Communications Coordinator [JRP-06092]

Posted On: Jun 8, 2024
Company: University of Houston

The University of Houston is currently seeking to hire a Communications Coordinator. In this role, you will coordinate communications activities in support of a university program, including, but not limited to, publications, newsletters, annual reports, web site, and informational and solicitation materials.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop compelling written content for various platforms, including newsletters, emails, social media, website updates and print materials targeting alumni and donors
  • Edit and proofread content to ensure adherence to AP style guidelines, grammar, punctuation, tone, and messaging while ensuring all written materials align with established standards
  • Write or provide talking points for speeches given by executive leadership and key stakeholders
  • Conduct thorough research on relevant topics and stay updated on industry trends to ensure content is informative and relevant
  • Assist in developing and maintaining content calendars and editorial schedules to meet deadlines and objectives, as well as content repositories and archives for easy access and retrieval
  • Coordinate various communications projects, to include compiling, editing, and layout of materials
  • Work with other departments to research, obtain material and organize the content of written communications
  • Provide content for regular updates of the program web site
  • May produce regularly recurring communications such as annual reports, monthly publications, or newsletters
  • Provide writing and editing services for other communication projects as assigned
  • Represents the program at conferences and community events
  • Perform other job-related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience
  • Ability to produce engaging editorial writing across a myriad of print and digital communications platforms, including social channels, mass email, online platforms and promotional marketing and communications collateral
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Motivated, self-starter, detail-oriented, and creative individual with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work responsibilities effectively, adapting seamlessly to varying workloads, from busy periods with tight deadlines to slower-paced periods
  • Experience in a variety of multimedia applications, including but not limited to web content management systems, social media, and Adobe Creative Suite, i.e., lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

Special Note to Applicants: When applying for this role, please be sure to submit a cover letter, resume, letters of recommendation, writing samples, and/or portfolio.

The policy of the University of Houston System and its universities is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, military status, genetic information, sex (including gender and pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or status, or gender expression, except where such a distinction is required by law.

Posted On

Jun 8, 2024

Employer

University of Houston