Communications Specialist

Grand View University

Education-Teaching/Admin | Full Time | Onsite | Des Moines

Posted: 3/25/24

Job Description

Grand View University aspires to serve a diverse community of learners- students, faculty, and staff- in an inclusive and equitable environment with the goal of empowering all to achieve their fullest potential. Our objective is to sustain a campus environment that is free from the power imbalances and institutional biases that contribute to systems of oppression, while preparing our students to stand against those inequities when they leave Grand View.

Grand View University is dedicated to the goal of an inclusive campus where people of diverse identities feel welcomed and empowered to shape our culture and processes. At Grand View University we view diversity through the collective or group and we welcome and affirm the thoughts and experiences each distinct member brings to our community of learners.

To learn more about Grand View’s commitment to diversity, and to read our entire Diversity Statement, click on this link:


Grand View’s marketing department is looking for a creative and technically proficient communications specialist who will assist with Grand View’s digital recruiting efforts. To be a successful, candidates must have strong communication and writing skills and have an aptitude for creating electronic communications.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop innovative, creative and on-brand email communications for prospective students, parents and other audiences

Manage email and text portion of GV’s marketing/recruiting software (CRM), including setting up communication flows

Ensure University-wide adherence to Grand View brand and editorial standards

Work with GV marketing team to write and create admissions marketing materials

Work with Enrollment Database Specialist to develop and manage all admissions communication flows

Other writing and marketing duties as assigned

Job Qualifications and Required Skills and Competencies

Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, English or related field preferred

Strong writing and communication skills

Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

Self-starter, motivated

Excellent interpersonal communication and listening skills

Ability to work independently and in groups

Creative, ability to develop new ideas and initiatives

Demonstrated experience with electronic communications like email distribution platforms, enewsletters or similar.

All applicants must apply through our online application system.

Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.

A pre-employment background check is required.

Deadline to Apply 6/22/24


1200 Grandview Ave

Travel Required

Resume Required


Contact Person

Amy Pictor

Deadline to Apply 6/22/24

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