Communications Strategist

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Job Type: FullTime

Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_10111
Department Business and Finance 50000111
Business Unit Business & Finance
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Position Summary

Working independently in the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, evaluation, maintenance, and on-going support of multimedia promotional strategies.

The strategist will plan and direct the development of comprehensive promotional strategies for UNeTech’s participating startups, its ongoing educational programs and developmental projects. Planning and direction will include the integration of multiple technology platforms: web publishing, social media engagement, and the coordination of custom artwork.

The strategist will need to interact with UNMC and UNO faculty, regional professional leaders, and international media to plan and execute media strategies. The strategist will need to cultivate a network of professional contributors, efficiently cultivate ongoing messaging and translate it across multiple media. The strategist will need to be able to draft communication strategies that can be executed across a team of communication professionals to support the strategy by creating messaging, managing social media platforms, building and maintaining relationships with the community, and leveraging the collaborations within the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine/University of Nebraska Omaha network.

Position Details

Additional Information

Posting Category Operations
Working Title Communications Strategist
Job Title PR/Mktng/Develpmt Specialist
Salary Grade PR26S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $61,300 - $92,000/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 12/29/2020

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)

Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcasting, Communications, Media Relations or related field.
(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience))

Required Experience 5 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:

Experience in designing and developing complex communication strategies across diverse media to include some management experience.

(Will consider additional related post high school education in lieu of required experience))

Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?

N/A

Required Computer Applications: Not Applicable
Required Other Computer Applications: Microsoft Office
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

o Full understanding of social media and ongoing engagement with new media
o Experience in interviewing, storytelling and journalistic writing
o Proven work experience in managing students, professionals
o Ability to rapidly build and scale social networks with diverse interests
o Solid experience in writing across web-based, long form, and public relations
o Coaching abilities for on-stage presentations
o Solid experience in developing and drafting grant proposals
o Use of personal cell phone may be required in the course of University business.

Preferred Education: Master's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:

Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcasting, Communications, Media Relations or related field.

Preferred Experience:

N/A

Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:

N/A

Preferred Computer Applications: Not Applicable
Preferred Other Computer Applications: N/A
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Familiarity with diverse grant proposal development
Education experience in class
Course development and evaluation
Experience in developing communication across diverse media.

Understanding of journalistic practices
Conveying stories across multiple media
Management of staff with diverse backgrounds
Flexible education experience for diverse students
Extensive engagement with community groups and non-profits
Existing contacts with public sector organizations throughout the state and region.

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