1. Communications Specialist – Michigan Economic Development Corporation
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is conducting an internal/external recruitment process to fill the following corporate vacancy:
Job Title and Level: Communications Specialist
City/County: Lansing / Ingham County
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Pay Grade and Annual Salary: Grade 4 begins at $68,800. Additional compensation considerationgiven based on relevant skills, education and experience.
Brief Job Description:
The Marketing & Communications business unit is charged with all communications efforts for the MEDC as part of the overall objective of improving Michigan’s image as a business location and travel destination. This position develops and drafts key communications to media and stakeholders through editorial content, speeches, website content and other communication forums, that support that objective. This position provides support to program administration in the areas of marketing, communication and public relations.
Business Unit: Community Development & Marketing; Marketing & Communications
Supervisor: Michelle Grinnell, Director Public Relations
Minimum Education Required:
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field.
Minimum Experience Required:
This position requires a minimum of three to five years of related experience in public relations; communications; writing news releases, news stories, articles and other publications; word processing, presentation, and/or other specialized software related to the position responsibilities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred experience in web communications or technology-focused public relations activities. If you have this experience, it should be noted in your cover letter.
How to Apply:
If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Employment Application by e-mail tomedchr@michigan.org.
Note: A completed application is not required for current MEDC employees who apply.
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Deadline for Response: Dec. 4, 2018