Samples of social media collateral and strategy will be asked for at the onset of an interview.
Please submit a portfolio of your work (social, video, photo, graphics, etc.) with your application.
VP COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING (UA-VPCM-IUBLA)
University Communications and Marketing provides strategic leadership to protect, advance, and elevate the university's brand and reputation in Indiana and around the world by creating guiding resources for and collaborating with communications and marketing partners across all IU campuses, schools, departments, and centers.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - IU Communications and Marketing seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Indiana, to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
This position reports directly to the Director of Social Media and is located within the Office of Strategic Communications. Through the usage of social media platforms, Indiana University seeks to tell the stories of our campus community, research, and impact through creative, engaging, and innovative content. The IU Communications is seeking student interns for the fall 2023, who are passionate about depicting what it means to be a Hoosier through photography, videography, and trending content adaptations, this is an opportunity to work with a global brand that serves a standard of best practice for communications implementation across higher education.
Department Specific Responsibilities
Ideates, creates, and be featured in, vertical video in partnership with IU Communications leadership that is in alignment with university priorities, events, initiatives.
Develops high-quality content that encourages sharing, engagement, and elevation of the IU brand.
Strategies and appears in vertical video.
Shoots, edits, and records photography, videography, and audio interviews.
Suggests and creates digital content (memes, gifs, graphics, animations, illustrations) for Indiana University accounts.
Evaluates and suggests trends for brand adoption and adaptation.
Serves as an advocate and ally of IU, elevates community concerns and identifies content opportunities that prioritize resources and information.
Analyzes content performance, measures success and determines adjustments or optimization.
Works collaboratively with staff and uses leadership.
Communicates strategy across the institution and initiative areas.
Researches and makes recommendations on best practices for priority initiatives to reach target audiences on a variety of platforms.
Monitors and reports on trends and technologies and applies knowledge to develop new strategies and tactics.
High school diploma or equivalent (such as HSED or GED)
Knowledge of communications channels; publications, web, and multimedia with an understanding of online/social media strategy and savviness with platforms
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects; experience with Illustrator
Demonstrates experience in visual storytelling, including vertical video production, editing, trend adaptation, audio selection, and transitions
Ability to efficiently and creatively apply brand standards to various projects
Ability to be comfortable utilizing personal devices, technology, and equipment
Ability to be passionate about highlighting the Hoosier experience for prospective and incoming students
Ability to create awareness of events and opportunities for current students, and fostering connections with alumni, fans, and friends of the IU
Enthusiastic and uncompromising about ensuring Indiana University is always seen as a primary influencer in social communications both among our peers and in the world
Ability to be passionate about the success of initiative teams
This 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.
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