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Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse
workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a
qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status,
such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
The Communications Officer for Law School Marketing and
Communications, plays a vital role in communicating the compelling
stories of Lewis & Clark Law School that help to attract
students and inspire alumni. This position will assist in
developing and implementing strategies to enhance the school's
brand, promote its programs, events, and achievements, and engage
with various stakeholders. The Communications Officer will be
responsible for assisting with content creation, managing digital
platforms, coordinating marketing campaigns, and supporting
internal and external communication initiatives. While working
closely with the Assistant Dean of Communications and External
Relations for the Law School, and coordinating with the
Communications Office of Lewis & Clark College, this position
will interact with faculty, students and alumni on a daily
Execution of the Law School Communications Plan and
Content Creation and Management
- Work closely with the Assistant Dean on semester and annual
- Execute the plans, working with student assistants and the
College communications office.
- Assist with law admissions and development/fundraising
communications as well as news and marketing communications.
- Conduct research and interviews of faculty, students and alums
to gather information for news stories, web pages, and other
communications as needed.
- Assist in creating compelling and engaging news stories/content
for various marketing channels, including website, social media,
newsletters. Create content for both potential student and
- Proofread and edit content to ensure accuracy, consistency, and
adherence to the school's brand guidelines.
- Manage and update the law school's website and other digital
platforms with relevant and timely content with particular
attention to the admissions pages and content.
Social Media and Digital Marketing
- Assist the College PR director in coordinating media relations
activities, including distribution of press releases/news stories,
responding to media inquiries, and monitoring media coverage.
- Help build and maintain relationships with external partners,
including media outlets, industry associations, and alumni.
Event Promotion and Support
- Assist in managing the law school's social media presence,
coordinating with the College communication social media
- Create and schedule posts, monitor engagement, and respond to
comments and messages as appropriate.
- Help develop and implement social media campaigns to promote
the law school's programs, events, and achievements.
- Write content specifically for web pages.
- Assist in promoting law school events through various channels,
including social media, email marketing, and targeted
- Capture photos and videos during events for promotional
Branding and Visual Identity
- Support the development and distribution of internal
- Assist in maintaining and promoting the law school's brand
guidelines and visual identity standards.
- Ensure consistency in messaging and visual elements across
various communication channels.
- Support the creation and updating of marketing collateral, such
as brochures, flyers, presentations, and advertisements.
- Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or
a related field or equivalent experience.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent attention to detail and ability to produce accurate
and high-quality work.
- Proficiency in social media platforms, content management
systems, and digital marketing tools.
- Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate
effectively with diverse stakeholders.
- Ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals,
particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or
at Lewis & Clark College.
- 1-3 years of relevant experience in marketing and
- Knowledge of law school programs, legal industry, or higher
education is desirable.
- Basic graphic design skills and familiarity with design
software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) is a plus.
Directions for Cover Letter
- $50,000 - 60,000
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
Please upload your cover letter
on the My Experience
screen in the resume section.
Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy
with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and
admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or
perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national
origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or
any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local
laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and
disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries
may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation
to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you
require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform
your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a
change to the application process or work procedures, providing
documents in an alternate format, using a sign language
interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the
finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a
conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the
conviction is related to the position for which the individual is
applying or would present safety or security risks before an
employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not
necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.
Eligibility to Work
In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department
regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday
prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals
(no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human
Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure
to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result
in immediate termination of employment.