Strategic Storyteller / Communications Manager II

Working/Functional Title

Strategic Storyteller

Position Summary

As a strategic storyteller, you’ll collaborate with other creative team members and channel strategists in University Communications to develop content that builds MSU’s brand by communicating its mission, values and key priorities to external and internal audiences. You will play a crucial role in shaping people’s perceptions of MSU and contribute to advancing a compelling narrative that promotes the university’s strengths, achievements and contributions to the world. Within strategy frameworks, you will seek and develop ideas for short- and long-form content. You may contribute to content development ranging from written to visual to audio of various types (i.e., feature stories, articles, social posts, marketing materials and video/photo/audio storytelling) focusing primarily on owned, social and paid channels. You will develop and write stories that resonate with our audiences and help adapt these for multichannel content marketing. You will coordinate with PR colleagues on content ideas with earned media potential. You’ll regularly access and review data and analytics to understand audience preferences and content performance and incorporate insights and learnings to help shape future tactics, working with colleagues to help improve content performance and deepen audience connection.

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