STATE OF OHIO
Education and Outreach Coordinator (Media)
At the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC), it is our mission to lead collaboration with our partners in the planning, design, and construction of public facilities through quality service, expertise, and knowledge sharing.OVERVIEW:
Creates and manages agency training, webinars and seminars, both in-person and online, for internal and external customers (except training for OAKS-CI); assists in developing, writing, and editing informational slides, presentations, videos and other training media; conducts outreach to potential training audiences; maintains training participant distribution lists; plans and develops webinars of specific interest to stakeholder groups (e.g. school district treasurers, agency construction officers); responsible for local administration certification training and education; facilitates professional development CEUs (AIA, etc.).
Plans and manages special events for the agency and agency's participation in external events (Agency Construction Officer meetings; conferences, industry and stakeholder meetings); designs and manages website registration process for online registration of OFCC events; develops and presents informational displays for workshops and conferences; facilitates flow of information from agency/speakers to event coordinators; proofs presentations.
Manages the agency's social media efforts; develops staff guidelines, manages day-to-day postings and dialog on OFCC accounts (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, others as needed); proactively conducts outreach to internal and external customers for photos, videos and content; analyzes social media metrics and provides insight into improving the agency's social media presence; establishes and maintains relationships with industry, K-12, and agency social media partners.
Assists with graphic design for annual report, educational and informational publications and public presentations; formatting for OFCC publications and presentations, educational and informational materials (annual reports, brochures, newsletters, fact sheets) that reflect OFCC programs and activities; assists with the agency's branding initiative ensuring OFCC branding is appropriate for type of document, presentation, etc.
Plans and develops agency surveys and reporting; provides backup to web postings; provides media relations back-up to Media Relations Manager; provides communications support to grants program, energy services, sustainability program, and legislative affairs; assists in preparing responses to public inquiries and requests for information regarding OFCC projects and programs; other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE OF: (1) communications; (2) agency and state government policies & procedures*; (3) public relations.
SKILLS IN: (4) Operation of personal computer & associated hardware/software (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, Freehand, Flash, Dreamweaver, MS Word & Excel)
ABILITY TO: (5) define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; (6) handle sensitive inquiries from & contacts with officials and general public; (7) listen & respond effectively to external and internal customer questions and inquiries, (8) use proper research methods in gathering data; (9) copy material accurately & recognize grammatical & spelling errors; (10) gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things
***May be developed after employment.
Completion of undergraduate core program in journalism, communications, public affairs, or related field.
OR 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in preparing various forms of literature for publication (e.g., newswriting; reporting; editing; photojournalism; graphics of communication).
OR 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in coordinating training and outreach activities (e.g. events, seminars, conferences)
OR 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in social media management and branding
OR equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.