Coordinator, Marketing and Media Relations

Coordinator, Marketing and Media Relations

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$38,000- $45,000

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Closes: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half

Reports to

: Director, Marketing and Communications

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or a related field. 
Work Experience: Related work experience comparable to the job duties, functions, and responsibilities.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or a related field. 
Work Experience: Related work experience comparable to the job duties, functions, and responsibilities.

Position Description

 

 

Position Title:  Coordinator, Marketing and Media Relations

DepartmentMarketing and Communications

FLSA TypeExempt Position

Reports toDirector, Marketing and Communications

Direct ReportsNone

Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or a related field.

Work Experience:  Related work experience comparable to the job duties, functions, and responsibilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relation skills.
  2. Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  3. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  4. Strong creative thinking and innovation skills.
  5. Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
  6. Ability to follow strict college style guidelines.
  7. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  8. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.
  9. Must work well in a team environment.

 

Additional Preferred Skills:

 

  1. Experience in public or media relations, or in journalism
  2. Strong writing and editing skills.
  3. Experience working with diverse audience groups.
  4. Print production knowledge is a plus.

 

Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Marketing and Media Relations Coordinator will work with the marketing team as needed to further advance the college’s marketing efforts, branding continuity, and communications initiatives. The Marketing and Media Relations Coordinator also will be a liaison for the college’s media and public requests, as well as develop and edit content for college publications and marketing collateral.

  • Understand and execute the college’s marketing and communications strategy.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with local and regional media representatives, as well as regularly pitch story ideas and develop news releases.
  • Assist Marketing Director in editing, developing, and producing marketing collateral and digital communications campaign materials.
  • Manage and organize internal and external production requests and content submissions
  • Write and edit content for print, web, and social media. Projects may include general marketing collateral such as advertisements, fliers, brochures, letters, speeches, etc.
  • Support the college’s Website Designer/Developer in updating, correcting, and creating content for the college website.
  • Assist Marketing Director and Production Manager in managing advertising campaigns for deadlines, production needs, vendor questions, and budgeting.
  • Actively seek out student, faculty, staff, and alumni stories that support the strategic messages central to campaigns. Coordinates interviews and photo/video shoots as appropriate and prepares final content and visuals for distribution. Use a wide range of media including email, social media, web, video, and print and ensure all media are fully utilized and coordinated with all campaigns by working closely and collaboratively with communication and marketing team members.
  • Assist as needed with content, photos, graphics, and video clip production that showcase the best of Durham Tech, its students, programs and progress.

 

Physical DemandsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
  • Good eye/hand dexterity.

 

Normal Working Hours:  A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half-day work weeks.

How to Apply

 

 

https://durhamtech.peopleadmin.com

The online application process will allow you to review the status of your application during the recruitment process, to update your online application, and to apply for positions that become available in the future.

Job Post Contact

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