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ND EPSCoR Communication Manager
Post Date: 02/25/2020
Close Date: 04/09/2020
Company:
NDSU
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140
7012318525

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https://jobs.ndsu.edu

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://jobs.ndsu.edu/hr/postings/11293

Salary:
$70,000 and above

Location:
Fargo

Job Description:
The purpose of this position is to advance ND EPSCoR’s key scientific, education, and outreach messages from all campuses involved in ND EPSCoR (currently 11 participating institutions) and effectively disseminate those messages to our various audiences (including scientific and education partnerships, other ND EPSCoR stakeholders and the citizens ND) through integrated communication efforts. Included in these efforts are all media relations planning, branding, and execution; providing assistance to the State Executive Director and the ND EPSCoR Project Administrator in developing and executing integrated communication strategies and tactics; and writing high quality content that advances key ND EPSCoR messages across a variety of platforms, including print, web and social media.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
- B.S. / B.A. or M.S. / M.A. – Any field of study with 7+ years working in a communication or related field; OR
– B.S. / B.A. in Communication, Journalism, Marketing, English, or related field with 5+ years working in a communication or related field; OR
– M.S./ M.A. – in Communication, Journalism, Marketing, English, or related field with 4+ years working in a communication or related field

Demonstrated knowledge and abilities [provide a sample of previous work products (written work; upload as “other document 1”)] in the following areas:
– Web technologies, including experience in web design and maintaining web content management systems;
– Best practices for using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other forms of social media in a professional setting;
– Use a variety of personal computer software applications, including desktop publishing for design of marketing and reporting media;
– Media styles, including AP style; and
– Use of various reference citation styles and the use of EndNote
- Demonstrated expertise in [provide a sample of previous work products (written work; upload as “other document 2”)]:
– Writing and editing news and feature articles for a variety of audiences;
– Ability to advance key messages;
– Designing and developing supplementary materials and presentations (handouts, decision documents);
– Use of interpersonal skills in working with a variety of people; and
– Collaborating with colleagues in a professional setting
- Capacity to write and synthesize technical materials and communicate information in a manner easily understood by non-specialists
- Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
- Project management experience
- Driver’s License for statewide travel
- Ability to maintain confidentiality, use of tact, discretion and sound judgment

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience:
– Representing an organization to the public or/and media
– Creating and managing media content in a scientific or higher education setting

Contact Information:
Jean Ostrom-Blonigen
701-231-7516
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