Communications and Design Officer

United World College of South East Asia| Date Posted: 3-Sep-2020
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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Experienced
Qualification:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Interested applicants, please submit an applicant via our portal by Friday, 18 September 2020.

 

The Post

UWCSEA is looking to hire a Communications and Design Officer for its Communications Team in the Department of Engagement and External Relations. Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, their work focuses on providing outstanding customer service and high-quality work in line with the College brand for internal clients in the areas of graphic design, digital content creation (design, photo and video content), and communications services. They are also responsible for layout and publishing of mass communications and internal publications as well as supporting the design and publication of digital storytelling and social media content that promote and celebrate the good work of the College.

Work directly with

Senior Manager, Communications; Communications and Content Officers; Digital Media Officers; Senior Designer; members of the Communications, Marketing, Fundraising and Alumni Relations teams; teachers, staff, students, parents

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Design and manage the production and publication of innovative and powerful communications and digital media content through the use of a variety of multimedia tools
  • Create, maintain and update website, portal and microsite content to provide a customer experience that is both inspirational and informative
  • Create and contribute visual content (photos, videos and graphic design) to support storytelling on the College’s online newsroom, UWCSEA Perspectives, and across our social media channels, in collaboration with content and social media team members, to promote and celebrate the good work of the College, our students and the UWCSEA community
  • Design a range of collaterals for internal and external audiences such as brochures, webpages, infographics, marketing materials, digital media, social media content and others as needed
  • Serve as frontline customer service in the Communications Office to support requests that come via drop-in to the office, email or phone, and help to maintain a welcoming and tidy office environment

 

Person Specifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g., Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Communications) or comparable professional experience
  • Minimum 2 to 5 years of experience in graphic design, social media, digital media content creation, digital marketing, or communications (preferred)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a confident and enthusiastic approach to work 
  • Team player with a willingness to be involved in all aspects of school life and the ability to be flexible and think on your feet
  • Experience in digital storytelling and social media content creation (preferred)
  • Meticulous, with exceptional attention to detail, able to multi-task and highly independent 
  • Excellent command of the English language both written and spoken 
  • Proficient in graphic design, photo and video editing using Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, PremierePro)
  • Experience in managing and using website CMS, digital mass communications, and social media platforms and tools (e.g., Finalsite, Hubspot, Wordpress, Hootsuite, major social media platforms)
  • Proficient in Google Suite (Drive, Calendar, Sites etc) and Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) with a working knowledge of the Mac OS platform

Interested applicants, please submit an applicant via our portal by Friday, 18 September 2020.

 

About

UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding our students and protecting them from harm. In keeping with the expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment, those applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening appropriate to the post.  If you have a strong sense of adventure and an exceptional level of commitment to teaching and learning, UWCSEA might be the perfect next step for you visit our website to learn more.


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal

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