The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Communications Assistant position.
Specific Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience using current online social media platforms with familiarity with social media best practices. Proven journalistic, documentary and/or storytelling acumen to engage target audiences. Ability to work on multiple creative assignments in a hands-on fashion at all stages of development, from project start through post.
General Job Requirements: Exceptional writing and communication skills. Ability to demonstrate initiative and follow directions as appropriate for the position level. Team player with a sense of urgency. Tact and diplomacy with the ability to work with highly confidential information. Ability to prioritize own workload and multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment. Technical skills to learn and use enterprise systems and departmental tools. Ability to understand and apply policies and procedures.
Desired: Experience with video editing. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge or experience in the creation of podcast content. Basic HTML, WordPress and content management systems such as Cascade. Knowledge of filmmaking process. Still photography experience. Graphic design experience and skills.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
Successful completion and outcome of a criminal background is required for the final candidate.