Specialist, Marketing & Communications

Specialist, Marketing & Communications


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

Davidson Davie Community College 


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution 

Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent written and oral communication skil
  • Exceptional relationship-building and teamwork skills
  • Ability to develop and execute projects
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn new technologies and creative tools
  • Ability to multi-task and be results-oriented
  • Working knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital/social media
  • Self-motivated with a positive, professional approach
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing and communications
  • Strong skills in editing, proofreading, layout, and graphic design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher), WordPress, and Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Ability to understand and review analytics related to website traffic, social media and other digital tools

Position Description


The Marketing & Communications Specialist will provide technical, administrative, operational and managerial support for the marketing and communications efforts at Davidson-Davie Community College, which fall within the division of External Affairs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills, creative insight, and the ability to work independently and under tight deadlines. This position reports to the Director, Multimedia Strategies and has the following responsibilities:


Essential Job Functions:


Identifies newsworthy topics, individuals, and events to promote through various channels and produces high-quality written narrative for print media and social media


Captures photos and videos at campus events and for promoting the institution, to supplement college’s professional photography


Manages internal requests for marketing and communications projects, including the delivery of template-based projects and small publications


Coordinates with outside creative firm to deliver high-profile projects for external audiences, including student recruitment


Collaborates with campus-wide Marketing & Communications Steering Committee to set strategic and brand direction


Coordinates administrative requirements in relation to vendors, contracts and partnerships


Maintains high level of sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds


Performs other duties as assigned that achieve the mission and initiatives of the college

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933