Media Specialist (Part-Time)

Philadelphia, PA
Sep 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Publishing & Presses
Institution Type
Community College

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Media Specialist (Part-Time) position.

The Media Specialist writes clear and compelling copy that consistently conveys the College's brand and messages. The position prepares internal and external communications, press materials, newsletters, electronic and print publications and other collateral materials. This position reports to the Director of Communications and collaborates with the Directors of marketing and Creative Services.

For a complete position description, and to apply online, please visit our career site at, or click the “Apply” button.

Minimum Qualifications

• Associate's degree required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

• Two (2) years experience in marketing and/or public relations required.

• Strong proficiency in grammar, advanced writing skills and critical thinking skills required.

• Copy editing/proofreading, and typing skills required.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

• Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Internet search proficiency required.

• Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines required.

• Ability to think creatively and effectively execute ideas required.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in English, Communications or Journalism preferred.

• Experience reporting, writing, and editing with a major daily news organization or magazine preferred.

• Awareness of the media, reporters and editors in the greater Philadelphia area preferred.

• Knowledge of educational institutions, especially higher education institutions preferred.


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