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27 May 2022

Full-Time Communications Strategist

valvidal – Posted by valvidal Denton, Texas, United States

Job Description

Position Overview

This is a senior level position responsible for disseminating informative and creative content that supports the Division of Student Affairs through writing, editing, video production, and design. This position produces content for multiple audiences and in varying media (online, print, broadcast) and may include videos, articles, brochures, websites, social media, reports, policies, technical documentation, and communications etc. for various target audiences and typically serves as a team lead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and five years of experience in writing and/or editing publications; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to conceptualize, write and edit strategic, accurate and concise content for university audiences.
• Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, conduct multiple tasks and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to coordinate large projects with numerous components over extended periods of time.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to visually inspect print and online copy when self-editing or editing the copy of others including experience in creative editing and fact checking techniques.
• Works effectively within a team and effectively works closely with other staff, faculty, and students toward a common goal.
• Extensive knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation and Associated Press and Chicago Manual styles.
• Knowledge of writing styles and guidelines for various media formats and ability to create, coordinate and edit copy for each format (print, digital/social media, video, broadcast, etc.).
• Understanding of institutional strategy (or ability to quickly assimilate) and ability to integrate the strategy into modes of communication.
• Ability to supervise and/or coordinate the work of others and responsible for the production of deadline driven high quality product.
• Knowledge of and ability to research industry best practices to assist the division, college or unit in aligning strategies for UNT publications (print and digital) with University strategy and guidelines and effectively edit and improve content for readers based on best practices

Job Duties

Strategizes, writes, produces videos, edits, designs, and schedules content for varying media. This may include landing pages and other social media, e-newsletters, press releases, advertising, and others.

Plans and coordinates content for publications, setting editorial, production, and printing schedules; supervises student employees.

Conducts interviews and other research.

Ability to plan, film, and edit videos that can be used for a variety of platforms.

Monitors UNT DSA social media properties, engaging with audience members where appropriate, answering questions, correcting misinformation, or directing them to UNT/DSA resources.

Develops effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Ability to design brochures, logos, magazine covers, annual reports, advertisements, and other communication materials.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 61 days.

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