Communications Officer II

Job description

Job Title: Communications Officer II
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225469
Job Summary

Lead in communications efforts designed to market a campus unit's products and/or services to target audiences. This position leads in the development of communications materials and promotional efforts with media representatives. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: unit management and personnel, customers and vendors. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit management and media representatives. This position will supervise: NA.


Job Duty 1 -
Conduct and utilize market research as necessary to recommend appropriate marketing communications strategies

Job Duty 2 -
Interact with external and internal media to generate publication of messages related to marketing efforts; write press releases related to products or services

Job Duty 3 -
Develop content and oversee the design and production process for print collaterals

Job Duty 4 -
Coordinate interviews and public appearances of unit personnel in support of marketing efforts

Job Duty 5 -
Consult with Institute Communications and Marketing to ensure that Institute graphic and style standards are followed in all material

Job Duty 6 -
Administer unit marketing/communications budget

Job Duty 7 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Four to six years of job related experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires advanced skills in writing and communication, creativity and ability to incorporate a variety of resources and tools to develop marketing materials. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with external media representative is required. Requires ability to understand complex and/or highly technical ideas and programs and communicate them in lay terms. Also required are organizational and communications skills as well as use of office and specialized computer applications.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.




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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time