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Position Summary:

Reporting to the director of communications, the communications manager is responsible for collaborating on, and creating, a variety of communications projects (both print and digital) serving both internal and external College community audiences. This position is also responsible for collaborating across campus to develop and distribute content that supports the College's objectives through press releases, advisories, official College publications, and web media. Due to the nature of this position, nonstandard hours may be required.

ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

  • Content Creation
    • Graphic Design
      • Print Collateral Creation & Collaboration
        • Coordinate with constituents to gather message intentions and goals.
        • Ensure work complies with brand standards and style guidelines.
        • Responsible for communicating with print vendors, and assist in managing projects from proof to delivery.
      • Video / Motion Graphics
        • Ensure work utilizes best practices for video and motion graphics.
        • Create video and motion graphics work by following a creation pipeline, including concept, storyboard, production, post-production, and delivery.
        • Apply accessibility best practices to this work.
      • Social Media
        • Through social media, use and apply creative approaches, audience awareness, and evolving trends to increase engagement and foster community.
        • Rely on social media best practices, strategies, and trends when creating work.
        • Responsible for administration of organizational accounts.
          • Scheduled / campaign posting.
          • Speaking in the voice of an organization.
          • Timely responses & engagement.
          • Apply accessibility best practices to this work.
        • Website Management / Design
          • Responsible for regular and timely updates to the College website.
          • Manage SEO auditing and updating.
          • Execute analytics reporting and data informed strategies for improvement.
          • Give focused attention to accessibility compliance and best practices.
        • Email Newsletter and Email Campaign Management
          • With collaboration, create and deliver internal and external regular email newsletter.
          • Manage event and campaign email design, delivery, and reporting.
        • Reporting & Documentation
        • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree in graphic design, communications, or marketing is required. (Bachelor’s degree is preferred.)
  • 3-5 years’ experience and demonstrated abilities shown in portfolio of work.
  • High level of competency with:
    • Adobe Creative Cloud. (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, etc.)
    • Google Suite.
    • WordPress.
    • Divi.
    • Google Analytics.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism to be incorporated into projects.
  • Familiarity with how to apply brand standards and style guides to work.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various types of audiences (internal and external).
  • Experience in Higher Education or Non-Profit organizations a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment with the ability to also work independently when needed.
  • Copywriting abilities a plus.
  • Photo / Video skills a plus.

 

About Antioch College…

Antioch College was founded as a new kind of American college, a place where students seek to “win victories for humanity” and engage in real-world problem solving in the classroom, campus and community, and through our renowned cooperative education program. Through participatory learning and work-based education, students develop and put their ideas into practice. Guided by talented teachers and mentors, students own their education through a robust Self-Designed Major program that encourages students to explore the transdisciplinary spaces within and between the humanities, sciences, arts, and social sciences.

Antioch College embraces diversity as a core value, and considers it fundamental to excellence in education. We are an educational community dedicated to the pursuit of social justice that intentionally and consistently supports diverse and inclusive practices. We seek candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s mission through curricular development and innovation that fosters social justice, cultural competencies and understanding of diversity.

Antioch College is located in the village of Yellow Springs, Ohio – a vibrant progressive community nestled between two nature preserves. Yellow Springs is located 55 miles from the fast-growing city of Columbus, Ohio, and 30 miles from the Dayton metro area.

 

Application Process:
To apply, email hr@antiochcollege.edu.  Include the position title in the subject line and submit in one attachment in Word or PDF format the following application materials:

  • Cover letter
  • A resume detailing your positions and relevant experience
  • Three professional references who are familiar with your work and who will speak with Antioch College about your capabilities. Provide their contact information including name, association with you, telephone number, and email address.

Your application will not be reviewed unless all application materials are received.
Electronic applications are preferred. Alternatively, you may send the same information by U.S. mail to:

Office of Human Resources
Antioch College
One Morgan Place
Yellow Springs, OH  45387

Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender identity, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@antiochcollege.edu