a team-oriented environment, collaborate and build partnerships.
Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills.
Ability to investigate and analyze information and context, and draw conclusions.
Ability to handle all information with sensitivity, discretion and solid judgment.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
This will include some evening/weekend work. Travel to events may be required.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
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