|September 25, 2014 - October 09, 2014|
|Salary Range:||$16.94 - 20.33 per hour|
|Benefits:||paid time off|
|Employment Type:||Year-Round - Part Time|
|Description:||Meridian Charter Township is seeking a highly energetic, organized, and self-motivated individual to serve as the Communications Assistant for the Communications Department. |
Position is part-time working 24 hours per week.
Under the direct supervision of the Communications Director, the Communications Assistant will assist in all areas of marketing, newsletter publications, Township communications, and more.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
|Duties:||Work with department staff on new communication methods to distribute information, utilize communication skills for township projects, and help create promotional campaigns. Serve as social media manager, social media marketer, and website content manager:|
Create Press Releases
Create and update existing content for websites
Increase community engagement through social media channels
Launch email marketing campaign efforts
Print Publication Producing Editor
Monitor feedback on various sites
Online Media journalist
Use a variety of media content host sites
Encourage and create employee opportunities and involvement
Provide training, instruction, and support to HOMTV interns
Perform related duties as assigned
|Qualifications:||The Communications Assistant must be highly skilled in all aspects of campaign marketing, branding, social media management, and social video marketing. The Communications Assistant must possess the ability to work with a diverse group of people with good communication, organizational, and writing skills. A strong working hands-on experience and skill using social sharing sites and digital newsletters is required.|
A Bachelorís degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or a related field.
A State of Michigan Vehicle Operatorís License.
Thorough knowledge of communication methods and techniques.
Thorough knowledge of traditional marketing techniques.
Skill in responding to public inquiries and internal requests with a high degree of diplomacy and professionalism.
Skill in assembling and analyzing data and preparing comprehensive and accurate reports.
Skill in the use of office equipment and technology, including computers and specialized production equipment and software, and the ability to master new technologies.
Ability to critically assess situations and solve problems, and to work effectively under stress, within deadlines and changing work priorities.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with citizens, news media, community groups, Township officials, employees, and other interests.
Keep abreast of technology and developments in the field through continued education and professional growth. Attend conferences, workshops, and seminars as appropriate.
Ability to effectively train, lead, and motivate employees; supervise and evaluate the work of others.
Ability to work at other than regular business hours.
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