Communications Coordinator

Updated: 3 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Communications Coordinator


Texas A&M University


Marketing & Communications

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

The Division of Marketing & Communications tells the story of Texas A&M University and promotes and protects the Texas A&M brand. We achieve our goals through:

  • Messaging - We work with peers across campus to develop, distribute and assess messaging about Texas A&M's global impact in preparing future generations of leaders and improving lives through discovery and outreach.

  • Branding - We maintain the University Brand Guidelines and provide tools and resources for our campus partners.

  • Brand Oversight - We oversee licensing, trademark management and corporate business development relationships to maximize their commercial benefit to the University.

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What we want

Under direction from the director of communications for the Office of the Provost (and in consultation with other unit leadership), the communications coordinator is an integral part of the Provost Communications Team. The coordinator creates, coordinates and implements a comprehensive communications plan for specific initiatives that includes writing, marketing, social media, media relations, publications and website maintenance/page creation (using a CMS). The coordinator proactively seeks and compiles information on accomplishments, highlighted programs and priorities and student stories for publicity through a variety of channels, including social media posts, website content and publications.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire's experience.

Cover Letter/Resume’: .A cover letter and resume will assist us in our review of your application materials.  These can be uploaded on the application under CV/Resume.

Position details: This position will include some evening and weekend work.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or journalism or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Three years of marketing and/or communications experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong writing and editing skills for public relations, web content, presentations and publications.

  • Ability to work with several constituencies from students to university administrators.

  • Proficient at communicating in accordance with branding/writing guidelines.

  • Knowledge of web-based public relations and applications of social media communications.

  • Demonstrated skills in writing and editing for AP style.

  • Comfortable with website maintenance/page creation using a CMS and planning for communication campaigns.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others in a collaborative team environment.

  • Excellent communication, organizational and customer service skills.

  • Ability to communicate with executive-level administrators and provide guidance and input into strategic decisions and directions.

  • Working knowledge of word processing and automated publishing tools.

  • Ability to generate creative ideas and innovative approaches to marketing and communication.

  • Ability to take photographs in support of social media posts.

Preferred Experience:

  • Ability to film and edit content for social media.

  • Knowledge of spreadsheet and database applications.

  • Experience in filming and editing purpose-specific video productions.

  • Knowledge of higher education and accessibility best practices.

  • Knowledge of TAMU communication protocols, policies and procedures.

Essential Duties/Tasks

  • Communications - Writes, implements and coordinates the communication and branding strategies, annual marketing plan, public relations, and communication plans and timelines. Maintains the creative campaign to market services provided by the Office for Student Success. Oversees website content, maintenance, social media and strategies for media relations. Maintains relationships with clients, media, stakeholders and prospective clients.

  • Program Planning and Development - Develops and implements programs and services that are informed by best practices in higher education to address needs of first-year students, first-generation college students and students at risk for leaving college. Responds to inquiries regarding program offerings. Prepares marketing materials (including graphics, written communication, social media, web design, etc.) for programs within the Office for Student Success. Works with the assistant provost, on occasion, to provide marketing materials for private funding. Promotes all Office for Student Success programs to internal and external constituents.

  • Committees - Serves on university, division and departmental committees. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online 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.

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