• Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Community Relations or PR and Marketing

Job Description

Bulletin #180382; 3/2/19

Public Affairs/Communications Specialist II
Housing and Residence Life

Salary Range: $3,515 - $6,358/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt position; Temporary one-year appointment from date of hire; may be extended; may become permanent.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Operations, the incumbent is responsible for the independent performance of the day to day marketing, communications, and outreach activities for Housing and Residence Life (HRL). The incumbent works on a broad range of projects involving the development and execution of department publications, printing, marketing campaigns, branding, and public and campus messaging. The incumbent oversees the design of all HRL marketing materials including but not limited to: creating, designing, and updating marketing content (print, newsletter, newspapers, web, social media, etc.). The incumbent develops marketing strategies and materials to assist in the promotion of HRL goals of effectively communicating with campus community members, maintaining full occupancy, and creating a positive image in support of the mission and vision of HRL. The incumbent develops positive working relationships with external and internal stakeholders, university staff, and faculty while working collaboratively with the HRL team to achieve marketing, communications and engagement goals for the department.

Required Qualifications & Experience: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, or related fields. The incumbent must have two years of full time related professional or technical experience. The incumbent must also have experience in storytelling, editing- especially on digital platforms; planning and scheduling with marketing and communications projects. The incumbent must have current knowledge of the fundamentals of marketing and marketing research and public affairs as well as strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles. The incumbent must have the ability to use independent judgment to make decisions, interpret, and apply a wide range of policies and procedures; use discretion and confidentiality: work with individuals at all levels within the organization; understand issues from a broad strategic perspective; act as a representative to outside entities; and must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position. As part of the interview process candidates will be asked to complete a task.

Applicants must include with their application writing samples (i.e. press releases, announcements) and a sample of a campaign with measurable results. If invited to an interview, the applicant must provide a digital portfolio including, content developed for social media platforms, website design and content creation, video editing, and photography.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 90032 United States View Map