FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
Under general supervision, performs work of considerable difficulty in promoting career center services through strategic marketing and communications plans; performs related work as required.
Developing and building upon relationships with area employers; performs related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class builds broad-based awareness among the local community (e.g. business, job seekers, educational institutions) of the services provided by the DuPage County Workforce Development Division. The incumbent in this position will design and maintain strategic marketing elements that tie together the business community and general population. General supervision is received from the Workforce Development Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.
• Builds a broad awareness among employers in DuPage County and the general population about the work of the DuPage Workforce Development
• Prepares printed promotional materials and digital marketing; ensures consistent branding of materials
• Develops workNet DuPage Career Center website content and resources and performs regular maintenance and updates.
• Ensures job posting visibility through various online channels
• Manages social media accounts and other digital marketing
• Assists with event planning and participation in community-based events, meetings, etc.
• Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Adjusts work assignment or schedule in the event of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment, may require emergency management training, licensure or certifications.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• Graphic Design, Marketing, Social Media, Media Relations, Technology
• English, grammar, spelling, and typing
• Workforce development, labor market, and HR trends/topics
• Employment and training programs as mandated by federal and state policies
• Related legislation, programs, services, and resources.
• Current office practices, procedures, and equipment
• County policies and procedures
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Preparing files for printing through third party vendors
• Analyzing facts and in exercising judgment and arriving at conclusions
• Initiating and communicating persuasively with external organizations
• Maintaining accurate records and preparing reports.
• Using computer hardware and software including work processing, spreadsheets, databases,email, etc.
• Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations, and services of office to which assigned
• Manage projects and multiple priorities simultaneously
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with department and division staff, other departments and others, such as vendors
• Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations and statutory requirements
• Convey excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively under stress
• Maintain confidentiality
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field; three (3) years of experience in business, recruitment, marketing, economic development; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position is typically office or administrative work and is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.