The Department of Sports and Recreation at Kennesaw State University is seeking qualified applicants for the Public Relations and Communications Coordinator position. Vital components of this position are strong commitment to team work, customer service, ethical leadership and student development.
The Public Relations and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for managing and developing all aspects of broad-based communication for the Department of Sports and Recreation. This position will serve as an advisor and technical authority by providing guidance and expertise to the department and successfully leverage strategic communications expertise and leadership skills in helping internal and external stakeholders understand and accept the business goals and objectives of the Sports and Recreation department.
The Public Relations and Communications Coordinator serves as leader of marketing, communications and promotional strategies and activities for the Department of Sports and Recreation. In alignment with needs of students, faculty, staff and KSU affiliates, promotes recreation services and offerings in accordance with the department mission and core values. While strategic expertise is essential to success, this role also requires hands-on development and production of tactical marketing deliverables.
As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check and MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employmen.t See https://web.kennesaw.edu/hr/content/requirements-employfomrepnotlicy guidelines.
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.
Bachelor's degree in related field and 2 years experience.
Requires history of successful marketing functions ideally within the service sector; proven ability to work independently, prioritize multiple responsibilities, meet deadlines, and effectively manage resources. While a strong strategic expertise is essential to success, role also requires hands-on development and production of tactical marketing deliverables.This position also requires the ability to work varied hours including evenings and weekends.
Experience with video editing and production
Experience with social media management
Experience with Adobe-lnDesign
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and gradua...te degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.
Two Great Institutions – One World-Class University
On January 6, 2015, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the consolidation of Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic State University. This represents the USG’s fifth and largest consolidation in its continuing commitment to increase efficiencies and effectiveness to better serve students and the state.
The new Kennesaw State University combines the best from two of Georgia’s most respected institutions in higher education. A comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is a destination campus offering students a broad spectrum of quality academics, a growing and vibrant campus life, award-winning dining facilities, and a wide array of athletic offerings. With nationally ranked degrees in business, engineering and first-year programs, as well as premier teaching, nursing, architecture, science and math programs, the new Kennesaw State University is poised to become Georgia's next world-class institution.