Communications specialist iv

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Iowa State University
The Department of Value Added Agriculture with Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Extension, a program unit of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is seeking qualified applicants for a Communications Specialist IV. The incumbent will be an integral member of the Value Added Agriculture Program. The person in this position will support Extension and Outreach programming with communications for the target audiences of women in agriculture and others who seek farm business profitability, social equity in rural communities and environmental stewardship. They will lead state and multi-state teams in implementing online delivery of educational programs and building social media networks. Duties include collaboration with educational teams to prioritize, design and implement video projects from the idea stage to the post-production process. The individual in this position will develop new ways to reach and train audiences through technology and guide educator teams in adapting educational programs for multiple delivery mechanisms including online courses and webinars.
Further, this position will work with state and national teams to curate online content and build social networks that target the audiences. The incumbent will lead teams in strategic brand value planning and selection of marketing projects, and facilitate the public use of extension educational programs in face-to-face and electronic formats by coordinating the promotion and distribution of those programs.
The successful candidate will have the ability to work as part of a creative communications team, have good organizational skills, the ability to step into a leadership role when needed, and be able to manage multiple projects within specific budgets and timelines. Bachelor''s degree in communications, broadcast production, marketing or related degree and three years of related experience. Experience must include producing video or other multimedia projects in a marketing or communications environment.

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