Professional Specialist (Marketing and Communications)

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Position Title
Professional Specialist (Marketing and Communications)

Contra Costa College

Posting Number

$36.26 / HR

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions


Desirable Qualifications
€¢ Excellence in written and verbal communication
€¢ Strong customer service, project and client management skills
€¢ Self-motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
€¢ Detail-oriented with problem solving and decision-making abilities
€¢ Proficiency in commonly used office software and marketing applications such as Microsoft Office, Facebook, Constant Contact, MailChimp, etc.
€¢ 3 years related experience
€¢ Basic proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop or similar graphic design applications with knowledge of modern design trends
€¢ Video production skills or experience

Special Instructions to Applicants
Serving predominately African American and Latinx students, Contra Costa College is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. As a proud Hispanic Serving Institution, we seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be.
We seek a colleague who operates with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness, student service, and leadership.


As a member of the Marketing Department, the Marketing & Communications Specialist will perform tasks in support of the department€™s two primary goals: brand awareness and enrollment growth. Duties include:

€¢ providing excellent customer service to internal clients from the college€™s academic departments and student services areas by performing project intake (developing scope of work, timelines, etc) and managing projects through completion
€¢ supporting the execution of public relations tactics by writing media releases, performing media outreach, and securing media coverage
€¢ supporting the execution of digital marketing tactics by writing and editing content including blogs, email blasts, and posts for social media
€¢ managing relationships with external vendors such as photographers, videographers, web consultants, etc
€¢ supporting the enforcement of brand and editorial standards
€¢ creating reports
€¢ other duties as assigned

TEMP / Seasonal ending December 2018 with the majority of tasks to be performed onsite, during standard office hours.

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.





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Posted: 11/22/2018
Application Due: 1/2/2019
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