Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial. These characteristics not only define College of the Canyons, but also mark the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among the 113 California Community Colleges.
Established in 1969, College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.
College of the Canyons is pleased to announce the following Full-time Classified position:
PUBLIC INFORMATION NEW MEDIA JOURNALIST
(DISTRICT COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE)
Reporting to and under the direction of the Director, Public Relations and Sports Information, within the District Communication, Marketing and External Relations Office, the New Media Journalist supports the District’s overall communications and marketing strategic plans and goals by providing written and visual documentation of District programs, events, activities and initiatives. Writes a variety of engaging and relevant content for District web and print communications, including news releases; stories for internal and external newsletters and publications; editorial copy for magazines, newspapers, radio, informational websites, blogs and other emerging media to promote the college. Photographs and videos events, activities, programs and incidents on all campuses and throughout the community. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum two (2) years of full-time equivalent work experience in journalism, public relations, marketing or a related field, including one year of related writing and photography experience. Must demonstrate work experience and skill in research, interviewing, writing and editing, word processing, email, Web and computer information skills. Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver’s license.
Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to 120 units) from an accredited institution is required with a major in Journalism, Business, English, Public Relations, Marketing, Communication or a closely related field. Two years of related experience in addition to that identified above may be substituted for each one year (30 units) of college, up to a maximum of two years (60 units).
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