Available Title(s): 197J-YN_CS_NPS - Communications Consultant 2
Business Title: Marketing and Public Relations Writer
Employee Type: Classified
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Summary of Duties:
The Marketing and Public Relations Writer is primary lead for developing, researching, writing and editing promotional, marketing and public relations materials that advance the reputation and reach of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. This position coordinates and liaisons with internal and external stakeholders to produce collateral that may include feature stories, research features, brochures, web pages, news releases, newsletters, annual reports, advertisements, and other marketing collateral.
This role is integral in supporting the College of Medicine's public relations and communication goals. The selected candidate must have experience writing marketing materials for multiple audiences. Strong organizational and project management skills, as well as a proven ability to work in a matrixed role are essential.
Essential Job Functions:
50% Content Writing
25% Strategic Content Distribution
20% Content Sourcing
A Bachelor's degree in English, communications, journalism, humanities, public relations, OR related field AND one (1) year of writing/editing/public relations experience; OR equivalent education/experience.
Demonstrated experience in writing for a variety of media and styles, including brand stories and profiles, research features, news releases (Associated Press style), event promotion materials, blog posts, print and digital advertising and web copy.
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel programs.
Proven ability to generate innovative ideas and implement them into creative marketing strategies.
Professional experience in marketing in a higher education environment.
Experience working in a large institutional or corporate environment.
Experience working in fast-paced environments and quickly producing high-quality, accurate content.
Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Department Name: Communications & Marketing City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202 Department Link:https://medicine.wsu.edu/
Monthly Salary: Range 47, $3,974 to $5,341, Step A-M
Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28. Step M is typically a longevity step.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
Overtime Eligibility: Eligible FTE: 100% This is a Permanent position.
Screening and Posting Close Date: The screening of applicants begins September 18, 2023. Applicants must submit their completed application by October 5, 2023 at 11:59 p.m (close date).
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application.
Cover Letter (required)
External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
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