Clemson UniversityJob ID:
Cooper LibraryFull/Part Time:
Leads public relations efforts for Clemson University Libraries, Watt Family Innovation Center, and University Press. Develops, prepares, edits, coordinates and disseminates public relations and communications materials for the libraries. Promotes activities, programs and accolades for the libraries. Performs other duties as assigned.JOB DUTIES
50% - Essential - Public Relations Coordination: Writes articles, feature stories, & press releases for internal & external media. Provides editorial direction and writes & edits copy for e-newsletters, other e-communications, print publications, & marketing material. Maintains liaison w/ faculty and staff to solicit news content. Works w/ Clemson University Media Relations & other internal Clemson media to facilitate placement of news and information. Maintains contact w/ mass media to facilitate coverage. Facilitates dissemination of news & feature stories & story pitches. Edits materials created by undergrad interns. Liaises with regional partners to promote Univ. Press books.
20% - Essential - Strategic Communication and Planning:
Determines public relations strategic direction and priorities, in collaboration with the Dean of the Libraries, other administrators, and external advisory boards. Coordinates, implements, and oversees the public relations and communications plans for the libraries. Serves as communications liaison to university development, alumni affairs, creative services, public relations, and marketing teams.
30% - Essential - Social Media and Digital Communications:
Manages social media platforms and web communication, responsible for overall branding, provides photography or videography services or arranges these services for events, and oversees development of graphics, logos, and digital signage in alignment with Clemson University Media Relations.
10% - Essential - Personnel Management:
Directs and oversees work of public relations and marketing personnel including undergraduate interns. Guides work and evaluates performance.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education - Bachelor's Degree; experience related to the development and dissemination of informational materialPREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
Marketing or Communications degree; 5+ years of professional experience in marketing and communicationsRESPONSIBILITIES
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations
Manages Work of Others - Manages work of others including hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. Plans organizational structure and job content.
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Marketing or Communications degree; 5+ years of professional experience in marketing and communicationsWORKING CONDITIONS
No Work ConditionsWORK SCHEDULE
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range: ($ 60,500.00 - $ 75,000.00)JOB LOCATION
Clemson, SCAPPLICATION DEADLINE
September 15, 2021CLOSING STATEMENT
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.