UNLV: Seeks Communication Coordinator

With Who:  Association for the Study of Higher Education, College of Education (University oif Nevada, Las Vegas)

Location:  Las Vegas, NV

Type of Employment:  Full-time

Salary: $45,000-$48,000; Position is contingent upon funding.

Position Description:  The Communication Coordinator will be a generalist charged with leading ASHE’s marketing and public relations strategy.

The Communication Coordinator will:

  1. Ensure accurate, relevant, appealing, and engaging website and email communication;
  2. Manage the Association’s social media accounts;
  3. Considering past performance, strategic goals, and platforms, develop a communications strategy to boost member & conference recruitment, engagement, retention;
  4. Support the planning of the annual conference by managing all communication-related aspects, including the website, email communication, program book, and graphic design as well as manage media, key contacts, and VIPS, as well as social media accounts on-site. The Communication Coordinator will also lead and participate in special projects of the staff and volunteer leadership.

Education:  This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism, or other related communication fields from a regionally accredited college or university and 1-3 years professional and/or paraprofessional (e.g., internship) experience in communication, marketing, advertising, public relations, or related communication field. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated communication skills, with a preference for experience with creating and managing communication and/or marketing campaigns; this may be through a professional or paraprofessional (e.g., intern) role.
  • Experience and knowledge of computer software, including Adobe Suite, HTML, and other comparable graphic design programs preferred. Mid to advance graphic design experience and skills are preferred.
  • Firm grasp of social media tools and platforms, including the ability to interpret analytics.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated capability to manage a wide range of activities which produce results based on established goals and objectives
  • Strong decision-making, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of national and international scholars
  • Willingness to travel 1-2 times per year for conference planning and administration and professional development.

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today! UNLV Job Application

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