Communications Specialist Admissions

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA Marketing & Media / Education & Training
Conceptualizes and documents communication plan needs in support of the recruitment goals for the various target market segments (freshman, transfer, under-represented populations, international, etc.) in the Office of Admissions; collaborates with internal and external staff to meet communication needs, both print and digital, for outreach projects and/or events related to the recruitment of undergraduate international and domestic students and international graduate students; assists with the development and execution of creative concepts and themes for communications; creates and designs select identified promotional materials, ensuring the University and division brands are integrated appropriately; identifies and evaluates emerging channels for targeted communication, with immediate focus on social media; and strategizes, coordinates and develops content for office social media and web presence to ensure the office is meeting the needs of targeted audiences. Bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic design, marketing, interactive digital studies or related field plus at least one year of experience managing web and/or print publication production, developing communication strategies, and management and execution of communication plans required. Experience in higher education; experience using social media in a professional setting; and CRM (Salesforce) experience preferred. Student experience will be considered.
Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance.

Application materials received by Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 will be given first consideration.

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Job ID: 69072

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