• Marketing Media Specialist

    Georgia Northwestern Technical College
    Job Description
    Description: Georgia Northwestern Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for a full time marketing media specialist. The marketing media specialist will be responsible for writing press releases, news articles, editorials, event notifications, and announcements.  This position will also be responsible for photography related to college events and media releases. The duties will also include uploading releases and photography to the college website. The ideal applicant for this position will possess excellent writing and communication skills, experience in photography, interpersonal skills and computer skills.  Some evening and weekend hours will be required. This position will require travel between the college’s nine counties of Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield.
    Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, or marketing. Prior experience in a news media or public relations environment.  At least 2 years experience in writing press releases or news articles, proofreading, and research; At least 2 years experience with professional photography. Knowledge of DSL cameras and equipment.  Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.  Ability to multi-task and work with others in a fast paced environment.  Computer proficiency, with Internet, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.  Work schedule to include mornings, afternoons, and in some instances special events scheduled on evenings and weekends.
    Preferred Qualifications: At least five years experience in writing press releases or news articles, proofreading, and research; At least five years experience with professional photography and knowledge of DSL cameras and equipment.  Proficiency in working with social media.
    Application Deadline: Position open until filled.
    Application Process: All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at  www.gntc.edu/about/employment/prospective-employees/.  We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format except through the Online Job Center.  As a part of the application process, interested candidates will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information, and transcripts if applicable.  Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with our college.  No phone calls or emails please.
    A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia
    Equal Opportunity Employer:  Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  Any violation or questions should be directed to Peggy Cordell, Director of Human Resources, Office I101a, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6959; Sonya Briscoe, Special Populations Director and Title IV & Title IX Coordinator, Office A120a, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6932; Kevan Parker, Director, Accessibility Services, Office B115, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6517.  Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.
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