As the chief communications organization for the University of North Texas, the Division of University Brand Strategy and Communications (UBSC) collaborates with internal and external partners to:
Advance and protect UNT’s institutional identity and reputation.
Reinforce and grow UNT’s brand in graphics, images and words.
Increase UNT’s visibility in public and in the higher education marketplace.
Support UNT’s student recruitment, retention and graduation goals.
Strengthen UNT’s relevance and value to key audiences, including alumni, donors, faculty and staff members, and encourage community engagement.
This is professional and administrative work developing engaging, informative, strategic and creatively packaged content about UNT’s scholarship, academics, campus life, community outreach and other activities for UBSC publications, which showcase the university’s strongest assets and support UNT’s progress in the achievement of its mission and goals. This person works independently and as part of work teams in collaboration with other UBSC staff members to accomplish content creation and dissemination. This person also serves as a team lead on high-profile feature and multi-media packages for The North Texan and other publications.
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Strategic Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Journalism, Photojournalism, Media Arts or related field and three to five years of professional writing experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to help implement print and multimedia communication projects for internal and external audiences to best present the university
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
Familiarity with the use of computers and camera equipment for communication projects; current knowledge about the kinds of software available for the purposes of print and digital collaterals
Ability to collaborate and help coordinate the work of others to achieve desired UBSC goals
Ability to work under deadline pressure, establish and meet deadlines and effectively juggle multiple projects
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to interview and video UNT community members
Ability to organize broad information from multiple sources to create clear and concise communications in all media for various audiences
Knowledge of safety and security measures appropriate to work environment