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Communications/Social Media Coordinator

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Communications/Social Media Coordinator
Requisition Number DU09521
Department Name 8E000:College of Arts & Sciences
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $12/hr
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Applicants must:
• have strong communication and writing skills
• have experience interviewing and writing compelling stories
• be creative
• be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines
• have experience utilizing social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, Social Studio, etc.), basic Microsoft suite, CS5 (a plus) and AP style guide (a plus)
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
(i.e., sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time; carrying or lifting light-weight objects)
15-20 hours a week
Job Summary
The Hive student communications/social media coordinator will primarily manage the College’s social media platforms, but will also have the opportunity to work on marketing and communications projects including:
• Interviewing faculty, students and alumni
• Writing features for print, web and social media use (including stories for the College’s alumni magazine, Ampersand)
• Writing marketing text for brochures, flyers, and other various marketing pieces
• Writing press releases
• Working closely with the College’s graphic designer and director of digital media on branding/look and feel of the College’s marketing pieces
• Plan, organize and write social media posts, as well as creating social media strategic plans for content and continuing statistical analysis of social media accounts.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Strong communication and writing skills, experience interviewing and writing compelling stories, experience utilizing social media for publicity/business (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, Social Studio, etc.), basic Microsoft suite, knowledge using CS5 a plus, knowledge of AP style a plus.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 08/19/2022
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