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Communications Specialist I

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs
Communications Specialist I

Job Title
Communications Specialist I

Texas A&M International University

Public Relations/Marketing/Info Services

Proposed Minimum Salary
$16.04 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Communications Specialist I, under general supervision, writes, edits, and assists in the production and design of informational and promotional materials, with a special focus on digital and web enterprises.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Writes content for annual reports, brochures, flyers, news releases, technical papers, proceedings, newsletters, posters and presentations, and web.
  • Assists with press briefings, media interviews, advertising, promotional activities, and special events.
  • Assists in maintaining a tracking system for project timelines and costs.
  • Monitors key web activities and participates proactively in dialog benefitting the assigned Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) member.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Writes content for assigned print and digital projects, including web.
  • Designs, reviews, and maintains TAMIU websites in accordance with University marketing and branding program
  • Train, engage and mentor TAMIU web site content managers (CMs) on content marketing strategy and best practices and the use of the content management system (CMS).
  • Identify CMs strengths to maximize productivity, monitoring task progress.
  • Provide feedback on content marketing strategy.
  • Ensure adherence of web content to style guides, branding guides, accessibility and copyright laws, TAMIU/TAMU System/THECB /State specifications.
  • Identify opportunities for writing/editing marketing content for the web, optimize print copy for the web.
  • Provide web-writing expertise to the University community.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field.
  • Experience - No prior experience required.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Project management.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Present information clearly and concisely.
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Content Management for web, HTML and dedicated web-authoring.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be required.
First review of applications will be March 7, 2022

Salary: $16.04/hourly

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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