Communications Specialist III (Vacancy #80262P)

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IT Services (ITS) at Iowa State is seeking applicants for a Communications Specialist. This position will develop written and visual communication strategies for the ITS business unit. Responsibilities also include managing the dissemination, publication, and promotion of campus IT initiatives through writing, editing, and producing newsletters, brochures, news releases, feature stories, and other content in print and electronic forms. The Communications Specialist will work collaboratively with colleagues and campus partners to ensure communications are broadly accessible. ITS provides core computing, network services, enterprise systems, and information security resources to the students, faculty, and staff of Iowa State University. ITS partners with IT professionals from around campus to provide more specialized IT resources to ISU's academic and business units. The successful candidate will possess excellent writing, editing, oral, and visual communication skills with the ability to relay complex technical information to a broad audience. In addition, the ideal applicant will present new and creative communication styles and work effectively, collaboratively, and positively with a diverse group in a team environment. Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience. Preferred Education and Experience - Degree in journalism, English, communications, or related field
- Experience developing communications in the technology field
- Experience creating and editing newsletters
- Experience creating content for and coordinating multiple social media channels (for example Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
- Experience maintaining websites using a content management system (for example WordPress)
- Experience using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator to develop visually engaging materials such as flyers, posters, or other visual media formats
- Supervisory experience Category: Marketing & Biz Dev , Keywords: Communications Specialist