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Director of Communications

Company: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose: Responsible for developing, executing, and evaluating communication strategies. Provides support involving communication and marketing initiatives. Responsible for integrating the College community into a cohesive brand through media and technologies. Engages in and supports outreach efforts through media relations, public information, public affairs, social media, and publications. Manages institutional social media accounts to support enrollment, constituent engagement, and reputation management goals. Produces or oversees production of relevant content for both internal and external release. Writes and edits brochures and articles for publication. Promotes and publicizes institutional activities and programs. The Director of Communications is a highly collaborative position that supports all departments and reports ----------directly to the President. Job Description : Develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of communication strategies that include written content, public speaking, media outreach and social media content creation Develop regular written material including newsletters, press releases, stories of interest Manage the Wordpress function of the College, the blog functionality, and the newsletter archive. Update regularly. Produce social media postings, respond to inquiries, monitor comments (FB, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) Facilitate marketing and communication support requests from departments on campus including, ad design work, art design work, informationals, pamphlets, viewbooks, photos and story feature events Review and approve all departmental and student organization marketing outreach proposals to ensure appropriate branding guidelines are followed Identify and coordinate public speaking and other public outreach opportunities Provide communication support for executive leadership for major public events, including Commencement, Match Day, Graduation Reception, White Coat Ceremony Coordinate with the videographer/photographer for internal outreach needs Develop graphic design content as required Manage crisis messaging for the College in a timely manner Oversee data collection and subsequent production of the yearly outreach and engagement report Perform other duties as assigned Skills : Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including writing, editing, public speaking, basic graphic design skills and development/delivery of presentations Strong social media skills; experience with search engine optimization preferred Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and related software Strong team player who works well with a wide variety of people Comfortable working independently to support the executive level in high-profile projects and events Commitment to the institution---s mission and vision Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor---s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field Experience: Two to five years of related experience; portfolio of relevant previous projects required Bilingual in Spanish a plus Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately. Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE. Applications should be submitted by electronic submission to the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Office of Human Resources, see link below or visit the Career Opportunities page on the Burrell website. Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our faculty and staff as an important aspect of the educational process. BCOM encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experience to apply. Powered by JazzHR UWOWZwZ9by

Keywords: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Las Cruces , Director of Communications, Executive , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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