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Communications Representative 9-P11

Company: State of Michigan
Location: Lansing
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Communications Representative 9-P11 Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/michigan/job\_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3654290=0) Apply Communications Representative 9-P11 Salary $21.51 - $34.98 Hourly Location Lansing, MIJob TypePermanent Full TimeRemote EmploymentFlexible/HybridDepartmentTechnology, Management and BudgetJob Number0701-22-14-39-NGClosing 9/18/2022 11:59 PM Eastern Bargaining UnitNON-EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTED EMPLOYEE (NERE)+ Description + Benefits + Questions Job DescriptionThe purpose of this position is to design and provide content for ORS social media and websites targeting an external customer base of active, inactive, and retired members of the systems administered by the Office of Retirement Services. The position also provides graphic design support for ORS publications and other ORS communication vehicles.Position Location/Remote Office: The office is located in Lansing, MI. This position may work in-office or a hybrid schedule (remote & in-office) based on operational needs. Candidates should confirm work location and schedule at the time of interview. ***SPECIAL NOTE: This posting has special requirements. See additional requirements and information section for instructions on required attachments for this posting. Also requires possession of a bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, broadcasting, telecommunications, advertising, communication arts, public relations or a related field.Online application must contain detailed work experience. It will be used as the primary source for the review of your qualifications. For more information about this posting, please review the position duties listed in the provided links: POSITION DESCRIPTION (https://mcsc.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/Social%20Media%20PD%20(1).pdf) JOB SPECIFICATION Forbes names State of Michigan a top 10 employer in 2022! Check us out! America's Best Employers for New GraduatesRequired Education and ExperienceEducationPossession of a bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, broadcasting, telecommunications, advertising, communication arts, public relations or a related field.ExperienceCommunications Representative 9No specific type or amount is required.Communications Representative 10One year of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials equivalent to a Communications Representative 9.Communications Representative P11Two years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials equivalent to a Communications Representative, including one year equivalent to a Communications Representative 10.Alternate Education and ExperienceAlternative Education and ExperienceCommunications Representative 9Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major with two years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials may be substituted for the education requirement.Additional Requirements and InformationWe are looking for a person who understands the value of public service and wants to help us meet the needs of our citizens. Above all, we are looking for someone that is passionate about customer service and being a leader. This person needs to be an excellent communicator, meaning you can effectively give oral and written reports, and prepare clear and concise documentation both verbally and electronically. Needs to have a team-oriented mindset, able to embrace diversity and be capable of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with a wide range of professionals. Must be organized, with good time management skills and know the importance of a timeline. We want someone who is reliable, honest and who keeps their commitments to colleagues and clients. We need someone who can seek effective solutions to help resolve problems in a timely manner.To be considered for this position you must:+ Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.+ Relevant experience and/or education referred to in the supplemental questions must be documented in the resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.+ Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.+ Attach a cover letter.+ If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature. Please attach the following to your application in the specified supplemental questions. May also be attached to application as separate documents labeled "Required Attachments". 1. Provide links for any social media campaigns you have created.2. Provide links or PDF for graphic design work you have created. 3. Provide links to websites you have designed. Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered and screened out. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/New\_Online\_Employment\_Application\_Guide\_-\_First\_Time\_User\_446027\_7.pdf) (Download PDF reader) (https://get.adobe.com/reader/) Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.The Office of Career Services offers current State Employees and interested applicants access to the job application process and a variety of career planning resources. State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits.This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts.Leave TimeFull-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.HolidaysState employees receive 13 scheduled holidays each year, including New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day, just to name a few. State employees also receive Election Day off every other year.Alternative Work SchedulesFlexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.Insurance and Other BenefitsEligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA. Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services. For additional information, visit https://www.michigan.gov/mdcs/employeebenefits/new-employee Paid Parental LeaveProvides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.Deferred CompensationEmployees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.RetirementEmployees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: Defined Benefit (DB) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedb) and Defined Contribution (DC) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedc) . New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the Office of Retirement Services (https://www.michigan.gov/ors/0,4649,7-144-6183---,00.html) . 01 COMNREP - Do you possess one of the following? A bachelor's degree or higher in English, journalism, communications, broadcasting, telecommunications, advertising, communication arts, public relations or a related field. If so, please attach a copy of your official college transcripts. OR A bachelor's degree or higher in any major with two years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials? If so, please attach a copy of your official college transcripts. + Yes+ No 02 COMNREP - Please select your level of experience. + None to one year of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials.+ One to two years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials.+ Two to three years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials.+ Three to four years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials.+ Four to five years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials.+ At least five years of professional experience in preparing and disseminating informational and promotional materials. 03 Please list the major/minor for your academic degree(s). 04 Please select your level of experience running social media campaigns for organizations. + None+ Less than 1 year+ 1-3 years+ 3-5 years+ More than 5 years 05 Please describe your experience running social media campaigns for organizations and include a link to examples. If no experience, please answer N/A. 06 Rate your familiarity in using Sprout Social or similar social media management tool. + Not familiar+ Semi familiar+ Very familiar 07 Please select your level of experience designing printed communications materials. + None+ Less than 1 year+ 1-3 years+ 3-5 years+ More than 5 years 08 Please describe your experience designing printed communications and include a link to examples of your best graphic design work. If no experience, please answer N/A. 09 Did you provide a link to examples of your best graphic design work? Failure to provide a link or attach PDF examples may result in your application being disregarded. + Yes+ No 10 How many years of experience do you have developing and maintaining websites? + None+ Less than 1 year+ 1-3 years+ 3-5 years+ More than 5 years 11 Please include links to websites you have designed. If none, please answer N/A. 12 Rate your familiarity in using Adobe InDesign. + Not familiar+ Semi familiar+ Very familiar 13 Rate your familiarity in using Adobe Illustrator. + Not familiar+ Semi familiar+ Very familiar 14 Rate your familiarity in using Adobe Photoshop. + Not familiar+ Semi familiar+ Very familiar 15 Please describe a situation in which you took initiative. 16 Have you attached a copy of your resume, cover letter, official college transcripts AND links to work examples? (Applicants who fail to attach these items will be disqualified.) + Yes+ No Required Question AgencyState of MichiganAddress 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909 Phone (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer Website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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