Under the supervision of the Social Media Manager, the Social Media Marketing Communications Strategist (Professional Services Specialist IV) is responsible for maintaining and promoting the University’s social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube to maximize Kean’s audience and build brand awareness. The Social Media Marketing Communications Strategist will also be responsible for writing and editing copy for emails, press releases and other content. The Strategist must be capable of building strategic relationships with various campus constituencies and will coordinate the development and execution of key communication messages, along with the visuals, through appropriate internal and external channels of communication; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures and guidelines; and does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours and the ability to travel off-campus for events coverage as needed.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience writing and editing content for social media platforms, print or video is required. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Emily Renkert, Search Committee Chairperson, Office of University Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.