Create, revise and publish written, visual and digital content for Association publications and communications channels; prepare obituaries of former A&M students; help manage The Association’s social media accounts; create and edit news releases, remarks, scripts, letters, emails and other written material; edit and provide feedback on content prepared by teammates; work as part of the Communications team to help conceive and execute communications strategies and to help ensure the consistency of brand and messaging.
Essential Functions: Perform specific tasks in support of Communications objectives.
Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities, which will include:
Serves as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.
Required: Bachelor’s degree.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, English, journalism, communications or related field.
Required: Mastery of English grammar and proven, creative written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Preferred: Prior work experience in a professional office environment. Experience working within the Texas A&M University environment. 1+ year professional experience in communications, marketing, publishing, advertising or public relations. Knowledge of AP style.
Required: Ability to operate a keyboard, telephone and camera. Frequent use of a computer.
Required: Working knowledge of standard office equipment.
Required: Strong written communication skills. Keyboarding, word-processing and spreadsheet skills. Thorough understanding of The Association’s purpose and goals, and its strategies for accomplishing these goals. Knowledge of Texas A&M and its history and traditions. Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. Ability to make sound and reasonable judgments on behalf of The Association. Ability to work some evenings and weekends. Some travel required. Current Texas driver’s license required.
*** Required for consideration: All applicants for this position must upload a letter of interest and 3 (or more) writing samples with the online application. Writing samples can be of any type (from other jobs, from class or extracurricular assignments, or even personal, unpublished writings), but they must be original work and should be selected to demonstrate depth and breadth of writing skill. Applications that do not include writing samples will be disqualified. ***