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Communications Specialist
Eastern Kentucky University

Job Title: Communications Sepcialist
Company: Eastern Kentucky University
Category: Other
Contact Person: Deborah Givens
Contacts Title: Department Chair
City/State/Zip: Richmond, KY 40475



EKU Department of Communication is hiring a Communication Specialist (Administrative Assistant for department and Progress Business Manager).

The Communication Specialist (CS) will provide daily assistance to the Department of Communication and The Eastern Progress student media center. The incumbent will provide assistance and support to the department chair and main department office, faculty, staff, and students through managing the department office and accounts, scheduling events, and providing other clerical and financial assistance.

The CS will organize and conduct the advertising sales for the Eastern Progress, including training staff, selling advertising, working with clients, designing ads, and handling account billing; understand, monitor, and balance the two Eastern Progress accounts and keep accurate records for both; work with the advisers of the Eastern Progress; and plan the annual Progress advisory board meeting, prepare annual report for meeting, and maintain records for the board.

Bachelor's degree in Communication, Journalism or related field is required. Degree must have been received from an accredited College or University.

A minimum of three years of experience in communications with design elements. Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite products.

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