Maybe you’re ready for a new challenge. Or maybe you want to hire someone to complete your team. As a perk for members, we post job openings in the area. This isn’t necessarily a recommendation, but it sure is a nice place to start, rather than wading through national board postings.

There are PR and communication jobs throughout the mid-Missouri area. As you are seeking qualified candidates, feel free to send them to us so we can post here.

 

Job Opportunities:

 

Company:  Caledon Virtual

Job Title:  Account Coordinator

 

Account Coordinators are instrumental in the execution of client programs and are a critical part of our team. You will support the Account Executives in day-to-day project tasks, and work to ensure that our programs and projects are running smoothly.

Account Coordinators operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where every day is different. You must be detail oriented, flexible, hard-working and committed to providing exceptional service and work for our clients.

Industries We Work With:

  • Local brands, including construction, retail, healthcare, nonprofits & more
  • Pregnancy Help Centers & other pro-life organizations
  • Wine, beer & spirits industry

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support Account Executives and Account Director across multiple clients

Support will include (but not be limited to) managing customer relations, administrative tasks, data processing, providing troubleshooting support, project management, research, etc.

  • Work across multiple departments and disciplines to deliver quality work for our
    clients. Other job-related duties as specified by your manager.

In this position, you should expect to work with different people each day, whether that is a current or potential client or members of our internal team. You’ll work hand-in-hand with our client service to create astounding results for our clients.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with an emphasis in Marketing, Strategic Communication, Journalism, English or another closely-related field
  • 1+ year of relevant experience
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Self-starter, with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to take constructive criticism
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Keen attention to detail, accuracy, and personal accountability
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally; both in writing and verbally
  • Possess a strong work ethic and willingness to help with any tasks
  • Problem-solving in complex situations
  • Pleasant, positive attitude

Job Type:  Full-time

Experience:  Minimum of one year of Client Service experience preferred

Education:  Bachelor’s degree preferred

Apply Here:  https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=e0e05a9aadbcdfb1&tk=1cr7sjjdtb837800&from=company

 

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Company:  University of Missouri –  Joint Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing (OSCM)

Job Title:  Social Media Manager

 

The Joint Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing (OSCM) seeks a Social Media Manager who will maximize MU’s social voice, promote brand awareness and increase follower engagement.

The Social Media Manager is responsible for planning, developing, curating and reporting on dynamic content across all of MU’s institutional social media channels. This role will also serve as community manager for social channels. Successful candidates will be able to show previous experience and success with brand social media management along with the ability to work across the organization for improved content sharing and collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications and Essential Skills:

  • 5+ years of brand social media management for higher education and/or corporate entities
  • Demonstrated success in growing a digital audience through social engagement
  • Experience with monitoring social analytics and recommending creative, actionable steps based on that data
  • Commitment to supporting a collaborative, cross-functional working environment within OSCM and with colleagues across campus/system

 

Position GGS: 9E

Job code: 4548

Job ID: 28144

GGS Title: Strategic Communications Consultant

Working Title: Social Media Manager

Reports to: Social Media Director

 

Learn more and apply: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff

 

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Company:  University of Missouri –  Joint Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing (OSCM)

Job Title:  Writer

The Joint Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing (OSCM) seeks a Writer to generate multi-channel content that promotes MU’s strategic priorities, key messages and focus areas.

The Writer will support executive communications projects for MU and UM System, including speeches and other events. This position will also contribute to strategy and content development for key MU publications and platforms, such as Inside Mizzou. A successful candidate will have strong writing, editing, research capabilities, and the ability to translate brand values into engaging stories.

Preferred Qualifications and Key Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in professional writing
  • Demonstrated capability in writing for different audiences and channels
  • Proficiency with AP Style
  • Previous experience in marketing, communications and public relations fields
  • Commitment to supporting a collaborative, cross-functional working environment within OSCM and with colleagues across campus/system

 

Position GGS:  9E

Job code: 4548

Job ID: 28159

GGS Title: Strategic Communications Consultant

Working Title: Writer

Reports to: Senior Writer

 

Learn more and apply: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff

 

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Company:  Missouri Senate
Job Title:  Public Information Specialist

 

Definition:

A position within Senate Communications involving information and public relations work, including writing and editing speeches, columns, press releases and other publications; generating graphic and photographic materials for publications; assisting in the production of audio and video programs; and performing other office-related tasks. The position works under the general supervision of the director of Senate Communications.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as point of contact for multiple senators and staff in relaying information to their constituents and members of the media.
  • Plans, researches, writes, edits and designs elements for media advisories, press releases, columns, speeches, newsletters and other publications for various senators for distribution to their constituents and members of the media.
  • Interprets and communicates legislative actions to staff, special interest groups and the general public.
  • Trains staff in informational and public relations methods, techniques, materials and equipment.
  • Assists media representatives to promote and maintain positive public relations for the Senate.
  • Advises the director of Senate Communications on matters pertaining to public information and related areas.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.

 

Essential Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to write and edit informational material for presentation to the public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to translate concepts into audio/visual interpretations and public presentations.
  • Knowledge of news media operations and its utilization for information dissemination.
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of disseminating information to the public.

 

Training and Experience:

Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or a closely related field and/or a minimum of three years’ experience as a writer. Media background desired. Experience in the legislative branch of government preferred.

 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume, application and writing samples to Senate Human Resources Specialist, Cindy Winthorst, Room 434-B, State Capitol Building, Jefferson City, MO 65101 or to cwinthorst@senate.mo.gov. The Senate job application can be found at https://www.senate.mo.gov/emp-opp/.

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Company:  Missouri Employers Mutual
Job Title:  Multimedia Specialist
Department:  Marketing and Communication
Reports to:  Director, Marketing and Communication

 

Summary:
Our Multimedia Specialist will have an eye for aesthetics along with a team first attitude. This position is responsible for telling the stories of MEM through various print and digital mediums, in order to increase brand awareness and achieve strategic marketing goals. Our specialist will be knowledgeable with software programs including but not limited to HTML5 banners, apps, digital signage, social media content, websites, email templates/content, ad word campaigns, text messaging, experience driven design, presentations, motion graphics and video content. Our specialist will wear many hats from concept to execution, producing MEM’s brand marketing.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.

  • Work as part of a team with strategists, writers and production specialists to create exceptional quality work in various platforms, including social media, web, branding, email marketing, photos, videos and more
  • Conceptualizing, designing and executing the creative production of interactive campaigns with a focus on email, website landing pages, and print messaging in accordance with brand guidelines
  • Driving the continuous improvement of the creative practice (e.g., competencies, tools and disciplines) and ensure alignment with broader business and technical processes
  • Develop animation or motion graphics for videos, presentations and digital experiences.
  • Collaboration with other creative team members on various projects.
  • Responsible for adhering to brand standards across all mediums and channels.

 

Qualification Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Adobe CS experience (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) and serious design skills with a professional portfolio of work
  • Expert knowledge in the use of Adobe production design tools, including Premiere, After Effects, Audition and Photoshop.
  • HTML and web design experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze target audiences and synthesize messages to maximize audience engagement
  • Highly creative with the ability to work autonomously, yet able to take direction as well
  • Collaborative, proactive team player with a positive attitude and high level of energy with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively meet deadlines

 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication, marketing, public relations, creative arts, or related area


Designations/Certifications:  None required


Experience:  1-3 years of experience in a creative role

Language Skills:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English in writing, on the telephone and in person using correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and vocabulary
  • Superior ability to write for a variety of media and audiences
  • Ability to conform to and advocate corporate style and editorial standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an eye for detail and thorough knowledge of grammar
  • Excellent oral and presentation skills
  • Ability to present information to management and employees, and lead creative brainstorms
  • Strong interpersonal skills including listening, interacting, delegation and leadership

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to understand and use basic mathematical relationships and formulas

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to adeptly manage multiple projects, establish processes and prioritize efforts to meet goals and objectives
  • Ability to work positively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to use diplomacy and tact when dealing with problems
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in a variety of situations
  • Must be a team player and possess high quality standards

 

Computer Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Adobe CS experience (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) and serious design skills
  • Expert knowledge in the use of Adobe production design tools, including Premiere, After Effects, Audition and Photoshop
  • HTML and web design experience preferred


Physical demands:
An employee in this position will sit, move around, handle papers and files, speak on the telephone, perform computer entry and retrieve computer information. This employee will also view and assess appearance of publications, video productions, etc. May also assist with setting up company events, surroundings for photography sessions and video productions, and corporate presentations.


Licenses:  None required