Temporary Technical - SBDC Communications

University of Alaska


Temporary Technical - SBDC Communications

 

Job No:

527720

Classification:Temporary Technical

Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 79

Work type:Temporary

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA Chancellor

Location:Anchorage

Categories: Business/Administrative/Personnel, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

 

Position Summary:

The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring a part-time temporary Communications position to assist in the development and maintenance of SBDC's social media and online presence and growing the organization's brand awareness among stakeholders, clients and funders. This position is designed to take advantage of communications best practices, digital platforms, social media, targeted outreach and graphic design to grow and strengthen the Alaska SBDC brand. This person will be responsible for supporting the communications efforts of the SBDC Communications Manager and the SBDC BuyAlaksa Program Manager, as well as providing logistical and outreach support for events like workshops, summits, etc. The person highly successful in this position will eliminate distance as a limiting factor in the awareness, involvement and impact of communications and outreach that are designed to promote the SBDCs efforts to accelerate Alaska's growth. This position is temporary and will work up to 19.5 hours a week while there are tasks to be performed and is subject to funding availability. Candidate must be able to work remotely and must have access to internet.

 

The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring a part-time temporary Communications position to assist in the development and maintenance of SBDC's social media and online presence and growing the organization's brand awareness among stakeholders, clients and funders. This position is designed to take advantage of communications best practices, digital platforms, social media, targeted outreach and graphic design to grow and strengthen the Alaska SBDC brand. This person will be responsible for supporting the communications efforts of the SBDC Communications Manager and the SBDC BuyAlaksa Program Manager, as well as providing logistical and outreach support for events like workshops, summits, etc. The person highly successful in this position will eliminate distance as a limiting factor in the awareness, involvement and impact of communications and outreach that are designed to promote the SBDCs efforts to accelerate Alaska's growth.

 

This position is temporary and will work up to 19.5 hours a week while there are tasks to be performed and is subject to funding availability. Candidate must be able to work remotely and must have access to internet.

 

To thrive in this role an applicant would have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to organize and present facts and opinions. A background in managing communications for an economic development, business development organization, or small business. Advanced knowledge of social media best practices, and an ability to formulate and implement social media strategies. Basic understanding of graphic design. Leadership skills. Project management and implementation skills. Basic knowledge of google apps products that Alaska SBDC uses for internal communications and document storage. Experience promoting events and workshops to increase visibility and attendance. Experience required creating collateral for fundraising campaigns and stakeholder outreach. Experience using analytics to track the performance of social media platforms, websites and email/newsletter campaigns.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Minimum of three years of experience in communications, marketing and/or graphic design. Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

Advanced experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) is required. Experience working within Wordpress is preferred.

 

Familiarity with Alaska SBDC, SBA, SSBCI, and University of Alaska is preferred.

 

Position Details:

 

This is a part-time, non-exempt temporary staff position. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/compensation/files/fy24_temp_staff_salary_grid.pdf, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

 

This is a pooled position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

 

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

 

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

 

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

 

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

 

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

 

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Gretchen Fauske, at mailto:gwfauske@alaska.edu

 

Applications Close: Open until filled

 

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/5004112

 

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Fairbanks, AK

17 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-02-07