Under general direction, supports communications, public relations, and marketing efforts to the University community on behalf of the division; establishes and maintains communication venues including Web site and other publications; serves as liaison with other University departments including MARCOM to design, develop, and publish University-wide communications. Writes, edits, and publishes communications to the University community; maintains the overall Web site including research, development, editing, and publication of Web pages using the University CMS tool and approved design standards.
Duties and Responsibilities
Create original content, including writing, editing, and design for SLU Career Services websites, social media channels, and other print and electronic communications. This includes presentations, reports, website content, social media content, templates, branded materials, publications, and marketing for program development and service delivery, which include branding that is consistent with Saint Louis University brand guidelines.
Capture and promote stories of students, alumni, and corporate partners.
Proactively seek examples of both student and employer success stories to promote via social and digital media.
Post and keep social media platforms (primarily Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram) updated.
Evaluate social media metrics and performance, supplying regular updates and pivoting strategy as needed.
Recruit, hire, supervise and evaluate communications student interns as needed.
Publicize Career Services activities, events, and programs with communications, materials, and digital promotion to the University students, broader campus community, external audiences, and partners/audiences as needed.
When applicable, work with MARCOM graphic designers, photographers, videographers, writers, and other content creators to develop multimedia content to augment staff resources and support content creation.
Manage and catalogue digital assets, primarily photo and video.
Perform other duties as needed to enhance and foster the goals and mission of SLU Career Services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Effective communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Dependability and ability to take initiative.
Superior client-relation skills, teamwork, and attention to detail.
Deadline-driven, as day-to-day work involves the ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects and produce high-quality work.
Strong customer service orientation and ability to work with external companies.
Commitment to communicating with diverse audiences and fostering equity & inclusion in the workplace.
Highly creative with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others in a team environment.
Knowledge of print and web production including email marketing, social media, websites, and print; knowledge of social media analytics, social media publishing tools, web analytics, and tracking technologies, along with the ability to develop multi-media materials with an active, professional social media profile and engagement track record; and/or strong artistic ability and proficiency with industry standard software, including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office products (particularly PowerPoint).
Multi-media design knowledge preferred.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business administration, communications, public relations, or a closely related field. One (1) year of professional work experience in marketing, public relations, communications, brand management, or a related professional area.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.