• Website Manager, Columbia College

    Columbia College

    Columbia College is hiring for the position of Website Manager.  You will have the opportunity to work with areas across campus and with a dedicated firm as the website is taken to the next level.  You should have an eye for detail, be a self-starter, team player and be able to build content for the various audiences.  This position is part of the marketing/communications area and reports within the advancement division.

    Position Summary

    Primary responsibility is to update and maintain web content in alignment with the marketing strategy for the college.

    Responsibilities

    •  Update and maintain web content (e.g. text, images, graphic, video, metadata, URLs, links, etc.)
    • Design unique page layouts as well as port content into existing templates
    • Maintain and manage real time updates of events and news articles to promote the college and its activities
    • Review and edit content for proper grammar and punctuation, clarity and readability
    • Review and edit content for brand and content consistency
    • Review and edit content to ensure effective SEO keyword density
    • Conduct QA testing and website audits
    • Coordinates with stakeholders to ensure that the site provides content and functionality that meet the business needs of the organization
    • Communicate with management about digital marketing goals and results
    • Ongoing interaction with website provider for management of site
    • Responsible for working professionally and efficiently with all levels of management internally and externally
    • Develop content that supports the brand strategy that can be used in digital promotion as well as print materials

    Required Qualifications

    •  Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
    • 2+ years’ experience in Marketing/Communications role as an individual contributor.
    • 2+ years’ experience in website management, using content management systems (CMS)
    • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, including strong editing, grammar and proofreading skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience using Google Analytics
    • Experience and interest in video editing
    • Detail-oriented, with high standards for brand, messaging and quality
    • Good sense for visual appeal, basic design and photography
    • Proactive problem solving skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Creative thinker
    • Communicates timely and effectively (both verbal and written)
    • Strong execution and implementation

    Interested individuals should email their information (cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references) to the Human Resources Office, Beverly James bjames@columbiasc.edu

  • Carolina Command Center Manager, USC College of Information and Communications

    Bachelor’s degree in communications, information science, computer science or related field as
    well as at least three years relevant professional experience.

    Job Purpose

    The Carolina Command Center Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the College of Information and Communications’ state-of-the-art social media monitoring lab. The manager will serve as the college’s expert in the usage and implementation of the center’s monitoring and reporting software, training faculty, students and other users. The Manager will work with faculty to assist with gathering research-quality social media analytics and to support the center’s role as a teaching tool within the college. In addition, the manager will generate clear, concise data to assist with crisis management efforts and special projects for a variety of stakeholders. He or she also will be responsible for preparing reports on the center’s research. The Manager will coordinate with College administration, faculty and others at the university to develop newsworthy analytics reports that will enhance the research reputation of the college
    and university. This will require a familiarity with media practices, an ability to identify and communicate relevant trends, and the ability to translate findings into a format easily understood by the general public.

    The Carolina Command Center Manager will attain expertise with relevant social media software tools, technologies and practices, and will work to remain continuously adept at their usage and implementation. This person will maintain successful relationships with faculty, students, vendors, clients and other users.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    The Carolina Command Center Manager should be an organized, enterprising self-starter with an aptitude for technology, a deep understanding of social media, and a strong strategic understanding of social listening. Experience with at least one social media analytics tool such as Crimson Hexagon, Radian6, Brandwatch or Talkwalker is preferred.

    Project management skills and a proven ability to meet tight deadlines are a must. Verbal communication skills including the ability to do presentations and assist with classroom instruction are important. An open, collaborative approach is necessary for success in this role. Technical capabilities must be balanced with communications acumen and an awareness of emerging trends across all relevant fields. The ability to work with and manage students is essential. Other preferred abilities include the ability to learn quickly and take initiative.

    To apply, click here.

  • Account Manager, Riggs Partners

    As an account manager at Riggs Partners, you will use relational, strategic and critical thinking regularly to lead marketing and communications initiatives for top-level clients. Reporting directly to an account director, your work will be centered around: marcom program development and execution, client growth and retention, team effectiveness, and agency efficiency. You’ll serve as the daily liaison for clients, leading work that is on brand, on time and on budget. This role offers daily exposure to a talented, multidisciplinary team of creative thinkers as well as high-profile clients.

    A successful Riggs account manager is highly proactive, accountable and agile, with tremendous communication skills. These optimistic leaders look past common barriers and insist on developing solutions creatively and with integrity.
    Responsibilities include:

    • Facilitate development of a marcom strategy and annual scope of work for agency-of-record clients
    • Serve as daily liaison to clients while managing and executing the approved scope of work
    • Direct assignments such as brand strategy development, marketing planning, web development, events management, digital marketing and other projects
    • Author account service-related communications
    • Oversee project management and communications protocols to meet client expectations
    • Lead multidisciplinary team in all forms of traditional and digital communications strategies
    • Serve as the content expert on, and advocate for, the client’s business, following its industry closely in order to identify trends, shape strategy, demonstrate commitment and instill client confidence

      Qualifications:

    • Seven+ years of account service experience, with proven track record of developing and executing integrated marketing communications strategy in conjunction with multidisciplinary teams
    • Proven track record of developing effective client relationships and exerting internal leadership that inspires optimal team performance
    • Demonstrated expertise in directing client work in traditional and digital channels
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and group presentation skills.

    Contact us:
    If interested, please forward your resume and cover letter to info@riggspartners.com

    About us:
    Riggs Partners is an integrated marketing, advertising, public relations and communications firm in Columbia, SC. The agency specializes in responsible brands that align organizational culture and business strategy with brand marketing programs. It is the founder of the national CreateAthon network. Visit us at riggspartners.com to learn more.

  • Internal Communications Manager, Riggs Partners

    As the internal communications manager, you will be responsible for cultivating mutually beneficial relationships with a healthcare client’s field offices. Reporting directly to the Riggs account director, your work will be centered around: educating clinical staff, ensuring proper use of marketing materials, engaging leadership and collaborating with both the agency and the client’s management team.

    This role is a full-time contract position.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Be adept at discussing market research and audience insights that led to the development of an advertising campaign to support clinics
    • Develop plan to cover the state that engages leadership at field offices
    • Promote and communicate upcoming advertising efforts and events, and be knowledgeable about the campaign’s media strategies
    • Host events and “lunch and learn” presentations to educate clinical staff about the campaign
    • Present campaign updates, clinical data and outcomes at quarterly meetings
    • Conduct audits of patient education and marketing materials at clinics around the state
    • Report on activities and progress to agency and client

    Qualifications:

    • Seven+ years of account service experience in marketing, sales or customer service capacity, preferably with a healthcare-related company or nonprofit organization
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and group presentation skills
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Willingness to travel throughout South Carolina

    Contact us:
    If interested, please forward your resume and cover letter to info@riggspartners.com

    About us:
    Riggs Partners is an integrated marketing, advertising, public relations and communications firm in Columbia, SC. The agency specializes in responsible brands that align organizational culture and business strategy with brand marketing programs. It is the founder of the national CreateAthon network. Visit us at riggspartners.com to learn more.

  • Marketing Coordinator, Midlands Technical College

    DEPARTMENT: Marketing Communications
    LOCATION: Northeast Campus
    HOURS: 37.5

    You will gain valuable experience being on a team of writers, designers, and marketing managers at Midlands Technical College. Open dialogue and creative exploration with your team will lead to the successful communication of your ideas.

    YOUR DAY:
    •    Support the marketing managers with daily activities that lead to the completion of projects.
    •    Coordinate multiple projects from simple brochures to larger advertising campaigns designed to increase enrollment and promote college programs, grow business partnerships, and foster community support.

    YOUR QUALIFICATIONS:
    •    Associate or Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field
    •    Strong writing skills for effective communication
    •    Strong time-management skills
    •    Adaptability to multiple clients
    •    Experience in client relations

    HIRING RANGE: 30,000-35,000
    FULL-TIME CONTRACT POSITION ELIGIBLE FOR HEALTH AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS
    SEND YOUR RESUME TO OUR CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT PRICEH@MIDLANDSTECH.EDU

  • Account Manager, Riggs Partners

    Riggs Partners is seeking an Account Manager. Ideal candidates would have five to seven years experience in the marketing communications field, either in an agency or client-side marketing department. Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to info@riggspartners.com

     

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