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University of North Texas - Division Sr Communication Strategist

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
 Full-Time
City: 
 Denton
State: 
 TX
The Division of Student Affairs Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Division Sr Communication Strategist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Oversees communication, marketing and web development for the Division to ensure consistency and alignment with Division mission, vision and values. * Creates and manages a comprehensive program for the Division, as well as other campaigns, as needed. * Analyzes and assesses communication efforts to track and evaluate outreach, ROI and proper use and determines how to be more effective and efficient in Division communication. * Listens to the pulse of the Division as well as faculty, staff and students, to best determine ways to enhance communication efforts for both internal and external audiences. * Supervises and performs performance evaluations for two full-time positions. * Marketing coordinator and web developer. * Manages public relations for the Division and its component departments. * Partners with the division of University Relations, Communications, and Marketing to ensure the university's brand and overall communication strategies are reflected in the Division's communications. * Creates, manages, and assesses comprehensive communication plan for the Division as well as other communication campaigns, as needed. * Produces content for printed and electronic materials providing engaging, informative, strategic and creatively-packaged content. * Formulates, distributes and enriches information related to the Division to a target audience, always showcasing the University and Division's strongest assets. * Protects and promotes the image of the Division by coordinating the overall communication strategy and creating a communication plan for all Division messaging. * Monitor and respond to Division-wide email account, making referrals when needed. * Writes and edits talking points, scripts, letters, brochures, newsletters, presentations, and electronic communications in a manner that accurately reflects the "voice" of the Vice President for Student Affairs and department leadership. * Drafts, or assists in the development of, executive summaries for assessments conducted in the Division. * Supports departmental initiatives and identifies ways to enhance communication Division-wide. * Creates content for the Division website and works with web manager to ensure proper content creation, promotion of content on the site and distribution/sharing of content from the Division site to other websites across campus in accordance with communication plan. * Remains aware of Division newsworthy events and serves as primary "beat" writer for the Division. * Ensures that brand messages are consistent and in compliance with University policy and procedures. * Supports Vice President and Division leadership by working to ensure that communication needs are being met. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related field and five years of professional related experience in writing and/or editing publications; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Ability to conceptualize, write and edit strategic, accurate and concise content for Division and University audiences. * Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. * Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, conduct multiple tasks, maintain effective working relationships and adapt to a changing business environment. * Ability to visually inspect print and online copy when self-editing or editing the copy of others including experience in creative editing and fact checking techniques. * Knowledge of how to contact sources and ability to conduct interviews and take accurate notes. * Ability to analyze and synthesize complex data and information from a wide range of sources to create persuasive and accurate messages and materials. * Extensive knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation and Associated Press and Chicago Manual styles. * Knowledge of writing guidelines for various media and ability to create unique copy for each format (print, online, broadcast). * Understanding of institutional strategy (or ability to quickly assimilate) and ability to integrate the strategy into modes of communication. * Ability to listen, interact and communicate effectively in a professional manner. * Ability to foster cooperation and teamwork in group settings. * Ability to work independently with outstanding proficiency in time management, organization, planning and prioritization. * Proven initiative, positive attitude, team oriented, self-motivated and highly enthusiastic. * Committed to excellence, has strong work ethic and takes pride in their work. * Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook. * Knowledge of or familiarity with Adobe Suite - InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Dreamweaver * Knowledge of or familiarity with Drupal.

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75029-2788

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