The Center for Social Concern is striving to support students on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University through community service and civic engagement experiences. The Assistant Director of Communications is a vital position within the Center, to ensure our many constituents: students, community agencies, university partners, community members, and local and national community engaged professionals, have connections to and partnerships with the CSC.
The Assistant Director of Communications works closely as a member of the shared services team and reports to an Associate Director. Supporting diverse programs and projects, this position will require creative thinking and strong attention to detail.
Communications and Marketing:
Manage the content of the CSC website, coordinating with the Homewood Student Affairs web team and office program staff
Develop and implement a comprehensive integrated marketing and communications program, aligned with University-wide efforts, that focuses on promoting the mission, goals and image of the Center to a variety of constituents, including students, community partners, deans, alumni, faculty, and staff
Manage all aspects of marketing including research, design, and implementation of new and existing web and print publications, consistent with University branding and other guidelines
Create and distribute semester reports to university stakeholders providing updates on the Center, including assessment-related data
Lead and implement a branding strategy for the Center, which is aligned with the broader University branding and imaging
Support the university's Office of Communications to assist in the drafting of CSC-related press releases and news articles
Manage CSC's e-marketing system for distributing electronic newsletters and notices
Work closely with all staff members to implement marketing initiatives to specific target audiences to increase participation in the Center's programs
The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for working alongside the integrated CSC teams to plan and implement student training, organizational support, and evaluations
Be an active member of cross functional teams to meet the overarching goals of the CSC. This position will facilitate and participate in meetings regarding messaging of programming, projects and partnerships
Qualifications and Experience:
This staff role requires a Bachelor's degree, and a minimum of two years of experience in a related field.
The incumbent must have:
Demonstrated skills in creating marketing and communications for diverse audiences, preferably in a student services or nonprofit setting.
An understanding of community service initiatives.
Ability to brand and market various programs on specific timelines, to ensure all audiences are aware of upcoming opportunities.
A creative and forward thinking-approach to internal and external communications.
Demonstrated experience with WordPress and social media platforms.
A collaborative and team-based approach to solutions.
Classified Title: Communications Specialist Working Title: Assistant Director, Communications Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001405-Center for Social Concern Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs
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