Manager of Digital Communications
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|Contact:||Laura Custer, Director of Human Resources
This position involves web design and maintenance of Thomas More College websites (www.thomasmore.edu,myTMC.thomasmore.edu, etc.). This includes daily/timely updating of information on web pages, micro sites, and all of the College’s social media platforms. The Digital Communications Manager monitors website analytics as well as those metrics associated with all of Thomas More College’s social media postings. In addition, this position is charged with creating a comprehensive social media marketing strategy and presenting Thomas More College’s brand through online social media networks to many different groups of people, including prospective students, parents, alumni, and donors.
Core Competency Skills Required:
Expertise in website design and maintenance
Expertise with social media marketing
Proficient with HTML, CSS, jQuery, and SQL. Knowledge of Adobe ColdFusion is a plus.
Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver & Illustrator preferred
Proven ability to utilize social media outlets, including (but not limited to) Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.
Ability to manage time and work on a deadline
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Positive and proactive attitude
Maintain a high level of attention to detail
Ability to problem solve and take a project from concept to finished product
Willingness to collaborate and accept constructive criticism
Enthusiasm for keeping up to date on latest website design technologies
Designing, enhancing, overseeing, and maintaining the Thomas More College public websites (www.thomasmore.edu, mytmc.thomasmore.edu) in accordance with current accessibility standards (WCAG, ADA, etc). NOTE: A total site redesign of www.thomasmore.edu will be needed upon this employee’s start.
Responsible for daily posts/tweets to all applicable social media outlets. Other duties include coordinating the event and news calendar with online activity, measuring social media influence, partnering with other departments to ensure proper online messaging and relevancy, ensuring consistency of messages across multiple networks, preparing reports to update internal staff on usage statistics and continuous monitoring and coverage of all sites and social media outlets.
Working with Thomas More College’s faculty and staff on projects, website updates, etc.
Assisting the director of Communications and Public Relations and graphic designer in other areas of expertise, including collaborative graphic design work, photography, and video production.
Other duties as assigned.
Education, Specialized and/or Technical Knowledge Requirements:
BA computer science, IT or related field
Minimum of two years’ experience as a full-time web designer with demonstrated results
Proficiency in HTML and CSS – knowledge of Adobe ColdFusion preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to positively interact with clients and co-workers and to produce error-free projects