JOB OPPORTUNITY: Oak Creek-Franklin Communications Specialist

The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District is actively seeking a Communications Specialist to develop and implement communication strategies to create positive community relations and inform staff and community members of the district’s initiatives and successes.
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  •  Designs, implements and updates an annual communications plan.
  •  Communicates with various stakeholders through various print and social media to promote the work of the district and ensure a positive brand image is represented in all communications.
  •   Facilitates development and creation of a wide variety of materials (e.g. district publications, newsletters, websites, booklets, staff directory, calendars, brochures, posters, etc.).
  • Oversees and maintains the district’s use of social media including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.
  • Updates and maintains the district’s crisis communication plan.
  • Prepares and distributes news releases, arranges media interviews and conference and responds to media request.
  •  Maintains the district’s web site.

 Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  • 5 years’ experience writing and editing printed and/or electronic materials.  3 years’ of public relations or communications work experience is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to edit written materials with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Requires well-developed language and writing skills to prepare professional materials.
  • Knowledge of the design, layout and production of written, printed and electronic materials.
  • Expert knowledge of key social media platforms such, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

For more information contact:

Sonia Lopez

Human Resources

Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District

414-768-6159

s.lopez@ocfsd.org

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