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Communications Specialist – Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191

Closing Date:  04/03/019

Provide support to the district’s Director of Communications by advancing the district’s mission, values and goals through effective communications. Assist with continuously improving the district’s print materials, electronic news, video programs and other methods of community outreach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

60%  Electronic Communications

  • Maintain timely and relevant content on District, school and internal staff websites
  • Regularly look for ways to improve the website in areas such as navigation, interactivity, appearance, functionality and other factors to meet the changing needs of the school district
  • Support school sites and departments in maintaining their websites & ensuring content standards on school websites
  • Train internal audiences to maintain web pages and social media initiatives
  • Strategically manage the District social media accounts, using analytics to improve engagement and effectiveness; recommend new uses, channels or ways of sharing District stories on social media
  • Manage electronic communications systems, including e-newsletter, parent notification system and educational cable channel

25%  Content Creation

  • Provide writing, photography and videography support
  • Assist Director of Communications with development of marketing materials, newsletters and internal communications
  • Edit and proof materials for clarity, consistency and accuracy

10%  Departmental Support

  • Support emergency and crisis communications
  • Provide support in planning, implementing and evaluating special events

5%  Professional Development

  • Attend meetings, in-services and workshops
  • Maintain active memberships in professional organization

Perform other duties as assigned or requested

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