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Communications Manager- Carson College of Business
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Internal Number: 3990371
Communications Manager- Carson College of Business
Title: 1281-NN_ADMINPRO - Public Relations/Communication Coordinator
Business Title: Communications Manager- Carson College of Business
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Communications Manager works with the Carson College of Business (CCB) Assistant Director of Communications, internal departments, college leadership, campus partners, college faculty and staff, and marketing team members to craft and edit comprehensive and integrated publicity and marketing campaigns for the CCB. The Communications Manager strives to increase awareness of the CCB's research, education, outreach efforts, as well as opportunities for private support, to a variety of audiences including alumni, donors, friends, faculty, staff, students, stakeholders, legislators, industry leaders, and the general public. This individual will need excellent project management, interviewing, and writing expertise and will play an essential role in content marketing.
A Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, marketing or other relevant field AND either two (2) years of professional experience in print OR broadcast news media, public relations, marketing including the use of electronic media or two (2) years of other relevant professional experience.
Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and intercultural communications skills.
Experience executing strategic communication plans and complex communication projects.
Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment.
Ability to proactively identify and solve problems within projects.
Experience managing complex communications or marketing projects with multiple competing deadlines.
Demonstrated experience researching, writing and editing materials on a wide range of stories and content.
Experience writing news stories or press releases using Chicago style.
Knowledge of public relations, branding content marketing and social marketing principles.
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Hootsuite and Excel programs.
Qualified applicants for this position will be team players, possess excellent communication and customer service skills, and remain calm under pressure.
Demonstrated experience using social media platforms for a business or organization, including planning and publishing posts and using measurement tools to evaluate performance and adjust.
Experience using WordPress to create and edit pages.
Professional work experience in a higher education environment.
Experience with videography and script writing.
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Site, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
Five years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified in the position description.
Knowledge of university policies and procedures or experience with a similar organizational structure.
Familiarity with principles of graphic design.
Familiarity with Washington State University brand identity.
Monthly Salary: $4,509 - $5,634.87. In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, this salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU's Administrative Professional Compensation. WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation.
Screening Begin Date: Screening will begin Monday, March 27, 2023 and will remain ongoing until the vacancy has been filled.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Application Instructions: Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
2) Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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