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Digital Marketing Specialist – West Lafayette – Marketing & Media(Job Number: 1601131)

Description
The purpose of this position is to assist in social media communication for the top-level university social media profiles, as well as provide insight and advice to our campus community regarding social media best practices.

The successful candidate will be able to apply their knowledge of social media to post, monitor, report, and engage with our constituents. Able to oversee the ability to monitor all of our social media profiles interactions and report on such activity. Serve as part of the campus emergency communications team and be responsible for sharing information in times of crisis on campus.

Qualifications
Required:
Bachelor’s degree in English, Writing, Communications, Journalism, Advertising, Graphic Arts or related field.
Two years of experience in creating content for social media platforms.
Experience with current social media platforms and ability to customize messages for various audiences.
Experience with social media monitoring and posting software (such as TweetDeck, Hootsuite, Google Alerts, Mention, SpredFast, Radian6)
Self-starter attitude with demonstrated experience managing multiple projects.
Ability to work independent as well as a team member.
Knowledge to post relevant and timely messages and respond in the voice of the university to questions and/or comments on posts.
Ability to write/edit posts in a clear and concise manner when reposting existing university stories in shortened online format.
Ability to consult on projects with various clients across campus and provide input on content and organization, to enable clear and engaging social media posts.
Strategic planning of posts and synthesizing information from various sources on campus to create posts for varied audiences.
Ability to identify trending topics in, and about, social media.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple processes under deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively with office colleagues and staff across campus.

Additional Information:
A check of criminal conviction records will be made for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. http://bit.ly/23a9W7H

Writer/Editor Multimedia – West Lafayette – Marketing & Media(Job Number: 1601104)
Description

The successful candidate is an experienced professional that provides a strong appreciation for verbal and visual communication, that knows how to tell stories that will both inspire our constituency and sell Purdue to prospective students. He/She can interpret and present the Purdue brand promise to all audiences. The individual must be highly organized and detail-oriented, and able to effectively manage high volumes of complex projects. He/She is a strong team player, able to collaborate with teams consisting of designers, photographers, web developers, marketing consultants and clients. Must be able to clearly communicate ‎his/her ideas. Works in Macintosh-based environment.

Position summary: Research creative trends in the marketplace and apply that knowledge to the University messaging and positioning. Formulate innovative copy concepts and ideas for communications media — striving for creative originality in all areas of performance from concept through execution. Concept with creative partner to provide creative solutions to solve the strategic direction. Write copy for all print and digital projects, including: direct mail, collateral for internal and external communications, websites, videos, email, magazines and miscellaneous communication pieces. Review proofs to ensure accuracy and completeness of final product. Review creative briefs and bring concept to reality. Prepare client presentations. Maintain production schedule via communication with client, MCs and project team members.

Qualifications
Required:
Bachelor’s degree in English, Writing, Communication, Journalism, Advertising or related field.
Two or more years of experience writing for a variety of audiences (students, alumni, corporate, etc.) across a broad range of media, including advertising and promotional copywriting, news and feature writing for print and online publications (magazines, newspapers), web content and related digital platforms.
Strong communication style and compelling, diverse portfolio.
Strong writing skills – creative, innovative, original, well-researched work with clean, clear and grammatically correct copy.
Editing/proofreading skills, including knowledge of AP Style.
Strong marketing communication skills and the ability to work with communication that speaks to a diverse audience.
Ability to interpret and present the Purdue brand promise to all audiences.
Highly organized and able to judge multiple, complex assignments on tight deadlines and tight budgets.
Strong project management skills.

Preferred
Basic understanding of layout/design software and basic knowledge of Web maintenance software (content management systems).
Proficiency in social sites such as Twitter, YouTube, or Facebook a plus.

Additional Information
A check of criminal conviction records will be made for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. bit.ly/23a9W7Hbi

Communications Specialist – West Lafayette – Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences(Job Number: 1601055)

Description
Promote the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) to alumni, prospective students, funding agencies, the public, and other audiences. Research and write press releases, develop promotional strategies, and use print and electronic communications designed to publicize EAPS. Serve as a reporting liaison between EAPS and the University News Service. Interact with the EAPS Development Director, College of Science communications staff, and Purdue Marketing Communications to prioritize and coordinate communications with stakeholders. Provide accurate, confidential, and timely service to the Department’s cross-cutting activities, committees, faculty and staff as assigned. Assist with student recruiting efforts as needed, including helping with workshops, presentations and booths at conferences.

This posting represents a limited-term position of 2 years, with possibility of extension based on available funding.

Qualifications
Required:
Bachelor’s degree
One year communications experience including verbal and written communication to key stakeholders and website management
Excellent written and oral communication, customer service, problem solving, planning, and public relations skills
Ability to coordinate events, manage multiple tasks / deadlines with an attention to detail
Ability to read, interpret and adhere to University policies and procedures
Ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce
Proficient in: Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Adobe InDesign (or similar), Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word
Preferred:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, or Science-related field
Experience in a science discipline, public relations, marketing, and scheduling deputy / space management
Knowledge of alumni relations, corporate relations, and advancement communications
A general knowledge of science and mathematics
Working knowledge of Banner, Cascade, COGNOS, Dreamweaver and Unitime/Timetabling

Additional Information:
This is a limited-duration position for 2 years, with possibility of extension based on performance and continued funding
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: PERF/Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Marketing & Communications Specialist – Purdue University West Lafayette – Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering and School of Nuclear Engineering-1600946

Description
Develop, implement, and manage a communication plan and related strategies for the Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering (EEE) and the School of Nuclear Engineering (NE), as well as to serve as the central point of organized communication for both internal and external audiences for each organization. Write, edit, and produce a wide variety of communication pieces to grow the social networking outreach and presence for EEE and NE the office. Write web content, presentations, print newsletters, e-newsletters, news releases, articles, marketing materials (brochures, flyers, posters, etc.), and specialized correspondence. Assist in the coordination of special events that enhance public relations for EEE and NE . Develop an alumni outreach plan to build and strengthen relationships with alumni and prospective donors through various engagement initiatives.
Qualifications

Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or related field.
One year of experience in communications, public relations, and/or marketing including writing, editing, desktop publishing, and developing web content.
Strong conceptual understanding of communications, public relations, and marketing.
Familiarity with marketing collateral development and related project management.
Detail-oriented, creative problem-solver with strong communication, writing, and editorial skills.
Strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and to follow through on multiple projects at various stages.
Highly motivated individual with a demonstrated capacity for leadership and teamwork.
Strong interpersonal and listening skills with the ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Ability to represent the University with tact and diplomacy at all levels as well as handling confidential documents and information with discretion.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, website content management, internet, Adobe Creative Suite, and social media platforms.

Preferred:
Three years of experience in communications, public relations, and/or marketing including writing, editing, desktop publishing, and developing web content.
University experience.

Additional Information:
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
A background check will be required for employment.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  bit.ly/23a9W7H

Graphic Designer – Purdue University West Lafayette – Purdue Alumni Association(Job Number: 1600817)
Description
The Graphic Designer will work closely with the Art Director to conceptualize and create a wide variety of print communications and digital graphics for both internal and external use and distribution. The Graphic Designer will produce effective print and electronic materials that are visually appealing, easy to understand, and are consistent with the organization’s branding and key messages.
Qualifications

Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communication Design.
One year of experience as a graphic designer at a corporation, non-profit organization, marketing office, ad agency, design studio, magazine, newspaper or other related experience.
Ability to conceptualize and create a wide variety of print communications and digital graphics.
Proven expertise with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).
Excellent typography, composition, and conceptual thinking skills.
Experience preparing files for production.
Attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and ability to plan, prioritize, and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Additional Information:
A background check is required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Immediately.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.bit.ly/23a9W7H

Communications Coordinator – Purdue University, West Lafayette – Marketing & Media
Job Number: 1600237

Description
Provide editorial and project management support for departmental jobs and facilitate internal communications. Work with supervisor to develop efficient content marketing strategies for the University with daily oversight of relevant content for university-wide systems (digital calendar, digital signage, bulk email, etc.), as well as assisting with the research, onboarding, and optimization of tools that facilitate marketing communication activities. Reports to the assistant director/content marketing operations.

Qualifications
Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Professional Writing or a related field.
Three years of professional work experience in a marketing department.
Consideration will be given to intern experience.
Knowledge of print and web production and project management software.
Strong writing and editing skills.
Knowledge of AP and University style.
Detail-oriented and highly organized.
Ability to build positive relationships and work effectively within the organization as well as with other groups within and outside the institution.
Ability to quickly learn new software applications and their applications within the work environment.

Additional Information:
A check of criminal conviction records will be made for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. http://bit.ly/1n1BlUg

Limited Term – Media Specialist – Purdue University West Lafayette – Honors College (Job Number: 1600137)

Description
Acting as media relations and news specialist representing the Honors College in all avenues. Responsible for creating partnerships with other communications unites across campus and developing a relationship with Purdue Marketing & Media representatives. Work with disciplinary colleges to provide news and information regarding mutual interests. Responsible for generating all press releases and official news stories on behalf of the Honors College. Keep up-to-date with Honors mentions in the media circuit and produce responses when appropriate. Identify news outlets interested in covering stores related to the Purdue Honors College. Generate copy for print materials, direct email messaging, mailings, and other. Coordinate with other parties in the Honors College to produce media plans that connect with the website, social media platforms, print, and brand messaging.
Qualifications

Required:
Bachelor’s Degree
Experience in marketing or media relations
Strong oral and written communication, proofreading and editing skills with ability to compose content
Excellent customer service skills and professionalism
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective work relationships and collaborate with other colleges across campus
Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills
Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
Ability to work independently and in team situations
Proficient in: Windows-based and Mac applications

Additional Information:
This posting represents a part-time position of 19-20 hours per week (Benefits do not apply)
This is a limited term position for about 1 year; ending November 15, 2016
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Marketing & Communications Director – Purdue West Lafayette – Civil Engineering (Job Number: 1600003)

Manage and direct all of Civil Engineering’s marketing and communications (annual reports, magazines, program brochures, scripts, publicity pieces, etc.), promotions, and public relations activities, working with faculty and staff, school development staff, colleagues across campus, and vendors. Serve as point person for social media and manage the external web presence for the School.

Qualifications
Required:
Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field.
Three years of experience writing, editing, designing, planning, and delivering communication and/or public relations.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques and the coordination of people and resources.
Strong oral and written communication, planning, public relations, proofreading, drafting, editing.
Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with external business partners, students, faculty and staff.
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels.
Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.
Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines.
Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information and implement solutions.
Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment.
Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology.
High proficiency in software: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook (Electronic email/Calendaring) layout/design software, Facebook and Twitter.
Valid Drivers License.

Preferred:
Master’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field.

Additional Information:
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
A background check will be required for employment.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/wl/jobdetail.ftl

Communications Assistant, Full Time (40 hours per week)
Tippecanoe County Public Library is seeking a dynamic, creative and detail-oriented individual with excellent writing and graphic design experience to handle support duties in both the communications and development areas.  Duties include preparing and distributing press releases, posters, print and web promotional communications, and the maintenance of a donor database. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant work experience, skills and education $13.10/hr – 14.75/hr. TCPL has an excellent benefits package.  Please submit a TCPL application, resume, three references and a letter of interest to Human Resources Coordinator, TCPL, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 or by email at hrc@tcpl.lib.in.us. Job description and TCPL employment application located at the library website at: http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/employment. TCPL is committed to equal employment opportunities. Applications are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, Veteran status, national origin, or ancestry.

WREC Community Outreach Coordinator

The Community Outreach Coordinator will serve as an advocate for the Wabash River and the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation’s efforts to improve economic and aesthetic conditions within and associated with the Wabash River. We are looking for an outstanding communicator with excellent writing and speaking skills. The ideal candidate is passionate about the Wabash River and WREC’s efforts on its behalf.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate sponsorship and marketing and volunteer recruitment and engagement functions for Wabash Riverfest
  • Engage in education and outreach activities in support of WREC’s mission.
  • Promote WREC and partner activities and translate our technical efforts to the public via social and traditional media including updates to existing WREC websites , the WREC blog and monthly WREC e-newsletters as well as writing news releases, developing brochures and fact sheets, creating videos and developing an annual report.
  • Promote WREC and partner activities at volunteer events, workshops, county fairs and other education and outreach activities.
  • Complete field documentation of installed best management practices.
  • Develop and coordinate volunteer and educational events, such as site maintenance of installed best management practices, the Wabash Sampling Blitz, Paint the Rain and others.

This is a part time position averaging up to 30 hours/week.

Email cover letter, resume, relevant work sample and three references to Sara Peel at speel@wabashriver.net by January 8, 2016.

For more details, please visit http://bit.ly/1m6YSKa

Marketing and Communications Coordinator – West Lafayette – Purdue Musical Organization-1502553

Description

Coordinate all marketing, communications and public relations for Purdue Musical Organizations. Serve as the public relations and media contact on behalf of the department. Edit and prepare materials for departmental outreach publications and programs. Evening and weekend work and some travel required.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Three years’ experience in marketing and/or communications.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook.)
  • Must be comfortable with social media including Facebook, EMMA, Wufoo, Twitter, Instragram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, including copyediting.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and have the ability to make decisions independently.
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to implement and interpret departmental policy with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage multiple and overlapping projects.
  • Ability to understand the long-range planning process and fit departmental work flow into that scheme.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel.

Additional Information:

  • Occasional evening and weekend work and some travel required.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime).
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Immediately.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit http://www.purdue.edu/hr/careers/resources/apply.html.

Communication Specialist – West Lafayette – Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University 1502309

Description

The Communication Specialist for the School of Mechanical Engineering‎ will work closely with the Head of the School and other faculty, staff, and collegiate colleagues.  Develop, manage, and implement a communications plan and related strategies for the School of Mechanical Engineering as well as to serve as the central point of organized communication for both internal and external audiences.  Will manage a number of projects at various stages of completion throughout the year.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Rhetoric, English, Journalism, Graphic Design, or Marketing.
  • Three years working in communications, public relations or marketing field including experience with professional writing, editing, desktop publishing and web content development.
  • Strong oral and written communication, planning, public relations, proofreading, drafting, editing and disseminating correspondence and reports.‎
  • Comprehension of ‎public relations, marketing, communications, and development, with marketing collateral material development and related project management.
  • Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with external business partners, students, faculty and staff.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information and implement solutions.
  • Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion.
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment.
  • Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology.
  • High proficiency in software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (Electronic email/Calendaring) and social media platforms.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred:

  • Technical writing.
  • University experience.
  • Familiarity with desktop publishing, photo editing, or web content platform software.
  • Familiarity with the ‎School of Mechanical Engineering and/or the College of Engineering programs.

Additional Information:

  • A background check will be required for employment.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit http://www.purdue.edu/hr/careers/resources/apply.html.

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