Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs , CO
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Public Information Specialist

Colorado Mountain College
Glenwood Springs, CO Full-time
Posted on July 6, 2019

Part-time Public Information Specialist at Colorado Mountain College Central Services in Glenwood Springs.

Has chief responsibility for monitoring and measuring results of Public Information Office, including: maintaining database to track media response to PR campaigns and press releases (monitoring clips and media coverage), and establishing and maintaining electronic and hard-copy library of newspaper clippings; makes these files available to others within the college, as requested.

Prerequisites for the Position:

Education or Training: Required: associate degree; Preferred: bachelor’s degree (preferably in journalism or public relations or related field, or business)

Experience in the field: minimum one year of public relations, marketing, journalism, or administrative/personal assistant experience, or equivalent education and years of experience or experience in lieu of degree.

Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: intermediate to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word and other Microsoft Office products, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat; writing and editing skills; photography skills; passion for accuracy; demonstrated tact and discretion; news sense; ability to work on deadline; ability to work independently and as a team member; willingness and ability to learn new technical and practical skills, including computer software, to achieve advanced level of proficiency

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees and community members having diverse backgrounds.

Bilingual Spanish/English or conversational Spanish language skills are preferred.