Senior Communications Specialist - General Board of Higher Education and Ministry

July 25, 2016

Reports to:            Director of Communications
Department:         Office of Communications
Schedule/Status:    Full Time; Monday-Friday; Exempt
Responsibilities:    Delivers and moderates best-in-class communications throughout the agency and on behalf of the agency; leads content creation for both internal and external communications via print and digital vehicles/platforms; serves as a communications consultant for agency stakeholders, analyzes communications needs, proposes communications strategies, and executes communication plans; ensures content is consistent with overall brand and meets guidelines/standards to maintain and promote positive image on behalf of the agency.
Minimum Qualifications:    Bachelor’s degree in communications, broadcasting, journalism, or related field; minimum of 4 years’ experience with writing, editing, and proofreading (news, features, scripts) required; consultant experience helpful; familiarity and understanding of electronic communications (Web-based) and social media; simple photography skills (digital and 35mm); web design experience helpful; strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills and thorough knowledge of English usage, grammar, and punctuation; strong computer skills (including PowerPoint); excellent customer service skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work well as part of a team; ability to multi-task; ability to interact well with all levels of constituents and the general public; ability to establish and set priorities; ability to work independently and take appropriate initiative.
Apply To:              Send a letter indicating how your experience, training, gifts and skills equip you for this work. Include a resume and samples of your work (i.e. press release, newsletter, script, etc.).
                              GBHEM Human Resources – Sr. Communications Specialist
Job Posting will remain open until job position is filled.
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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