Job Identification: 13934 Posting Date: 01/24/2023, 10:00 AM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What We're Looking For
Baylor University's College of Arts and Sciences is seeking a full-time Social Media Coordinator. As the Social Media Coordinator, you will be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies, cameras and social media trends with a drive to continue learning the ever-evolving platforms and technology. You should have excellent communication and content creation skills and be able to express the views of Baylor University and the College of Arts & Sciences creatively. Ultimately, you should be able to handle our social media presence, as well as the videography, editing and photography needed to support it, ensuring high levels of user engagement and web traffic. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
Understanding of the needs of a diverse student population within a Christian higher education setting and an openness to cultural humility.
Experience with and understanding of social media platforms
Excellent written and verbal communication (content creation) skills
Excellent social listening skills
Proficiency in graphic and visual design
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and PremierePro, in particular), digital media formats and HTML
Excellent video and production and editing skills
Working knowledge of digital photography
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
Be successful communicating and interacting with all campus populations including students, faculty and staff.
A Bachelor's degree, 1-3 years of relevant work experience running professional social media accounts and producing outstanding video and online audiovisual content, and an active Christian faith are required. A Master's degree and four years of relevant work experience are preferred. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the College's social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn)
Create engaging content for use across Arts & Sciences' social media platforms
Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop, implement and review social media strategy
Research and write daily content for Arts & Sciences social media platforms
Attend campus events, when needed, to produce photographic and video content for use on social media platforms and the College website
Use software to create engaging and professional visuals that support College messaging and events, including infographics and announcements
When needed, research and write posts on the Arts & Sciences blog, as well as articles for Baylor Arts & Sciences magazine
Monitor Arts & Sciences social media traffic through user analytics to report on and advise about the effectiveness of the College's social media platforms
Stay up to date with social media messages and industry trends and make recommendations to enhance the College's platforms accordingly
Assist in the development and management of social media marketing strategy and influencer marketing strategy
Travel domestically on occasion as position requires
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.