Marketing Project Manager (Social Media & PR)
Belmont Abbey College invites applications for the current position of Marketing Project Manager.
The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position manages marketing projects from conception to end delivery with direction from the Director of Marketing. The Marketing Project Manager will manage the college’s main social media, as well as provide public relations support primarily for the immediate county and the southern region. Management of social media includes the creation of and implementation of all social media posts for the college’s primary channels, including some graphic design, photography and video. The public relations aspect will focus mainly on pitching stories to local media, researching on-campus stories to tell, recommending faculty expertise to local media, establishing relationships with local media contacts, and assisting with the writing of web posts used for public relations efforts.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 3 years of project management experience, preferably in a marketing related role. The position requires strong PC and MAC skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft and Adobe products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of public relations, social media, graphic design, and photography. The candidate will also have a keen ability to interact, create, and communicate on the various major social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. The work environment is a general office setting and requires the ability to lift up to 25 pounds. The work schedule may require some occasional evening and weekend shifts.
In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff and the greater community. Finally, candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.