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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Multi-Media Communications Specialist - Marketing and Communications Department

Job Description:
St. Catherine University invites applications for a fulltime position as a Multi-Media Communications Specialist in our Marketing and Communications Department. The position reports to the Media & Public Relations Manager.

Responsibilities: As managing editor of St. Catherine University’s news site, the Multi-Media Communications Specialist will be a reporter on St. Catherine’s two campuses and help the Marketing and Communications team convey the University’s messages across multiple channels, including social media.

The job includes media relations responsibilities and requires a high degree of discernment and discretion with confidential information. The successful candidate will be flexible and committed to understanding and advancing institutional goals.

Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree is required, plus 3–5 years’ experience in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing, preferably in higher education or the nonprofit environment.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative and proactive communications professional with multi-media storytelling skills — including writing and editing experience in digital and print media; video storyboarding, shooting and editing; and digital photography — as well as media relations experience.

Essential skills and experience include:
· Public relations and/or media experience,
· Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills,
· Video shooting and editing (Final Cut Pro preferred),
· Photography experience,
· Fluency in social media,
· Familiarity with AP Style,
· Ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines, and
· A team player with demonstrated experience in a fast-paced environment.

The incumbent must have the ability to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.

Send résumé & cover letter to:
To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, résumé, two writing samples (or one writing sample and one video sample) to Human Resources, Req. #10AM58, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave., F-17, St. Paul, MN 55105, or fax to (651) 690-6871, or e-mail to hr@stkate.edu Final applicants will be asked to complete a marketing/writing exercise that simulates a real assignment. Preferred consideration will be given to candidates whose application package arrives no later than November 12, 2010.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer
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Our campus is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org

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