Specialist, Marketing

Specialist, Marketing


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Minimum to Midpoint ($2609 – $3260/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director, Marketing

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associate Degree in Marketing, Communications, English, or related field required.
  2. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  3. Excellent organizational skills.
  4. Proven ability to adapt and learn new procedures and programs.
  5. Ability to use Microsoft Office applications as well as proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required.
  6. Experience with WordPress.
  7. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  8. High standard of excellence, accuracy and consistency, personal integrity, honesty and accountability.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. One to three years’ experience in the design and development of publications and materials preferred.
  3. Bilingual Preferred, Not Required

Position Description

As part of the Marketing Department, the Marketing Specialist reports to the Director of Marketing and provides support for all Marketing functions, including graphic design, web design, copy writing/editing, photography, and digital and print media production, including but not limited to, print, broadcast and online advertising, program brochures, newsletters, annual reports, the College catalog, and event flyers. This position will work with the Director of Marketing to ensure brand-specific language and graphical standards in all College informational and promotional materials.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

  1. Assist the Director of Marketing with graphic design, social media, programming college monitors and electronic signage, website, and multimedia production.
  2. Assist the Director of Marketing with creation, development and production of printed projects such as advertisements, flyers, posters, signage, brochures, booklets, newsletters, postcards, etc., as needed.
  3. Develop and implement marketing strategies.
  4. Coordinate marketing projects, including prioritization, balancing workload and brainstorming concepts.
  5. Work collaboratively with college faculty and staff to develop divisional, departmental, and college electronic and print outreach materials.
  6. Assist as needed with other functions of the Marketing Department, including photography, video, multimedia, and special event planning/implementation.
  7. Ensure that all college materials, both internal and external, are branded appropriately.


How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at https://wpcc.peopleadmin.com/.

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.