Media Specialist Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
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College of Law
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This position assists the Communications Director with all aspects of law school communication, including editing and writing, social media, graphic design, web content and photography. Helps manage official law school social media accounts.
Responsible for College of Law digital media and social media strategy. Manage social media content and scheduling for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and any new properties as needed. Assist with YouTube content posting. Work closely with the Dean on the Dean's social media accounts. Oversee photography for law school events and publications, manipulating photos for publications, website, and social media.
Assists with writing and editing a wide variety of communications vehicles, including newsletters, web and social media content, press releases, brochures, magazine articles and other promotional materials.
Work with Director and Communications Coordinator on the overall direction and development of the College of Law website content. Includes meeting with department heads, faculty members and students to discuss their needs for web content, and making recommendations for improving existing content. Ensures that web content is current and grammatically correct and that messaging is consistent throughout the site and with the overall branding of the law school.
Responsible for using the Adobe Creative Suite programs and Canva to edit photos and design various electronic and print communications vehicles.
Assists Communications Director and other administrators with special projects as needed.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience or a high school diploma/equivalency and six years' experience. Note: Post high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate. Experience in the communications field is required. Applicants must be extremely detail oriented, proficient with common office software (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, Zoom) and able to quickly learn other programs. Must possess advanced knowledge of design software such as Adobe Creative Suite and Canva, and be proficient with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously is essential. Preferred Previous experience designing and implementing social media strategies and/or designing digital media content is strongly preferred. Experience writing and editing for social media, newsletters and magazines is also strongly preferred.Contact Info Christi Morgan, Director of Communications
Florida State University College of Law[email protected]
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Schedule This position works in the office 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, with a one-hour break for lunch. Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be required to cover special events.Criminal Background Check
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