Purdue University Northwest
Seeking an enthusiastic communications professional to serve as the primary contact for an assigned group of contacts with the College of Agriculture. Responsibilities to include:
Evaluating client's needs, developing strategic recommendations, producing plans for implementing recommendations, and assembling a team to work on each project
Moving quickly and flexibly, working on multiple projects simultaneously, and resolving complex situations
Providing writing and editing services as needed and managing the creation, production and delivery of projects with the highest level of customer service
For more information about Agricultural Communication at Purdue, please visit: https://ag.purdue.edu/agcomm/Pages/default.aspx
Bachelor's degree in English, Communication, Public Relations, Marketing or related.
Two years experience in communication project management, strategic communication planning and execution, writing and editing, and working with clients.
Excellent verbal and written communication, organization, and multitasking skills.
Superior writing and editing skills.
Strong customer service skills, with the ability to assess communication needs and strategically identify plans and solutions.
Valid US or Canadian driver's license.
Experience working with graphic designers, photographers, web specialists and other creative professionals.
Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position.
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
We are Purdue University Northwest, part of the internationally-respected Purdue University system and the fifth-largest public university in the state of Indiana On February 26, 2014, Purdue University announced a plan to unify the administration of the university’s two northwest Indiana campuses, Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central. On July 18, 2014, the Purdue Board of Trustees approved Purdue University Northwest as the name of the unified Calumet and North Central campuses. Dr. Thomas Keon, Chancellor of Purdue Calumet, was appointed Chancellor-Designate of Purdue Northwest on November 20, 2015. Once unification is complete, Purdue Northwest will be a comprehensive university enrolling more than 15,000 students, employing more than 1,500 faculty and staff, and offering more than 70 graduate and undergraduate programs of study on two campuses. The current target date for completion of unification is July 1, 2016.Purdue University Northwest, in the land grant tradition of learning, discovery and engagement, provides high quality, affordable undergraduate and graduate education to students of Northwest Indiana and beyond. We create a welcoming environment that promotes critical inquiry through experiential learning, faculty scholarship, civic engagement and community partnerships.Purdue University Northwest will be the institution of choice in Northwest Indiana and beyond as the center for education, innovation, economic development and culture.