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Social Media Coordinator

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Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Natural Resources
Department: College of Natural Resources
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus, Hybrid
Categories: Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Other

Job Description

The social media coordinator and content creator for the College of Natural Resources and Environment will be responsible for creating content for and maintaining the college’s social media platforms. The individual will also produce content such as photography, video, graphics, website content, video monitor slides, and electronic communications for other college communications channels. Functions as an integral member of the college’s Communications Team, which develops and implements projects to achieve the strategic priories of the university, the college, and Advancement. Will coordinate projects from concept to completion and adhere to university and college social media, branding, and style policies and conventions. This is a part-time position (up to 28 hours per week) and the individual must be able to work on the Blacksburg campus at least part of each week.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated writing and editing skills and experience.

Demonstrated experience coordinating social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn) and developing social media content for a company or organization.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Google products (Drive, Google docs, Google slides) as well as Adobe products (Photoshop, InDesign, Premier, Spark).

Demonstrated ability to work both independently with little supervision as well as operate in a team-based environment.

Must provide writing and photography samples to be specified at the time of interview.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism, or a related field or the equivalent level of training and experience.

Demonstrated experience with photography and/or video production.

Demonstrated experience with graphic design.

Demonstrated experience using a website content management system (CMS) and/or customer relationship management (CRM) platform.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with experience.

Review Date

June 1, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check. The supervisor would support a hybrid work schedule. However, the employee must be able to work on the Blacksburg campus at least part of each week.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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