Communications Coordinator [JRP-11051]

Posted On: Nov 4, 2023
Company: University of Houston

The University of Houston is currently seeking to hire a Communications Coordinator for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). In this role, you will coordinate communication activities in support of a university program, including, but not limited to, publications, newsletters, annual reports, websites, and informational and solicitation materials. You will coordinate various communications projects, to include compiling, editing, and layout of materials. In addition, you will work with other departments and centers to research, obtain material and organize the content of written communications. You will also provide content for regular updates of the program web site.


  • Build, cultivate, advocate for, respond to, monitor, and grow a digital community on behalf of the SBDC
  • Write, design, and coordinate the production of digital/print communication and marketing materials including success stories, press releases, blog articles and collateral materials
  • Use multimedia software applications to create and publish graphic designs in accordance with network goals and objectives
  • Deliver innovative approaches and creative solutions while following guidelines, policies, and industry best practices
  • Create and maintain a digital library of photographs, video, graphic designs, and program collateral
  • Support the SBDC Network in managing social media strategies and campaigns for diverse initiatives, collaborates with the training department, oversee digital and online communication platforms
  • Recommend integrated communications and/or marketing plans to meet objectives
  • Assist in building and /or maintaining a digital community through social media channels, blogs, and the website
  • Create and produce content for the SBDC Network Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram
  • Assist in the design and development of graphics and web pages
  • Draft content used to engage clients/constituents and grow channels
  • Curate digital/print content
  • Implement social listening efforts and reporting back to management
  • Provide customer service to clients/constituents across digital channels
  • Compile data and analyze and reporting metrics
  • Provide writing and editing services for other communication projects as assigned
  • Represent the program at conferences and community events
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or Journalism
  • 3 years of directly job-related experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Intermediate experience with AP Stylebook
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite & Canva
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on a team and manager deadlines
  • Demonstrated competence with a variety of social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Experience in engaging editorial writing across a myriad of print and digital communication platforms, including social channels, mass email, online platforms, and promotional marketing and communications collateral

Special Note To Applicants: When applying for this role, please include a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 writing samples. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted On

Nov 4, 2023


University of Houston