Director - Integrated Communications

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
May 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Title Director - Integrated Communications

Internal Title Director of Integrated Communications

Quicklink uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81124

Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011811

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis Annually

Department Office of Communications and Public Affairs

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 05-29-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 06-04-2017

Job Close Date 06-26-2017

Type of Position
Permanent
Staff

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Professional/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided



Job Description
The Director of Integrated Communications leads a dynamic team of creative professionals to tell the University brand story and enhance our reputation by engaging audiences across multiple platforms, digital and print, across owned, earned and paid media channels. The successful candidate will serve as a key member of the Communications & Public Affairs leadership team, working with the Chief Communications Officer and Director of Brand Strategy to inform the brand strategy, content strategy and visual identity, then execute those strategies through the management of multiple interdisciplinary Brand Teams consisting of marketing, public relations, new media and design professionals as well as academic unit communications managers. Additionally, the Director builds and enhances the University brand image through oversight of advertising, marketing communications and the development of integrated communications plans for academic units as well as coordination of the Campus Communicators Network.

The Director of Integrated Communications has a passion for creative, engaging storytelling, particularly through digital platforms including web and social media; an enthusiasm for enhancing a national brand; a desire to advance the cause of public higher education; a creative curiosity; and, a commitment to life-long learning and professional development.


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and eight years of progressive experience working in integrated communications, marketing communications, digital media production, public relations or a related communications field with three years of management experience.


Preferred Qualifications
10 years of progressive experience working in integrated communications, marketing communications, digital media production, public relations or a related communications field with five years of management experience.


Documents which must be associated with this posting
Resume/CV
Cover Letter
List of References


Special Instructions to Applicants


SOC Code 11-2021

PI97981147