Job Title: COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
Reports to: Director of Communications
Department: Office of Communications
Schedule/Status: 6 Month Full Time Position (with benefits); Monday-Friday; Non-Exempt
(tenure of position is 6 months from start date; during that time, position will be assessed to determine if needed on a regular basis; as such, there is possibility of regular employment based on organizational needs)
Responsibilities: Delivers and moderates best-in-class communications throughout the agency and on behalf of the agency; leads content creation for both internal and external communications via print and digital vehicles/platforms; serves as a communications consultant for agency stakeholders, analyzes communications needs, proposes communications strategies, and executes communication plans; ensures content is consistent with overall brand and meets guidelines/standards to maintain and promote positive image on behalf of the agency.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in communications, broadcasting, journalism, or related field;
Qualifications: minimum of 4 years’ experience with writing, editing, and proofreading (news, features, scripts) required; consultant experience helpful; familiarity and understanding of electronic communications (Web-based) and social media; simple photography skills (digital and 35mm); web design experience helpful; strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills and thorough knowledge of English usage, grammar, and punctuation; strong computer skills (including PowerPoint); excellent customer service skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work well as part of a team; ability to multi-task; ability to interact well with all levels of constituents and the general public; ability to establish and set priorities; ability to work independently and take appropriate initiative.
Apply To: Send a letter indicating how your experience, training, gifts and skills equip you for this work. Include a resume and samples of your work (i.e. press release, newsletter, script, etc.).
GBHEM Human Resources
C/O Communications Specialist
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Phone: 615/340-7360 Fax: 615/340-7538 Email: email@example.com
Posting Date: May 7, 2015
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer