Communication Coordinator - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Communication Coordinator develops and executes integrated communication initiatives and conceptualizes, plans, and implements the Washington State University Alumni Association’s internal and external communications to support a successful membership-driven organization that engages WSU alumni around the world.

Through composing, editing, and managing the production of a full range of material including print, web, email, social media, and more, the Communication Coordinator effectively supports the WSUAA’s mission to proactively increase WSUAA membership and expand the ways alumni and friends of WSU can become meaningfully engaged with the University. Through effective communications the Communication Coordinator helps ensure the success of all programs and services across the association.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, marketing or other relevant field AND two (2) years of professional experience in print OR broadcast news media, public relations, marketing including the use of electronic media or two (2) years of other relevant professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience developing a communications plan for an organization.

Experience managing communication projects from conceptualization to implementation.

Experience with proofreading and copy editing.

Demonstrated track record in working with alumni, volunteers, or other constituent groups.

Degree from or relationship with Washington State University.

Basic graphic design and video production experience.

Experience in higher education.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Keyword Phrases

  • University Relations
  • Communication Coordinator
  • statewide system with worldwide reach
  • Discover a great place to work!
  • embracing diversity where everyone can grow!
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
  • Alumni Associations and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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