The University of Houston Hines College of Architecture and Design is currently seeking to hire a Digital Media Program Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for digital communications activities to support the advancement of a major university division, program or center through the planning and coordination of integrated media across communications platforms. The selected candidate will report to the Hines College Executive Director of Communications and participate as a member of the college marketing and communications team to develop and enhance the reputation of the college through strategic and effective efforts targeting internal and external constituencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leads communication efforts across current and emerging digital media platforms within a specific college or division

Identifies program needs and implements targeted initiatives and outreach strategies

Manages project lifecycle for all approved digital media initiatives and participates in strategic planning

Guides user experience, design, and compatibility of program websites

Executes updates and manages content for all program web pages

Develops comprehensive social media strategy, curating both daily content and long-term campaigns

Coordinates external and internal e-communications, including emails, electronic newsletters and digital signage

Initiate production of video and other media content to support program goals and priorities

Collaborates with media producers on campus and outside vendors

Supervises video equipment, assets, and data storage

May work with University IT and division administrators for specific projects

Leverage monitoring and reporting tools to define key engagement metrics and grow audience; track project success and compile detailed reports showing trends and insights across media platforms

Performs other job-related duties as required

Work closely with staff, faculty, and students to collaboratively develop content reflecting and promoting the Hines College’s mission

Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Premiere

Navigate established brand guidelines and creatively works within these guidelines to develop original content utilizing brand standards in new ways

Builds creative designs for printed collateral, signage, advertisements, emails, websites, and social sites (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube)

Create video content from conception to the end product, including planning, shooting, and producing video spots, editing video content, and reviewing with key stakeholders before distribution

Demonstrate photography shooting and editing skills

REQUIREMENTS:

Capacity to be a self-starter who operates with urgency, focus, and discipline

Ability to multi-task between assignments (i.e. organizational skills)

Detail-oriented (quality and precision-focused)

Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal)

Experience in a higher education environment is preferred

Bachelor’s Degree

Thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline

Minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here. Job ID # STA008583
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.