Digital Communications Senior | Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Posted on Oct 25, 2019
Type: Job

The Digital Communications Senior will develop cross-platform strategies for the agency’s website,
social media channels, and weekly newsletter that align with the agency’s priorities and goals and
manage the timely execution of those strategies. This position will also be responsible for the
planning and launch of an agency blog. The Digital Communications Senior will take a leadership
role in concepting, managing development of, and executing digital content to advance policy and
planning priorities of the agency. This will require working with high-performing staff within and
outside the CMAP communications team as well as web and design consultants as needed. The
salary range available for this position is $67,014 to $83,082.

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success in developing digital strategies for social
media and other online properties. Experience taking technical material and turning it into accessible
and engaging digital content such as video, blogs, and enewsletters. Solid experience developing
strategic communications plans and using varied but integrated media for online marketing and
promotion of high-profile initiatives, products, and other key deliverables to communicate to a
variety of stakeholders. The candidate has experience setting, measuring and analyzing online
metrics and then applying those learnings to optimizing digital channels. The successful candidate
should be comfortable using a variety of software and apps, including content management systems,
HootSuite, Adobe Creative Suite, Constant Contact, among others and have experience working with
a variety of internal stakeholders including subject matter experts, designers, and senior-level staff.


Education and Experience


A Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or a related discipline and at least five
to seven years of experience working in communications, advertising, or public relations is required.

Job Posting found here.

Salary

$67,014 to $83,082

Location

233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 800
Chicago, 60606-7147

How to apply

https://www.cmap.illinois.gov/about/careers

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