Part-time (16-30 hours a week) Flexible schedule Paid position ($12.92/hour)
Summary: This position is with the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) located at 2015 Grand Ave., in Des Moines, Iowa. This position would be responsible for entry level communications/marketing duties. The applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited university. This position will assist in the management of a statewide innovative summer contest hosted by the Iowa Finance Authority and Iowa Association of REALTORS®, with a strong focus on social media. Knowledge in the following preferred:
In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Foursquare, etc.) and how they can be deployed in different scenarios
Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships
Strong project management or organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
Team player, with the confidence to take the lead with various audiences when necessary
Good technical understanding and can pick up new tools quickly
Social Media/Communications Technology
Assist in the management of all Iowa Finance Authority social media presence, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Foursquare.
Implement the Iowa Finance Authority’s social media strategy, while maintaining consistent tone, developing awareness of the summer contest and increasing traffic to the Iowa Finance Authority’s social media sites.
Work to ensure the effectiveness of the current social media initiative and encourage adoption of additional relevant social media techniques.
Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, and analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results
Monitor trends in social media tools, trends and applications
Assist with other projects as assigned
Closing Date: May 3, 2013, 4:30 p.m.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Christine Wetzler, Human Resource Manager, Iowa Finance Authority, firstname.lastname@example.org, by the closing date.