NC State University is seeking an energetic, innovative, student-centered leader for the position of Public Communication Specialist (Marketing & Communication Specialist). We seek an individual with proven leadership experience capable of working in a fast-paced, results-oriented team. The candidate will provide strategic direction and execute a marketing and communications plan that promotes and inspires participation in NC State Wellness and Recreation programs, services, and facilities.
Specific responsibilities include:
Serve as the chief NC State University Recreation marketing and communications officer. Responsible for strategic development and execution of comprehensive marketing and communications plan.
Develop a consistent brand image for department that is innovative and dynamic and reflective of NC State University Recreation in all pieces.
Leads department capital campaign and annual giving development marketing and communications efforts for students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of NC State University Recreation.
Work with individual 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.
Conceptualizes, executes and oversees the creation of all marketing, communications and print material on behalf of NC State University Recreation.
Supervisory position, conduct interviews, make final hiring decisions, provide salary recommendations, monitor and assign work, counsel and discipline employees under direct supervision, develop work plans and conduct performance appraisals for PERMANENT employees.
Assist as needed in all required departmental functions.
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.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, TRAINING/EDUCATION
Master’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field;
At least two years of progressively responsible professional experience in marketing;
Experience in higher education marketing setting.
DEPARTMENT REQUIRED SKILLS
Proficiency with Adobe graphic design suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop;
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;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
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.
Applicants must apply online at NC State University Human Resources https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/93683 (Position 00007354) and should include cover letter, resume and list three references.
Review of applicants will begin Friday, January 5, 2017.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Heather Sanderson, Associate Director of Wellness and Recreation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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UREC Mission: To inspire a culture of wellness by providing quality, innovative and inclusive collegiate recreation programs, services and facilities that promote healthy, active lifestyles to enhance student success.
UREC VISION: To be premier collegiate recreation leaders that enhance student success.
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