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Communications Digital Manager (Communications Generalist)

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentJACOBS SCHOOL OF MUSIC (BL-MUS-IUBLA)Department InformationAs one of the most comprehensive and acclaimed institutions for the study of music, the IU Jacobs School of Music (JSoM) plays a key role in educating performers, scholars, and music educators who influence music performance and education around the globe.The more than 1,600 students who study at the Jacobs School of Music benefit from the intensity and focus of a conservatory combined with the broad academic offerings of a major university.The essence of a great music school is its faculty, and the more than 180 full-time faculty members in residence at the IU Jacobs School of Music include performers, scholars, and teachers of international renown. In addition, many top musicians and scholars come to the school each year to give master classes and guest lectures or to serve as visiting artistic directors, conductors, and faculty.The breadth and number of performance opportunities are unparalleled in college music study, with the school offering more than 1,100 performances a year, including up to 7 fully staged operas. The school's facilities, including 5 buildings located in the heart of the IU Bloomington campus, comprise of outstanding recital halls, more than 170 practice rooms, choral and instrumental rehearsal rooms, and more than 100 offices and studios. The grandest facility is the Musical Arts Center, which features technical capabilities that are among the best in the nation.Job SummaryLove content? Are you taking photos, making wee videos, posting all the time, and obsessively checking the analytics? Then we want you on our team! Jacobs School of Music seeks a social media lead who is also experienced and interested in photo and video creation. We are looking for someone who is creative, who works collaboratively, who understands the value of strategic planning, and who is enthused about publicizing all the programs and products of Jacobs School of Music.Department-Specific ResponsibilitiesManages organic social media content development for digital channels; is a deft creator and producer.Takes the lead on managing social media content calendar timelines and publication.Understands analytics and data-driven management; leverages Hootsuite and other social media analytics tools for reporting and optimization.Tracks competitor content and social media trends that may impact content and strategy.Responsible for community management, including timely response to reviews, comments, direct messages, tags, and shares/re-shares.Works collaboratively across the team for asset creation as well as innovative placement and dissemination.Coordinates content promotion and paid ad campaigns on social platforms.Works largely onsite, but is happy and adept out in the field capturing photos and footage.General Responsibilities

  • Independently creates basic and complex communications for print and e-distribution on behalf of department or functional area within department and in support of departmental goals and objectives; communications may be interdepartmental; staff, faculty, or student-focused; or external.
  • Responds to inquiries and requests and explains policies, procedures, and context of communications.
  • Manages relationships with various internal and external stakeholders and creates communications coverage for relevant initiatives, events, and programs.
  • Prepares communications timelines and shares progress of communications toward relevant deadlines with manager, team members, and other relevant constituents.
  • Regularly monitors relevant social media and news sites; researches relevant subject matter to increase knowledge in area(s) of specialty.
  • Utilizes various communications software programs and delivers communications in multiple formats to a variety of audiences.
  • May provide guidance to lower-level Communications Generalists.Qualificationsmbinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education. EDUCATIONRequired
    • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English, public relations, or related fieldWORK EXPERIENCERequired
      • 2 years in relevant fieldSKILLSRequired
        • Proficient communication skills
        • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
        • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
        • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
        • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
        • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
        • Highly thorough and dependable
        • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressurePreferred
          • Highly detail-oriented and efficient, with strong organizational skills
          • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
          • Possesses awareness of social media and PR trends, as well as competitive intelligence techniques
          • Demonstrated adeptness at cross-channel posting, content strategy and brand building
          • Ability to build relationships across all organizational departments, including overarching IU requirements
          • Possesses a sense of humorWorking Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Additional InformationNo job description availableWork LocationIU Bloomington Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
            • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
            • Dental insurance
            • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
            • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
            • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
            • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
            • Tuition benefit for IU classes
            • 10 paid holidays per year
            • Generous Paid Time Off
            • Paid Parental Leave
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: CareerFLSA: ExemptJob Function: Marketing & CommunicationsJob Family: Communications Generalist Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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