Aug 26, 2022

Specialist, Communication

  • TrulyHired
  • Laveen Village, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

TITLE:

Communications Specialist

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in a related field and three years of experience related to area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed below. Experience in a public school system setting preferred.

REPORTS TO:

Communications Coordinator

JOB GOAL:

The Communications Specialist is responsible for providing professional-level support to the communications department. This includes internal and external communications, marketing and student enrollment, and crisis planning.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Assists with the creation of informational materials including flyers, brochures, and newsletters
  2. Assists with maintaining the district and school websites and ensure ADA compliance
  3. Assists with updating district and school social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, YouTube, and Flickr
  4. Collaborates with schools and departments to capture newsworthy updates for publicity
  5. Assists in the development and practice of the district's crisis response plan
  6. Assists with other special projects including event planning and execution, graphic design, and photography
  7. Manages the district's marquees and mass notification and e-flyer distribution systems and supports schools and departments in providing communication to families
  8. Assists in maintaining the brand integrity of the district and schools across numerous platforms
  9. Provides clerical support to the Communications department
  10. Perform other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES:
  1. Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, knowledge of AP style
  2. Strong organizational and time management skills
  3. Extreme attention to detail
  4. Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  5. Ability to take initiative and actively solve problems
  6. Ability to respond and react quickly in urgent situations
  7. Must be proficient in using technology programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, publishing, and photo editing including Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Notepad, and MovieMaker) Google (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides), and Adobe (Adobe Pro, Photoshop, Elements)
  8. Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local laws as pertaining to public education
  9. Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
  10. Ethics - Treats people with respect
  11. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures
  12. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful and positive manner
  13. Safety and Security - Uses equipment and materials properly

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
  1. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos
  2. Ability to write correspondence
  3. Ability to work with a variety of people and maintain the confidentiality of information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
  2. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  3. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. In addition, some carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.
  4. The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: requires sitting, walking, and standing.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  1. Twelve-month, employee pay and benefits in accordance with Board policy.
  2. FLSA: Non-Exempt
  3. Full Time Employee Benefits: in accordance with Board policy.

EVALUATION:
  1. Performance to be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy on evaluation of support personnel.


  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Career Education > Marketing Education
Classroom Teacher > Marketing Education
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Stephanie Niehus
  • 5001 W. Dobbins Road
  • Laveen,Arizona 85339
  • Phone: (602) 237-9100 x3009
  • Email: click here

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