Marketing & Communication Specialist

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment:


Working Title:

Marketing & Communication Specialist

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$45,000 - $50,000

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; evening and weekend work may be required to cover events

Job Location:

Raleigh NC


Prevention Services

About the Department:

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives
We promote the success of the whole student. In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens.

NC State Prevention Services provides case management, education, and outreach emphasizing inclusive, developmental, and non-judgmental perspectives for student prevention efforts. Through the lenses of behavioral health, wellness, and sustainability, our professionals collaborate with the campus community to enhance individual and collective well-being as well as assisting students gain the necessary resources to remain successful academically and emotionally at NC State

Essential Job Duties:

The Marketing and Communications Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as the primary NC State Prevention Services and Counseling Center marketing and communications point of contact.
  • Strategic development and execution of comprehensive marketing and communications plan.
  • Developing a consistent brand image for departments this is innovative and dynamic and reflective of NC State Prevention Services and Counseling Center.
  • Leading department capital campaign and annual giving development marketing and communications efforts for students, faculty, staff, and donors to the Centers.
  • Working with individual coordinators or project leaders in developing and implementing marketing programs and materials to attract and retain participants through a variety of media including but not limited to print, web, and social media.
  • Conceptualizing, executing, and overseeing the creation of all marketing, communications and print material on behalf of NC State Prevention Services and Counseling Center.
  • Providing supervision to student workers, graduate assistants or temporary employees in the areas of outreach and marketing.
  • Assisting, as needed, with all required departmental functions.
  • Overseeing, editing and updating both websites and multiple social media platforms.

Other Responsibilities:

Assist as needed in all required departmental functions.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Other Required Qualifications:

Proficiency with Adobe graphic design suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, or similar software.

Experience with video and video editing software.

Experience with web content management systems.

Demonstrated knowledge of national trends and best practices in marketing and communications.

Demonstrated ability to work autonomously with initiative, critical and creative thinking.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate, develop partnerships and work effectively as a member of a fast-paced, results-oriented team.

Demonstrated experience organizing and developing leaders through practical application and learning.

Demonstrated success managing, supervising, and mentoring student employees.

Demonstrated integrity, ethics, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Commitment to promoting healthy, active lifestyles.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in a closely related field that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Job Open Date:


Earliest Close Date---- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.):


Special Instructions:

Along with your completed application please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references.

Please make sure that the work history listed on your application is identical to the work history listed on your resume.

Position Number:


Position Type:


Position Classification Band Title:

Public Communication Specialist

Position Classification Band Level:


Position Classification Salary Range:

$31,200 - $83,965

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Alternate Option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Time Limited Position:


Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department Id:

244025 - Prevention Services


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time