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Thursday, February 04, 2016

MN IT - Communications Content Specialist

Join the 2,000+ professionals who are bringing strategic vision to state government as part of Minnesota's information technology agency. Work for MN.IT Services and be part of a cutting-edge organization that is emerging as a national leader in government IT. Our culture promotes collaboration, demands continuous improvement and encourages innovation in IT delivery. Be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by; come to work for MN.IT Services.

We are looking for a communications professional with experience in managing web content, writing for diverse audiences, and with working knowledge of graphic design. Experience with technology and/or government is a plus.

The successful candidate will work as part of the MN.IT Communications Team. We develop internal and external communications for MN.IT Services, provider of IT services for the State of Minnesota executive branch. The team creates diverse communications to support the agency’s priorities and projects, and to assist MN.IT’s operational staff in meeting their strategic goals.

In this role, you will develop and implement integrated communications for our key communication vehicles that span websites, intranets, mass emails, social media, video and print.

The position requires a high degree of professionalism and teamwork. You will work with customers to help develop strategic communications plans, and you will work with the team to create and implement the communications that support the plan.

Required skills include but are not limited to:
Experience working with web content management
Strong writing and editing abilities
Strength in communicating, analytical thinking and strategic planning
A working knowledge of graphic design and image production programs (like Adobe Creative Suite), photography basics, familiarity with video/multimedia production Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:

Understanding of communications and marketing principles
Experience with web content creation and management
Ability to develop strategic communication plans
Writing and editing for media, web, social media, and print
Familiarity with graphic design programs (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite). Strong understanding of the basic elements of design Position requires a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a communications related role. Experience must include:

Web content management
Writing and editing for digital and print communications
Graphic design or video production
Strategic communications development
Working with customers/clients
Salary Range and Benefits: $ 19.48-$ 28.29 hourly, $ 40,674-$ 59,070 annually
Starting salary depending upon qualifications. Excellent State of MN benefits package.

To view the full job posting and officially apply online, please visit: and enter Job ID number: 1627
MN.IT Services is committed to hiring veterans. Qualified veterans are encouraged to apply.

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