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Internal Communications Specialist 2020-21 - Communications

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

5+ years of communications experience that includes issues management and/or crisis communications.
Experience with content management systems such as MailChimp and Constant Contact and messaging for social media platforms.
Communications experience in media, internet, technology.

Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field

Ability to:
Write for culturally diverse audiences and with sensitivity. This includes working with a variety of language translators and interpreters.
Ability to produce and edit video and photography preferred.
Passion for storytelling and the ability to research, write, edit, and post content for the company intranet in concert with the web manager and social media platforms in concert with the social media coordinator.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills Basic HTML skills and experience managing content for the intranet (SharePoint) Advanced skills on conferencing platforms such as MS Teams, Zoom and GoToMeeting Skilled at design platforms such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop Strong project management skills with keen attention to detail Outstanding relationship-building and customer service skills.

Type: Classified
Hours per day: 8
Number of days per year: 260
Status: Permanent
Hourly Range: $30.66 - $39.14
Application Procedure: Apply online at

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application. Preference will be given to those applicants with work or lived experience with culturally, linguistically and racially diverse communities.