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Communications Strategist I

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

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University of Idaho

Communications Strategist I

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Student Affairs

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $24.00 per hour or higher based on education and experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The position ensures effective internal and external communication, branding and messaging by leading and collaborating on communication efforts within the unit and across campus. This position advances the reputation of the University of Idaho, Student Affairs and Recreation and Wellbeing through purposeful and creative messaging that is tied to strategic initiatives and builds campus wide and public understanding and support for the teaching and research mission of the unit(s) specifically, as well as the University of Idaho in general. The position will work in a collaborative environment with team members and University Communications and Marketing to create impactful communications.

Duties may include:
  • Designing, writing and editing a variety of content in digital and print formats
  • Maintaining the department's website, social media presence, and online communications; collaborate on data collection for a variety of reports
  • Assisting with day-to-day office operations
  • Providing consultation and writing support to department leadership
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design, Journalism, or Public Relations; four additional years of experience (for a total of five) may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree
  • One year of communications, marketing, graphic design, journalism, or public relations experience
  • Editing and writing business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials
  • Working in customer service-oriented team environment to accomplish shared goals
  • Handling a variety of projects simultaneously that requires attention to details

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using a content management system for publishing web content
  • Experience developing, executing, and measuring impact of communications plans and initiatives to achieve organizational goals
  • Ability to collaborate and exhibit interpersonal and communication skills with various internal and external constituents
  • Applying the AP style to business documents
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience creating high-quality branded marketing materials
  • Experience with event planning and implementation

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004385P

Posting Date: 04/15/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
To be considered your “Letter of Qualification” must address each of the required qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the preferred qualifications as relevant.
For 1st consideration, please apply by May 13, 2024.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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