Department Name Integrated Communications
Campus or Location Western Campus
Vacancy Number 028-18
Reports To Director, Marketing Integration
Recruitment Type External/Internal
Job Category Professional
Position Type Full-Time
Union Position Non-Union
Number of Openings 2
Job Description Summary
Implements the College-wide communications plan for the designated campus/business area to ensure compliance with College-wide goals and strategic plan.
Implements the College-wide communications plan for the designated campus/ business area campus to ensure compliance with College-wide goals and strategic plan
Develops working relationships with key departments and personnel to promote the College, its programs and services including development of strategic marketing plans to strengthen the assigned campus/business area's initiatives
Manages project development from beginning to end
Serves as a marketing communications consultant, provides counsel to College constituents on how to best achieve marketing goals
Develops project briefs and assists Integrated Communications department in meeting its objectives in developing and writing communications, project plans and collateral
Actively seeks out and writes stories (success, feature, analytical, community-focused, etc.), that will contribute to collateral of the College, such as College magazine, Website, e-newsletters, brochures, etc.
Collects and analyzes information about newsworthy subjects to write stories for publication; receives assignments or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop and pitch story ideas; gathers and verifies factual information; and organizes materials and writes stories according to AP Style standards and College Style guide
Assists with College-wide media relations strategies, which includes writing news releases
Serves as the liaison between Integrated
Communications department and the Campus President/applicable business area leaders with respect to confidential and sensitive College information and issues
Advises Campus President/applicable business area leaders on appropriate Communications policies, procedures and marketing trends
Assists or manages College-wide projects and initiatives (e.g. Convocation, Commencement, etc.).
Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates full- and/or part-time student assistants and interns, as needed
Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING
Bachelor's degree in a related field
o Significant related experience may substitute for education
Minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in marketing and communications including the development of publications
Demonstrated experience in journalism or public relations
Demonstrated accomplishments in publications, production and marketing
Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team
Demonstrated experience requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Possess working knowledge of graphic design, photography and advertising concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
Possess knowledge of digital/social media marketing
Possess knowledge of AP Style Guide
Ability to develop and implement creative strategic integrated communications plan
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
Possess strong organizational and time-management skills
Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Possess excellent proofreading and editing skills
Ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively
Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions
Works accurately with great attention to detail
Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships
Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently
Demonstrated intermediate project management skills
Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
Ability to collaborate, persuade and gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population
• Service Focus
• Time Utilization
VERY IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES
• Quality of Work
• Continuous Improvement
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING
Bachelor's degree or higher in communications, journalism, marketing or public relations
Minimum of five years of communications, journalism, marketing, or public relations project management experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Demonstrated education, training, and/or professional certification in digital media
Possess knowledge of content management systems
Standard College hours of operation, Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5pm. Hours will vary based on business unit needs.
These are marketing project manager/writer positions.
One position mainly supports the Westshore Campus, and will be located on the campus in Westlake.
One position mainly supports the Center for Creative Arts, which includes Performing Arts and Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, and will be located in the Jerry Sue Thornton Center in Cleveland.
Posting Open Date 07/07/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.
Affirmative Action Statement
Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you learn about this position?
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher in a related field?
- * Do you have a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in marketing and communications including the development of publications?
- * Which area are you interested in?
- Westshore Campus
- Center for Creative Arts (Metro Campus)
- Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae