Public Relations and Marketing Manager - Patrick Henry Community College

  • 16 Feb 2016 11:59 AM
    Message # 3825537
    Scott Ramsburg (Administrator)

    Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) is a comprehensive two-year college of the Virginia Community College System, serving the City of Martinsville and the counties of Henry and Patrick.  PHCC serves approximately 3,500 credit and almost 2,700 non-credit students annually and, consistently ranks among the top ten “Most Tech-Savvy” community colleges in the country by the Center for Digital Education. It is one of the nation's 82 "Achieving the Dream" Leader Colleges. The college offers transfer programs, in addition to career-track and certification programs, and serves more than 200 employers through workforce development. It is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).


    Position Summary: 

    Patrick Henry Community College is seeking a self-motivated professional and team player to serve as the Public Relations and Marketing Manager.  The primary role of this position is to plan and implement a comprehensive, multi-media, public relations and marketing program, while providing supervision and management to the public relations and marketing staff.  The PR & Marketing Manager will initiate public relations activities, anticipate and respond to PR and marketing needs of the college and its individual departments; as well as plan, edit and/or produce college communications including print, electronic, Internet and broadcast media, while consistently improving the quality of college publications. Community involvement includes representation at community events, community organizations, and other activities to create new opportunities to promote the college. Also serves as the college webmaster, the college spokesperson with the media and a liaison to the President’s Council. This position reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Effectiveness and Campus Life and supervises the Media Director, Communications Specialist & Social Media Manager, as well as PR interns and work study students.


    Salary:  Minimum $42,614 based on qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits package. 


    Application Deadline:  Sunday, February 28, 2016

    • Minimum Qualifications: 

    Education, training, and/or work experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in PR, marketing, or a related area that demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.  

    KSA’s and or Competencies required to successfully perform the work

    ·         Considerable working knowledge of public relations, marketing, event planning, promotions and publications strategies. 

    ·         Proficiency in layout and design, desktop publishing, photography, writing, and public relations practices.

    ·         Knowledge of the philosophy, organization, operation and culture of the institution.

    • ·         Strong interpersonal skills.  Communicates effectively orally and in writing; works with individuals of diverse backgrounds; and establishes positive working relationships with external and internal constituents.
    • Must effectively demonstrate attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and an ability to handle multiple tasks, deadlines and changing priorities with good judgment.


    Preferred Qualifications: 

    ·         Journalism and web site management experience

    ·         Work experience in higher education or other non-profit institution

    ·         Previous supervisory experience

    Special Requirements
    Selected applicant must pass a criminal records background check.  Documents verifying identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be presented upon employment. 




    Required Materials:

    Only applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs online application process will be accepted.  Submission of application must also include:

    1). Resume

    2). Cover letter

    3). Official or Unofficial Transcripts

    Applicants who fail to submit the required materials will not be considered. 


    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Failure to complete all sections of the application including the "Posting Specific Questions", or any other sections of the application, will render the application incomplete and applicant will not be considered. Using the statement "See Resume" on the application will render the application incomplete.


    Reference letters submitted by a third party or transcripts can be sent to the attention of the HR Department, Patrick Henry Community College, 645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA  24112.


    Patrick Henry Community College complies with E-Verify which is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.


    Patrick Henry Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran’s status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



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