COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST/WRITER

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Sep 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92184-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time

Department: L&S/CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Marketing, Public Relations, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92184-AS

Working Title: COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST/WRITER

Official Title: SR UNIV REL SPEC(T54BN) or UNIV RELATIONS SPEC(T54DN) or ASSOC UNIV REL SPEC(T54FN)

Hiring Department: A481500-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY

FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 16, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $37,894 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in in journalism, communication, marketing or related field, or science.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least one year of professional experience in communications, marketing or journalism is required. The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience as a writer, reporter and/or editor in producing content for print publications and/or electronic communications.

Skills:
--Excellent writing skills, especially related to marketing communications with the ability to function well under deadline pressure
--Excellent interpersonal skills with groups and individuals in diverse settings and using a range of techniques including face to face, telephone, email and other written correspondence, and public speaking.
--Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to work toward goals within deadlines and manage complex projects.
--Proficiency with web technology and writing for the web.






Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry seeks a communications specialist to provide prepared and original content for social media, website, and print. The department has approximately 40 faculty and over 400 employees. Duties include department communications, alumni relations, and development.



Contact:

Charlene Horsfall
chorsfall@wisc.edu
608-262-5927
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact Char Horsfall, chorsfall@wisc.edu, 608-262-5927.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Sep 25 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Oct 9 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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