• Multimedia Communications Specialist - Marketing

    Dakota Wesleyan University
    Job Description
    Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota invites applications for the position of Multimedia Communications Specialist.

    DWU is looking for a master storyteller who loves to write and edit. The Multimedia Communications Specialist will be responsible for sharing the mission and success of the university and its students, faculty and staff with well-written content. This position will assist in promoting and publicizing DWU programs, activities and events through production of news releases, publications and multiple social media channels. Qualified candidates will work with internal clients in the content and production of news releases and serve as primary writer, editor and secondary photographer for university relations.

    The DWU marketing and communications team strives to effectively and enthusiastically promote the university’s academic programs, student experience and campus happenings across multimedia channels. Successful candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication, ability to manage complex and detailed projects, experience with media relations or storytelling, and have a demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of DWU.  
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree  
    ·       Exhibit strong verbal and written communications skills. 
    ·       Experience with editing professional publications. 
    ·       Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and general PC operations. 
    ·       Experience with posting and creating content on multiple social media platforms and analytics.   
    ·       Experience with Adobe creative software, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere Pro preferred but not required.  
     
    For a more detailed description, please see the DWU website at https://www.dwu.edu/about-dwu/dwu-careers
     
    Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, a list of three references and a writing portfolio to:
     
    hr@dwu.edu
    Dakota Wesleyan University
    1200 W. University Avenue
    Mitchell, SD  57301
     
    Dakota Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
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