Communications Coordinator

Penn State University

Penn State Center Pittsburgh
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Center Pittsburgh
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The successful candidate will work to promote the programs, events and activities of the Penn State Center Pittsburgh, and be responsible for creating and disseminating social media content and print design work for the Center. Working with Center staff, this person will write content for social media posts, schedule and coordinate marketing communications, and measure the performance of the content. This individual will collect images, take photos and create engaging visuals that will be used on a variety of social media channels, design flyers, posters, brochures and other digital assets to inform our audience about the Center’s work; and may be required to attend and assist in the implementation of special events. A successful candidate will: have the ability to provide fresh insight into social media marketing and work to consistently produce high-quality content and meet deadlines; possess strong organization skills; be proficient with current social media platforms (including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Twitter, You Tube, Get Connected); have a strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (specifically Photo Shop and Illustrator), demonstrate creative graphic design and communication skills (verbal & written); and both the willingness and ability to work independently on delivery of materials, as well as collaborate with staff to create contents for the Center’s marketing and communications efforts. This position requires 15-20 hours per week. Please complete the web application AND upload a cover letter, resume and samples of relevant work.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088