Communications Coordinator, 4-H – Oklahoma State University – Stillwater, OK

Job title: Communications Coordinator, 4-H

Company: Oklahoma State University

Job description: Position DetailsReq ID:req17649Position Title:Communications Coordinator, 4-HPosition Type:Staff Full-TimePosition Number:BS9581OSU Campus:StillwaterDepartment:Office of Communication & MarketingLocation Address:143 Ag North, Stillwater, OK 74078Hiring Supervisor:Melissa MourerHiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):41,000.00 – 58,000.00, SalaryWork Schedule:Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm with one hour for lunchFaculty Appt Period:Job Summary:Join an experienced creative team in the Office of Communications and Marketing for OSU Agriculture as the Communications Coordinator for the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development Program. Work closely with the communications and marketing assistant director and the state 4-H program leader to develop and implement content across multiple communications and marketing platforms to promote and highlight Oklahoma 4-H within the OSU community, state, region and country.The 4-H Communications Coordinator will execute strategic and integrated communications and marketing campaigns from idea inception to delivery to elevate the profile of Oklahoma 4-H, improve target audience experiences, drive engagement and achieve program goals. The coordinator will manage the Oklahoma 4-H social media accounts, produce high-quality print and digital promotional materials and create opportunities to share compelling 4-H stories.This highly visible position requires interacting with colleagues, clients and stakeholders, both internal and external to the organization.Responsibilities:
Manage social media for Oklahoma 4-H. Execute the planning and creation of content for social media channels. Design and assist with a wide variety of projects including, advertising, promotional and marketing campaigns, educational resources and additional items as assigned that are precise, creative and meet accessibility requirements. Serve as a brand advocate, collaborating with the creative manager in the Office of Communications and Marketing to maintain working-level knowledge of 4-H brand guidelines and serve as a resource for 4-H staff. Work in collaboration with the department’s photographer and video team on photos and video of 4-H events and activities.Manage and update 4-H webpages and employee intranet as needed. Identify and prioritize needs related to 4-H webpage development and revisions. Write and edit copy for marketing and digital materials including social media captions, website copy, editorial content and the 4-H annual report. Supervise student employees. Oversee projects assigned to students regarding design, videography, photography and other creative tasks. Assign projects and review completed tasks to ensure accuracy and consistency. Collaborate with others in the Office of Communications and Marketing to promote, publicize and otherwise generate positive visibility for the activities and programs of OSU Agriculture. Other duties as assigned.About the Office of Communications and Marketing: The Office of Communications and Marketing for OSU Agriculture is a welcoming environment that thrives on creativity and collaboration. Our motto is People Before Projects, with an emphasis on self-care, professional development and educational attainment, while still meeting production goals. We are a team of experienced professionals who deliver all aspects of integrated communications and serve as the news, information and marketing team for OSU Extension, OSU Ag Research and OSU’s Ferguson College of Agriculture. Learn more at Oklahoma 4-H:
Oklahoma 4-H helps youth learn the life skills they need to be the leaders of tomorrow, teaching members they can lead today and can make tangible, significant changes in their clubs, their communities, their state and their world. For more than 100 years, Oklahoma 4-H has welcomed young people of all beliefs and backgrounds, giving kids a voice to express who they are and how they make their lives and communities better. Oklahoma 4-H is delivered by OSU Extension. With offices in all 77 counties, educators provide experiences where young people learn by doing. For more information, visit are lots of great reasons to work at OSU, check out our benefits and eligibility at Instructions to ApplicantsFor full consideration please submit a resume/cv, cover letter, three references and samples of work. Include at least one work sample of each: social media content, graphic design project and/or web, video, photography and writing sample. Digital portfolio or PDFs/link are acceptable.Education & ExperiencePosition Qualifications:Required: Bachelor’s in Ag Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Strategic Communications, Mass Communications, or related field.Three years of experience in communications or marketing. Including but not limited to strategic communications, marketing, social media management, graphic design, print and electronic content creation, digital storytelling, photography, video, website management, writing, or related skills.Valid driver’s license. Reliable transportation for travel connected with official duties. Reimbursement for official travel.Duty reporting is in-person on the OSU campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma.Proficiencies and Knowledge:
Expertise in creating integrated strategic communications and marketing campaigns from idea inception to delivery. Experience creating content for social media platforms such as Facebook, X and Instagram. Graphic design, marketing and public relations skills required Ability to work within existing brand guidelines and designs to deliver cross-platform materials relevant for a variety of audiences including students, parents, volunteers and the public Experience with website design and maintenance. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite programs, including, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, Lightroom and Photoshop. Proficient in MS Office Suite
Proofreading to ensure accurate and high-quality work. Solid understanding of Associated Press style. Experience in photography. Experience in video creation for incorporation into web, email and social media. Ability to work under deadline, both within a strategic communications team, as well as independently. Excellent time management and organizational skills to ensure a wide variety of projects are delivered on schedule. Strong creativity, communication, innovation and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of people and programs
Basic knowledge of creating content that meets accessibility best practices a plus Knowledge of 4-H a plus.Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

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Location: Stillwater, OK

Job date: Sat, 27 Apr 2024 22:11:53 GMT

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